9 Drinks You’ve Probably Been Mispronouncing All This Time

9 Drinks You’ve Probably Been Mispronouncing All This Time

Going out drinking with your friends and fam is fun, right? But a lot of times, many of us get caught in an embarrassing situation. Like when you’re in a mood to try a new drink but you just don’t know how to pronounce it or maybe you say it the wrong way. It isn’t that big of a deal but sometimes if we’re out with professional company, it’s a situation you’d rather like to avoid. I’ve experienced it a couple of times too, TBH. Which is why I thought to list down some of the most commonly mispronounced drinks and the correct way to pronounce them. Check it out.

1. Mojito

What you’ve probably been calling it:

Mo-Jee-To

What you should be calling it:

Mo-Hee-To

2. Baja

What you’ve probably been calling it:

Baa-Jaa

What you should be calling it:

Baa-Haa

3. Sake

What you’ve probably been calling it:

Sah-Kee

What you should be calling it:

Sah-Kay

4. Hoegaarden

What you’ve probably been calling it:

Hoh-gar-den

What you should be calling it:

Who-gar-den

5. Curaçao

What you’ve probably been calling it:

Cure-Ah-Cow

What you should be calling it:

Cure-Ah-Souw

6. Glenfiddich

What you’ve probably been calling it:

Glen-Fidd-Itch

What you should be calling it:

Glen-Fidd-Ikh

7. Mai Tai

What you’ve probably been calling it:

May-Tay

What you should be calling it:

My-Tie

8. Pinot Noir

What you’ve probably been calling it:

Pee-Noh No-Air

What you should be calling it:

Pee-Noh Nwahr

9. Merlot

What you’ve probably been calling it:

Mur-Lot

What you should be calling it:

Mer-Loh

Which of these drinks are you guilty of mispronouncing? I used to pronounce Glenfiddich the wrong way earlier! Tell us yours in the comments below.

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