China is one of the world’s earliest winemaking
countries. There are an impressive array of Chinese beverages, such as
spirits, rice wine, grape wine, fruit wine, beer, and cocktails. Famous
Chinese alcoholic beverages are Maotai, Fen Jiu, Wu Liang Ye, Gu Jing Gong
Jiu, Yang He Da Qu, Jian Nan Chun; Chinese Red Wine, Vermouth, Qingdao White
Wine, Special Fine Brandy, DongLiquor, Beijing Special Brandy; Luzhou Old
Cellar Te Qu, Shaoxing Jiafan Wine, Zhu Ye Qing, Qingdao Beer, Red Wine and
Chen Gang Jiu from Yantai.
The inexhaustible list of Chinese tourist commodities also includes carpets,
tapestries, silk umbrellas of the West Lake, New Year’s paintings, paper
cuts, kites, folk costumes and ornaments, and toys. Among the native and
special products are candied fruit from Beijing, preserved hamimelons and
raisins from Xinjiang, cashmere and camel-wool products from the inner
Mongolia Autonomous Region, lamb skins from Qinghai Province, fine sheep
pelts with thick wool from the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, and marten
pelts from Jilin Province.