Schmidt, Rich


51 minutes 36 seconds


February 28, 2019

Interview Summary

This interview is with Marcus Johnson of FLO Brands, LLC. In this interview, Marcus talks about how he got into jazz, and how he developed a passion for playing the piano, leading him to making his first album and having a successful music career. He also discusses his education, and how that informed his work, particularly with FLO Brands. Marcus then goes on to discuss his role in the wine industry with FLO Wine, and his relationship between music and wine. He also talks about the difficulties in balancing personal and work life.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt in the Nicholson Library at Linfield College on February 28, 2019.


Some oral history interviews are conducted on site and may contain background noise from nature, winery, or tasting room operations.