The best vinegar is in Zhejiang, located in Jiangsu province. Zhenjiang vinegar is unique for its color, fragrance, acid, pure and dense material among other kinds of vinegar in China. Taste it, you will feel acid and delicious, fragrant and sweet. The longer you keep it, the better it tastes. This is one of the “three strange things”, which will never deteriorate.
The smell of vinegar will greet you when you enter into Zhenjiang Hengshun Vinegar Factory. Zhenjiang Hengshun Vinegar
Factory was founded in the Qing Dynasty (1840), which is the cradle of Chinese vinegar industry. It is also among the list of first batch National Intangible Cultural Heritage.
Hengshun vinegar, to be produced, needs more than 40 procedures and takes over 60 days. The production of the Hengshun vinegar brings it`s “color, fragrance, acid, alcohol and strength”, it`s five unique characteristics. Here, you can learn about the artistry of making vinegar and witness the birth of this “acid sauce”.