“We can’t be making these beverages too precious. Wine is supposed to be approachable and to be a shared experience.”

There is a deep-seated power that emanates from someone who is firmly rooted in their values and knows the true ‘why’ behind their actions. This doesn’t come quick, nor without intense reflection. For Scott Ota, a purpose-driven life is what has guided him, and few people in the industry are as devoted to their convictions as he is, making him one of the biggest game-changers in the biz. Join us as we explore: how can one person with the right vision change an entire industry? How can the combination of wine and hip hop forever change one somm’s outlook on the wine list? And how does developing the right mantra unlock a worthwhile life and career path?

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