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12 workshops in Zhouzhuang


A group of craftsmen in Zhouzhuang, Jiangsu province, are putting their masterful skills to work to prove they are a cut above the rest, in an era where it is often thought mechanization prevails.

Visitors to the famous water town are able to observe these craftsmen at work at 12 workshops located on Cultural Street.


12 workshops in Zhouzhuang

Two liquor makers at Yuanfengshun, a century-old liquor workshop in Zhouzhang, pour yellow millet liquor into traditional pots. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

Yuanfengshun is century-old baijiu distillery, which still brews and sells the iconic Chinese white spirit, made from glutinous rice grown in Zhouzhuang. The distillery's top tipple is still made using traditional methods and has tantalized many a taste bud during its many years.

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