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Meet the Chinese family that has made liquor for 400 years

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In an ancient city in northern China, an 82-year-old man has finally retired from his family’s liquor-making factory and has handed over the reins of the 400-year-old alcohol brand to his grandson.

Spanning the last years of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), the entire Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) and the Republic of China period (1912-1949) and going all the way into the era of the People’s Republic of China (1949-till date), the millet liquor — or “Chang-sheng-yuan” — has been an honoured brand in Pingyao city in Shanxi province.

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