Heritage from A Village

Meet the people from the village

Pasi, Matti, Jaakko and Maija are among the almost 1500 farmers contributing with their yearly barley harvest to the making of Koskenkorva vodka.

But why is everything called Koskenkorva? Meet the family of Koskenkorva originating to The Koskenkorva estate, located near the river, is one of the oldest in the area, with a history dating back to the 1600s

The history of Finnish vodka

The Koskenkorva distillery, which is located in the village of Koskenkorva in Southern Ostrobothnia, has a long history dating back to the turn of 1930s and 1940s.

Finnish alcohol monopoly, Oy Alkoholiliike Ab bought land from the Koskenkorva family, Jaakko and Elisabet Koskenkorva. On this land was built the Koskenkorva distillery, where the first experimental distillation took place in the spring of 1941.