One night, the soul of wine was singing in the flask: “O man, dear disinherited! to you I sing This song full of light and of brotherhood From my prison of glass with its scarlet wax seals. … For I feel a boundless joy when I flow Down the throat of a man worn out by his labor; His warm
Today’s guest is John Clerides. He is the owner of the incredibly successful Marquis Wine store, the premier wine shop in BC, as well as a number of other ventures and businesses. You’ll hear from John how he modeled his store after Kermit Lynch’s Adventures on the Wine Route, why John thinks biodynamic practices lead to better wines, why generational wine making matters, what BC and Canadian wine need to start doing, and a helluva lot more.
In our weekly newsletter I shared a study that has been making the rounds everywhere. It apparently shows robust data that organic and biodynamic wines score higher than conventional wines – but sustainable wines score no higher than conventional. I mentioned that I hadn’t had time to look at the data in depth and wasn’t vouching for it. Well, I’m