Baijiu 101: A Crash-course in Chinese Spirits

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 also one of the most of the most unique. Yet even as Chinese spirits brands are making their presence felt in America and elsewhere, baijiu is barely understood by the global alcohol industry. This seminar is a crash course that will teach you everything you ever wanted to know about baijiu, and a bit more for good measure. Includes tips for mixing with baijiu, and a cross-category tasting.


  • Derek Sandhaus


    Ming 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,...


  1. Type

We use cookies to operate this website and to improve its usability. Full details of what cookies are, why we use them and how you can manage them can be found by reading our Privacy & Cookies page. Please note that by using this site you are consenting to the use of cookies.