Chinese cooking wine is as important as soy sauce. It is never wrong to buy from this top 10 Chinese cooking wine list. For detailed information, please refer to The Ultimate Guide to Chinese Cooking Wine.
Pagoda Shaoxing Huadiao Cooking Wine (No Salt)
Shaoxing cooking wine is the best cooking wine in the world. For the delicious dishes you are cooking, you never want to compromise the quality with a decent cooking wine. Pagoda Shaoxing huadiao cooking wines are the best Shaoxing cooking wines you could find in America. Because they have no salt, you are able to taste what cooking wine is going to add to your dishes.
Chinese drinks Shaoxing wine in the same way as Japanese drinks sake. Adding one salty preserved plum to the hot Shaoxing cup may create a fantastic taste testing experience.
Gold Plum Shaoxing Nuerhong Cooking Wine
Shaoxing nuerhong based cooking wine is a high end Shaoxing huadiao cooking wine in the US market. Long time aged huadiao is called nuerhong. It is the main cooking wine used by many Chinese restaurants in the United States. It is natually brewed from very basic ingredients of water, glutinous rice, salt, and caramel. Gold Plum is well known in Chinese cooking communities first via its Chinkiang vinegars.
Shaoxing Cooking Wines
These are the regular Shaoxing cooking wines with acceptable price ranges. If you are not sure which brand to buy, these three brands go very popular.
Chinese Cooking Huangjius
If Shaoxing (huadiao) cooking does not fit your need, Chinese yellow cooking wine may be the right one for you. Wangzhihe cooking wine goes pretty popular, while the middle two bottles are made in Sichuan.
Fujian Qinghong 3-Year Aged Rice Wine
Beside Shaoxing cooking wine, Fujian cooking wine is also popular, made from glutinous rice and red rice yearst. this Fujian cooking wine has no salt and thus you are able to taste it before adding to your food.
Chinese White Cooking Wines Without Salt
These Pearl River Bridge white cooking wines which have golden color on caps have no salt. So you are able to taste before adding to food. Buy a red cap one for better price, but it has 1.5% salt.
Chinese Rose Cooking Wine (玫瑰露酒)
Golden Star rose cooking wine is made from fermented sorghum and is the most popular one. Rose cooking wine is a key ingredient to make Cantonese-style roasted duck, roasted pork, roasted chicken and suasages. Some local liquors may have the no-salt version to drink as spirit.
Taiwan Cooking Michius
If you do not know which one cooking Michiu to buy, it is never wrong to pick one from these two brands. But remember Michiu Tou is stronger in alcohol.
Taiwan Michius Made in USA
Various size is available at most local Asian stores.
Taiwan Rice Wine Water
These Taiwan rice rine waters are made by trust brands and are a one of best friend to help baby delivery.
Japanese miron would be a good substitute for Chinese cooking wine if the strong sweetness of miron is expected.