Tag Archives: Guizhou

Baijiu of the month: Dongjiu Guomi

不喝董酒不懂酒 “If you don’t drink Dongjiu, you don’t know alcohol (dong jiu).” Now I enjoy a good pun as much as the next hack, but Dongjiu’s brand motto really is quite special – bold, clever and memorable. It also inadvertently … Continue reading

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Notes from south China

In the first couple weeks of my travels, a friend and I have made a slow arc from Chengdu in western China to Fujian on the East Coast. Below are a few notes from the road and an updated shot … Continue reading

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The real Maotai

Guizhou is one of China’s least populous provinces of China, yet one of its most diverse. I’m told the scenery is breathtaking. But for the purposes of this blog Guizhou is remarkable for being the home of China’s national drink: … Continue reading

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Baijiu basics: What does it stink like?

Last weekend I set off to a friend’s cocktail party. I knew they would have vodka and mixers, but vodka doesn’t help me get any closer to 300 shots, so I came packing a party grenade of Lang Jiu 郎酒. … Continue reading

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