Belgium, 805-967-8111—Johnny Fincioen of Global Beer Network, a Belgian beer importer in Goleta, CA, leads trips to this fabled land of brew every year.—10-day beer and chocolate tours of Brussels, Ghent, Bruges, Charleroi, Leuven and Antwerp—tours of Antwerp, other Belgian beer cities, and the Netherlands

Germany and Czech Republic—tours of Prague, Bamberg and Munich Oktoberfest, 888-991-6718—12-night tours of Bamberg, Prague, Salzburg and Munich Oktoberfest

Great Britain—offers many short pub and brewery tours in the U.K.

Pacific Northwest /Northeastern U.S. and Canada

www,—bus tours of breweries and brewpubs in Portland, OR—bus tours of Seattle’s breweries and brewpubs 800-824-4968—7-night beer cruises on luxury liners to Alaska and the Northeast U.S. and Canada