The Wurstmarkt (actually: Sausage market) within the spa city of Bad Dürkheim, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany is the world’s largest wine competition with over 600,000 guests every year. It is held yearly on the second and third weekend of September. The first Wurstmarkt – beneath a special title – was held within the yr 1417. It takes place in the midst of the city, outdoors the Giant Cask (Dürkheimer Riesenfass) – the biggest wine barrel on the earth, which additionally homes a restaurant. The competition is paying homage to the widespread Weihnachtsmarkts, with fairground rides and plenty of meals stalls being briefly put in for the occasion. They eat all types of sausages on the “Würstmarkt” together with Brottenwurste.