The Sool Company is an expat owned and operated company dedicated to the education and promotion of Korean traditional alcohol. It was founded in 2012, first under the MMPK banner and was rebranded in 2017 as The Sool Company. It specializes in brewing education, tourism, Korean alcohol history & culture, as well as consulting for domestic and international clients. Based in Seoul, The Sool Company works closely with the domestic Korean traditional alcohol industry to create opportunities for the development of makgeolli and other Korean alcohols.
Director and Founder Julia Mellor and Managing Partner Daniel Mclaughlin have been studying the Korean alcohol brewing and commercial industry from various academies, including Susubori Academy, The Korean Traditional Alcohol Institute, The Korean Homebrewing Institute, and Makgeolli School. Passionate about the craft, they are committed to forging a bridge between the domestic Korean industry and the international consumer market through education and tourism.