Delegate Profile

Derek Sandhaus

Company NameMing River Sichuan Baijiu


Derek Sandhaus is the educational director of Ming River Baijiu and editor of He is the author of several books about China, including Baijiu: The Essential Guide to Chinese Spirits and a forthcoming book on Chinese drinking culture, Drunk in China. He currently lives with his wife and dog in Jerusalem, where he is developing a fondness for arak.


Conference Sessions

  • Baijiu 101: A Crash-course in Chinese Spirits

    June 12, 2019, 5:15 PM - 6:00 PM, BCB Tasting Room – Greenpoint Terminal Warehouse

    Baijiu is the world’s most popular category of spirits, outselling vodka and whiskey combined. In terms of variety, complexity and production technique, it is a...

    • Language: English

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