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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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‘What goes down…’ or the Luzhou ‘Maotai’ tasting

On Friday, December 9, 2011, four brave souls convened at a restaurant in Chengdu for the first of what will become regular baijiu tastings. The idea was to drink baijiu the way it was intended: with a good meal. It’s … Continue reading

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