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National drink

Almost every country in the world has its own special national drink. Almost exclusively, these are alcoholic drinks and very often spirits. Inevitably, these are those with the highest production share or alcohol consumption of the respective country. Wine and beer are available in almost all countries. In terms of per capita consumption, Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic are considered "beer countries".". As typical "wine countries" are considered to be several, such as Italy and Spain, but above all France. Why certain drinks are particularly popular in the countries depends on various factors. Besides taste preferences, this results from culturally and historically determined aspects and, above all, cultivation conditions such as geographical coordinates (longitude and latitude), soil types, geology, climate and weather. These have a great influence for the different basic ingredients such as agave, cereals (barley, wheat, rice, millet, etc.), fruit, grapes and sugar cane from which the drinks are made. The most important countries:

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