Check out the new, mobile-friendly!

Ken Kim's Korean Mission

A native son returns to fulfill a unique winemaking quest
Mark Graham
Issue: June 15, 2004

Software engineer Ken Kim has reaped rich rewards from a lifetime of hard work and shrewd entrepreneurial judgment. In a timely business decision, he sold his Silicon Valley software firm to Korean electronics giant Samsung in 1987, and over the past two decades has been able to fully indulge his passion for wine and travel.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands June 15, 2004.

To continue reading this page, become a member today!

Do you have a Wine Spectator magazine subscription? Save 50% on your Online Membership right now!

Already a member?

  |  Forgot Password?

By clicking "Log In" you agree to the Terms and Conditions of


= members only

Keep me logged in      Forgot Password?

Job Opportunities

Passionate about wine? Wine Spectator magazine is looking for an enthusiastic copy editor in the New York office.

Email Newsletters

Sips & Tips | Wine & Healthy Living
Video Theater | Collecting & Auctions
New! Ratings Flash | New! Unfiltered

» View samples
» Or sign up now!
» Manage my newsletter preferences


The marketplace for all your wine needs, including:

Wine Storage | Wine Clubs
Dining & Travel | Wine Auctions
Wine Shops | Wine Accessories