In 1952, Zhou Enlai, then the premier of the State Council, sent out an instruction himself to allocate funds for the construction of a central warehouse for Shaoxing rice wine.
In 1985, "Gu Yue Long Shan” Shaoxing rice wine was given to the former U.S. President Richard Nixon as a gift by Deng Xiaoping.
In 1988, “Gu Yue Long Shan” Shaoxing rice wine was designated as a special state banquet wine by Diaoyutai State Guest House of Chinese Foreign Ministry.
In 1992, Emperor of Japan visited China for the first time. GYLS made a special “Great Wall and Mount Fuji” rice wine as gifts presented to Emperor Akihito and his entourage.
In 1998, William Jefferson Clinton, former U.S. President visited China." Shou Xing Tu”, Gu Yue Long Shan rice wine with relief sculpture of the god of longevity, was presented to him as a state gift.
In 1999, Chinese national leaders entertained Former Russian President Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin, visiting China at the time, with Gu Yue Long Shan Shaoxing rice wine and presented the wine to him as a gift.