For thousands of years, the material of the bottle has been changing, mainly based on the production process and technology at that time. In ancient times, natural containers formed mainly of natural materials such as bamboo, wood, alfalfa, fruit shells, and animal horns; from the Neolithic Age to the Xia Dynasty, pottery was the mainstream, and a small amount of bronze and lacquerware wines appeared; During the period, with the popularization of bronze wares, copper wares took a dominant position, and pottery retreated to the “second line”; during the Qin and Han dynasties, lacquer ware was in full bloom and jade wares appeared; from the Wei and Jin dynasties to the Tang and Song dynasties and the Qing dynasties, the porcelain ware had been sitting steadily. The throne, wine, and ceramics are the "national quintessences" that are worthy of major books in China, and the combination of the two adds to the infinite cultural heritage and heavy historical feelings of the wine. During this period, there were also many valuable gold, silver, and jade wines; from the Republic of China to now, we have always played a leading role in glass bottles, and we have used a large number of ceramic bottles (a lot of bottles use Jingdezhen porcelain, Yixing purple sand and famous kiln Porcelain fired in the mouth), as well as a small number of bottles made of aluminum, galvanized iron, plastic, stainless steel, artificial crystal, bamboo, wood, rayon and special paper. Throughout the evolution of Chinese wine containers, the order of the dominant material was roughly: natural materials - pottery - bronze - paint - porcelain - glass.
The material of the bottle is increasingly diversified, with gold plating, copper plating, iron, tin, stainless steel, pottery, purple sand, porcelain, wood, bamboo, glass, horns, bakelite and so on. Bottles of various materials show their own characteristics and styles. Some are precious and precious, some are dignified, and others are light. Such as gold-plated seven-layer pagoda bottles. Copper-plated cannon bottles from Guizhou Laojiao. Guizhou, Guangxi made use of local specialty resources horns and bamboo made of various characteristics of wine bottles. Eighteen strange in Yunnan, when the pipe is sold, the pipe and wine bottle is favored.
Common wine bottles include ceramic bottles, glass bottles, and plastic bottles, among which ceramic bottles are particularly popular.