Drinking culture

And the world's 50 best bars are...

And the world's 50 best bars are...

Based on the votes of over 330 industry experts, the 2014 winners include bars from 27 cities in 14 countries
Marathon du Medoc: Running France's long-distance drinking race

Marathon du Medoc: Running France's long-distance drinking race

Thirst for victory competes with thirst for booze in event where competitors raise their glasses long before they cross the finish line
Million-dollar booze vacation launched

Million-dollar booze vacation launched

Got $1.27 million, 40 days and a liver to spare? This new alco-vacation is made just for you
Quality Japanese wine? It's no oxymoron

Quality Japanese wine? It's no oxymoron

Put down that sake. Nearly 100 vineyards at the base of Mount Fuji are beginning to produce tasty bottles of vino
Best bachelor party destinations

Best bachelor party destinations

We've done the best man's job for him. Thank us after the party
Boozing expats ruin Shanghai art street

Boozing expats ruin Shanghai art street

Every night is New Year’s Eve in Shanghai’s expat party district. Meanwhile, locals are throwing buckets of water on partiers
Visiting the archrival alchemists of Japanese whiskey

Visiting the archrival alchemists of Japanese whiskey

By competing with each other, Japanese whiskey makers have climbed into the ranks of the world's elite
10 best wine destinations for 2013

10 best wine destinations for 2013

Tradition snubbed. New picks from U.S.-based wine mag dominated by offbeat wine regions around the world
Revealed: The must-have Korean travel item

Revealed: The must-have Korean travel item

Soju juice boxes spark international customs alert
Guide to pojangmacha: Why Koreans love drinking in tents

Guide to pojangmacha: Why Koreans love drinking in tents

Korea's beloved street stalls are turning into pick-up bars and franchise chains
How to survive a Chinese drinking frenzy

How to survive a Chinese drinking frenzy

Being the guest of honor at a Chinese banquet is like being a pinata at a Mexican birthday party. Here's how to (sort of) escape the punishment
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