Tag Archives: ganbei

Blood in the baijiu

I was recently asked if I thought China had reached peak ganbei: the point at which China’s baijiu binging reaches its natural climax and recedes into boring restraint. Based solely on my recent experiences traveling around the country, I had … Continue reading

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Will baijiu kill you?

Question: “Will baijiu kill you?” Let me start by saying I know that this question drives most of my web traffic. By starting this blog I became a de facto guinea pig for everyone who’s wanted to journey into the … Continue reading

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An open letter to Kweichow Moutai

Dear Sirs and Madams, I would like to begin this letter by stating my gratitude for your kind hospitality upon the occasion of my visit to Maotai on the 28th and 29th of March, 2012. The accommodations at the Mao … Continue reading

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