“It’s incredible. Some of my greatest gifts and most personal things I’ve ever felt are with these people in both failure and success.”

Shayn is the Examination Director for the Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas. His quick wit, perceptiveness, ability to inspire (while also making you laugh), and generosity to all those around him, is limitless. In this episode, we cover how one creates what’s often called ‘the hardest test in the world,’ how being a former actor can prepare you for high-pressure situations, and ask: is fried chicken & Champagne the greatest food pairing ever?

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