Eight Immortals of the Wine Cup

This article is about the Tang Dynasty scholars known for enjoying alcohol. For other uses, see Eight Immortals (disambiguation).
Kozuka with Li Bai drinking a cup of wine while looking at a waterfall

The Eight Immortals of the Wine Cup or Eight Immortals Indulged in Wine (Chinese: 飲中八仙; pinyin: yǐnzhōng bāxīan) were a group of Tang Dynasty scholars who are known for their love of alcoholic beverages. They are not deified and xian ("immortal; transcendent; fairy") is metaphorical. The term is used in a poem by Du Fu, and in the biography of Li Bai in the New Book of Tang.

They appeared in Du's poem in the following order:

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