Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Whether you’re looking for an authentic Oktoberfest celebration or a creative way to support a good cause, this week’s festivities have got you covered. 1) Bartender at Home Workshop Where: Wine Depot, Westgate Corporate Center, Commerce Ave. cor. Filinvest Ave., Alabang, Muntinlupa City When: October 4 Time: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Entrance Fee: Free for all Toast Club members, P250 for non-members Bring the bar home and be your own bartender as Wine Depot presents the Bartender at Home Workshop featuring the Mancino Vermouth, an excellent fortified wine made with the finest ingredients to create an original classic recipe inspired by world renowned Italian bartender Giancarlo Mancino. Learn how to make your own cocktails at home using this Italian artisanal vermouth as the main ingredient. At the end of the class you’ll know how to make a Martini, Better Spritzer, V&T, and Negroni. 2) DrinkManila Pop-up Bar at BGC Mercato Where: BGC Mercato Central; Mercato Central Glorietta Dolphin Park When: Oct 6, 13, 20, 27; Oct 12 Time: 6 p.m. – 2 a.m. Entrance Fee: FREE Try DrinkManila.com’s signature drinks at Mercato BGC every Friday for the whole month of October, and Mercato Glorietta Dolphin Parkon October 12. The DrinkManila Pop-Up Bar will serve up cocktails and mocktails as seen and shared on our website. Bring the whole gang and bond over craft cocktails and shots. Purchase one of our signature cocktails and receive a free Makati/BGC delivery voucher from online store bevtools.com, you also get a chance to win a DrinkManila Pop-up Bar 1-hour cocktail party for 20 pax for your next Christmas get-together if you join our online contest. Click link to see full mechanics of the contest. Join our mailing list for updates about what’s in store for the DrinkManila Pop-Up Bar. 3) 79th German Club Oktoberfest Where: Sofitel Philippine Plaza Harbor Garden Tent, Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, Atang Dela Rama, Pasay City When: October 6 and 7 Time: 6 p.m. Entrance Fee: P3,950 per ticket for a Premium seat; P3,700 per ticket for a Regular seat; Discount shall be given for purchase of 20 or more tickets Experience the most authentic Oktoberfest in the Philippines as the German Club Manila celebrates the 79th Oktoberfest at Sofitel Manila. Feast on a hearty banquet with all the trappings of true Bavaria that include roasted pork knuckles, roasted calf, laugen rolls, grilled sausages, pretzels, and other scrumptious pastries–all washed down with refreshing, free-flowing beer. The Bavarian Sound Express from Germany will be there to regale guests all night with traditional Bavarian sounds and modern tunes. Travel to Germany without the visa! 4) Art and Sip Where: The Crimson Hotel Lobby Lounge, Entrata Urban Complex, Filinvest City, 2609 Civic Drive, Alabang, Muntinlupa City When: October 7, 14 and 21 (Saturdays) Time: 3 p.m. Entrance Fee: P850+ per person Find new ways to express yourself at Art and Sip, one of the Crimson Hotel Lobby Lounge’s Passionately Pink activities for breast cancer awareness month. Partake in the Pretty in Pink Afternoon Tea and add P850 per person for a painting session that includes a glass of wine and art materials. Create your own masterpieces with the help of Eshi Shack Art Café artists. Limited slots are available on a first-come, first-served basis. A portion of sales from Passionately Pink will be donated to the Project Pink Support Group. 5) Wine Wednesdays Where: CDP Global Table, 148B Level R1 Power Plant Mall, Lopez Drive, Rockwell Center, Makati City When: Every Wednesday Time: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Entrance Fee: P1,500 When in Rockwell on a Wednesday, wave off the mid-week blues and unwind with bottomless rounds of wine, beer, and cocktails. Plus nibble on some CDP small bites. The New York-style modern interiors are a perfect fit for a menu with dishes from French, Spanish, and European cuisine. Definitely a global table filled with fine wine, small plates, and shared laughter among good friends. It’s the best way to recharge for the remaining work days. They also offer 50 percent off on their beer selection every day for the month of October. 6) Unlimited Wine and Oysters Where: El Cangrejo Crab, Seafood and Steak Bistro, Unit D1 Jardin de Zenaida, 34 Sgt. Esguerra Avenue, South Triangle, Quezon City When: Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Time: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Entrance Fee: P895 Wind down on a weekday with unlimited glasses of El Cangrejo’s special wines with unlimited servings of fresh oysters. Advance reservations are required for Unlimited Wine and Oysters; however, El Cangrejo also has Unlimited Wine available every day for P645.