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The blossoms of this plant impart a flavour that is similar to apricots and peaches. Owing to the timing of the plant's blossoms, cassia wine is the traditional choice for the "reunion wine" drunk on the Mid-Autumn festival also known as the Mooncake Festival. In Chinese traditional medicine, cassia wine is considered a medicinal wine and is believed to increase longevity as it is thought to "cure the hundred disease" and "raise the spirit". Because of its perceived health benefits in traditional Chinese medicine, cassia wine is considered to be a traditional gift for birthdays in China. [post_title] => Significance of Reunion Wine During Moon Festival [post_excerpt] => During the mid-autumn festival, cassia wines are consumed along with other delicacies by families and friends over reunion dinner known to enlighten the atmosphere. [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => significance-of-reunion-wine-during-moon-festival [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2017-11-28 15:57:14 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-11-28 04:57:14 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://asianinspirations.com.au/?post_type=asian-culture&p=38827 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => asian-culture [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw )

Significance of Reunion Wine During Moon Festival

A bottle of wine always completes the occasion and the Chinese have one to celebrate the Moon Festival. Cassia wine, also known as Reunion wine or Kuei Hua Chen Chiew, is brought out for Moon Festival gatherings as it symbolises reunion.

The Chinese script for reunion wine literally means “Osmanthus reserve”, and is made from the osmanthus plant, which is a relative of the cinnamon and it is similar to apricots and peaches.

During the mid-autumn festival, cassia wines are brought out to lighten the mood and enjoyed by families and friends along with other delicacies over reunion dinner.

Cassia Reunion Wine

Image: Google Royaty Free Images.

The blossoms of this plant impart a flavour that is similar to apricots and peaches. Owing to the timing of the plant’s blossoms, cassia wine is the traditional choice for the “reunion wine” drunk on the Mid-Autumn festival also known as the Mooncake Festival.

In Chinese traditional medicine, cassia wine is considered a medicinal wine and is believed to increase longevity as it is thought to “cure the hundred disease” and “raise the spirit”. Because of its perceived health benefits in traditional Chinese medicine, cassia wine is considered to be a traditional gift for birthdays in China.

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