Web Extra: Sampling Russian Vodka

By KARK 4 News

Published 02/18 2014 11:02AM

Updated 02/18 2014 11:09AM

SOCHI -- Russia is known for many things including tea, sweets -- and of coarse vodka. Our own Neile Jones went into Sochi and learned more about the drink and Russian culture.

She ended up in what some would call a higher end liquor store in Sochi where a deli offers accessories for the cocktail: things like different flavored olives even some sweets.

For people in Russia, vodka is tradition. Normally, diner may enjoy a little shot during their meal.

In fact, it's considered rude to decline a shot vodka and you should be prepared for toast -- especially at happy occasions and good will

Click on the video above for more from Neile in Sochi.

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