Chinese New Year (春节) is an annual Chinese festive celebration that celebrates the new year on the traditional Chinese lunisolar calendar. The festive celebration this year falls on a Saturday, 25 January 2020 and ends on a Sunday, 26 January 2020.
The year 2020 is the Year of the Rat, one of the 12 Chinese Zodiac Animals. It is a belief that the Zodiac animal signs has an integral part in Chinese fortune like wedding dates, career and having a baby.
During the festival, it is a norm to do greetings when visiting friends and families like “恭喜发财 (gōng xǐ fā cái)”, which wishes wealth and prosperity; “万事如意 (wàn shì rú yì)”, which wishes everything go well with you. The Chinese give red packets, otherwise known as “ang bao”, is a form of monetary gift which acts as a token of good wishes for the recipient.
Drinking is a popular activity during the celebration as it symbolises eternal happiness and friendship; as alcohol in chinese (酒:jiǔ) has the same sound as “long lasting” (久:jiu). Therefore, Paneco.com would like to celebrate the festival with you by offering the best wines for drinking and even better, at the most competitive price in Singapore!