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 127: Modern and Vintage Glassware

Some of the topics we discuss with Victoria Vergason of The Hour during this interview include:

  • How Victoria used her globe-trotting career in international finance to build a colorful and diverse collection of vintage glassware and bar tools.
  • The various changes in glassware size and shape as we moved from the golden age of the cocktail, to prohibition, and beyond.
  • Why cocktail pitchers and rooster motifs really need to make a comeback.
  • How history and culture had a direct effect on the design and materials used to make different glasses and tools, including camouflaged cocktail shakers, gun trigger mechanisms on jiggers and, even hand-painted cocktail glasses.
  • The origins and implications of the “Three Martini Lunch”
  • Why Victoria is branching out to create her own line of glassware and bar tools called “The Modern Home Bar.”
  • Which famous artists and thinkers she would invite to her ultimate historical cocktail hour
  • And much, much more


 2019-12-05  55m