Scott originally planned to be a French teacher and taught for several years in the Rhône Valley. One of his school’s former students was the head sommelier at Le Bec-Fin in Philadelphia, and after a quick letter of introduction, Scott was able to trade the classroom for the cellar. His two years at Le Bec-Fin were followed by head sommelier roles at Seeger’s in Atlanta, as well as the Fountain Restaurant at the Four Seasons Philadelphia. He moved west to take over the wine program at Solage Calistoga, before joining the team at The Restaurant at Meadowood in 2018. After the 2020 fires claimed the restaurant, he joined Winebow in 2021, where he became a Certified Wine Educator, Certified Specialist of Wine and Certified Specialist of Spirits from the Society of Wine Educators. Scott achieved the Master Sommelier title in 2022.