Shaoxing Cooking Wine, Chinese Cooking Wine, Shaoxing Wine (Regular, Pack of 1) Shaoxing wine (Shaohing, Shaoshing) is one of the most famous varieties of huangjiu, or traditional Chinese wines, fermented from rice. It originates from the region of Shaoxing, in the Zhejiang province of eastern China. It is widely used as both a beverage and a cooking wine in Chinese cuisine. It is internationally well known and renowned throughout mainland China, as well as in Taiwan and Southeast Asia Shaoxing wine has been in production since dynastic times. Large quantities are made and stored in the classic Shaoxing wine container over long periods of time.It is also bottled for domestic consumption and for shipping internationally. Aged wines are referred to by year of brewing, similar to grape vintage year. Shaoxing wine can be drunk as a beverage and is considered to take the place of rice at the beginning of a meal. When at home, some families will drink their wine out of rice bowls, which is also the serving style at Xian Heng Inn. If not served at a meal, Shaoxing wine can also accompany peanuts or other common snacks.
- Shaoxing wine (Shaohing, Shaoshing) is one of the most famous varieties of huangjiu, or traditional Chinese wines, fermented from rice.
- Shaoxing rice wine adds an unmistakable flavor and fragrance to dishes
- Every Chinease restaurant uses Shaoxing wine in almost EVERY savory dish.
- Authentic Chinese Cooking Wine, ermented from rice. It originates from the region of Shaoxing, in the Zhejiang province of eastern China.