A Brief History of Soju

A Brief History of Soju

by Joe Mcpherson   Soju is one of the most consumed beverages in the world, especially South Korea. In 2017, Koreans drank 3.6 billion bottles. That’s 86 bottles per adult in one year, or two shots a day. Yet soju was not always the most popular drink in...
A Quick Video Crash Course on Soju from Dom & Hyo

A Quick Video Crash Course on Soju from Dom & Hyo

Want to learn the necessary bits about soju in four minutes? Dom & Hyo have made the video for you. Here are some highlights. Why soju is popularSoju is the top selling spirit in the world with 78 million cases being sold per yearA quick history of soju How...
Video: Korean Alcohol from Expert Julia Mellor

Video: Korean Alcohol from Expert Julia Mellor

The Korean Cultural Center Australia features Julia Mellor in this video. She gives a rundown on the rich boozy categories of Korean beverages. There is more to it than soju. More to it than makgeolli. Julia is known as the world’s top English speaking expert on...
Korean Drinking Etiquette: A Guide

Korean Drinking Etiquette: A Guide

Korea has millennia of history in the art of drinking. With that, a sophisticated set of rules have developed when partaking of the sool. Here are a few pointers about Korean drinking etiquette. Don’t drink alone Drinking is a social ritual. We drink a good bit...