WBD Updates | Snacking in Beijing, Bai Tai-ing in Hawaii, tasting in Sydney

By Jim Boyce | It’s World Baijiu Day! Here are a few happenings from around the world. You can see a list of all events here.

BEIJING: Why do I love the team at Pop-Up Beijing? It gets stuff done. This interior decor shop / wine bar is the core of the WBD cause in Beijing and tonight will feature five tasty snacks by Sue Zhou, including salmon, duck, smoked eggplant, tofu-peanut butter and chocolate. Plus, a craft brew by Nine Inch. Plus, New Zealand, U.S. and China baijius. All for rmb98. Maximum 30 seats, RSVP essential, details below.


WAIKOLOA: Meanwhile in Hawaii, the Hilton Waikoloa Village is celebrating World Baijiu Day with a Bai Tai, a twist on the Maitai. Get yours in the hotel’s Kona Tap Room., says beverage manager Michael Hoftstedt.

SYDNEY: And the Moutai Showroom in Sydney returns for a third straight year. Imogen Hayes there will be free tastings and tutorials all during World Baijiu Day!

Follow World Baijiu Day on Facebook and Twitter. And check out my China wine site Grape Wall and nightlife site Beijing Boyce.

Founded in 2015, World Baijiu Day is held each August 9, with events in over 60 cities so far. Follow WBD on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. And get in touch via spirit (at) worldbaijiuday.com.

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