Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Panamanian Connection, Pt. 2: Trouble in Luzhou

Longtime readers of 300 Shots will be familiar with my interest in the oft-repeated legend of baijiu’s triumphant showing at the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition. According to the story, several Chinese alcohol companies presented at the event – a World’s … Continue reading

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Year of the Snake

Happy New Year, readers. It’s the Year of the Snake and what better way to celebrate than a little post on Snake Wine. In south China – and much of Southeast Asia – snakes are all the rage. Snake wine … Continue reading

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All the baijiu in China

How much baijiu does China consume? According to many industry professionals, China drinks enough baijiu each year to fill Hangzhou’s West Lake. I’ve been told this on more than one occasion, and seen it repeated in the media (a version … Continue reading

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