The Modern Bar Cart Podcast

The Modern Bar Cart Podcast is a weekly discussion of the tools and techniques that make great drinks. Hosted by Modern Bar Cart CEO Eric Kozlik, this cocktail podcast gives great information for home bartenders and industry professionals alike. If you’re looking to take your cocktail game to the next level, this is the podcast for you.


episode 124: Natural Wine (Part I)

Some of the topics we discuss in this fascinating natural wine interview with Joey Fox of Old Westminster Winery.

  • What the term “natural wine” really means - and what you can expect from wines that fall into this category.
  • How Joey worked his way into the natural wine world by way of tea, then coffee, then restaurants, then organic vegetable farming.
  • How native yeast fermentation, lack of chemical additives and preservatives, and lack of fining and filtration can wildly impact the flavor profile of a wine.
  • What the terms “skin contact,” “orange wine,” and pet nat” mean, and why you’re going to start hearing these terms a lot more
  • How natural winemaking practices can take a grape that’s usually used to make “cougar juice” (AKA Pinot Grigio), and turn it into something extremely refined and food friendly.
  • Which sparkling wine pre-dates Champagne by over 200 years.
  • And much, much more.


 2019-11-14  52m