Baijiu and Chinese Drinking Culture

Jenny and guests share their personal experience with drinking in China. Jenny also interviews Derek Sandhaus, author of Baijiu: The Essential Guide to Chinese Spirits.Here's a list of words used in today's show:1) 白酒 Báijiǔ: baijiu2) 干杯 Gānbēi: cheers or empty the glass3) 茅台 Máotái: a prestigious baijiu brand from Guizhou province4) 五粮液 Wǔliángyè: a prestigious baijiu brand from Sichuan province5)二锅头 Èrguōtóu: an affordable baijiu from Beijing6) 剑南春 Jiànnánchūn: a prestigious baijiu from Sichuan province7) 酱香 Jiàng xiāng: sauce fragrance8) 浓香 Nóng xiāng: thick fragrance 9) 黄酒 Huángjiǔ: rice wine 10) 酒量 Jiǔliàng: alcohol tolerance11) 官场 Guānchǎng: officialdom, goverment officals12) 过敏 Guòmǐn: allergy  


by The Official ChinesePod Blog