Visitors at a supermarket in Seoul look at alcohol beverages on Wednesday. Sales of wine, beer and makgeolli are rising at supermarkets and convenience stores as more people opt to stay
Comedian Jo Se-ho will host the upcoming web show “Jo Se-ho’s Wine Bar” (translated) on Studio K, a YouTube channel run by major broadcaster KBS, the channel said on Friday. In the show, Jo will adopt his sommelier persona "Jommelier" and run a ...
The Cultural Heritage Administration on June 15 designated makgeolli-making as a National Intangible Cultural Heritage. With this, the traditional culture of making and sharing makgeolli — Korea’s traditional rice wine — has been officially ...
Wine sales keep growing as Covid-19 continues to keep people at home, and vendors aggressively promote nesting and drinking.
Kooksoondang, Korea’s No. 3 makgeolli maker, reported record exports in the first two months of the year.
For the first time ever, more wine was imported into Korea than beer last year and some retailers like Lotte Mart saw a whopping 83.4 percent increase in its wine sales, compared to the statistics from the year previous.
With drinking at home gaining popularity due to the prolonged coronavirus pandemic, Korea imported an all-time high 38,969 tons of wine, worth $239.3 million, last year.
The National Folk Museum of Korea has set up a special exhibition in a virtual world for visitors to enjoy as the museum's doors remain tightly shut amid the coronavirus pandemic. Titled “Makgeolli, A Companion in a Bittersweet Life,” ...
Retailers in Korea are scrambling to offer a mix of party products including wine, meal kits and decorations as consumers are expected to stay indoors for the holiday season due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Online content has expanded amid the coronavirus pandemic and with Seoul back under Level 2 social distancing guidelines, people are heading online for cultural content from both home and abroad.