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    Marianne Welch

    Other distinctions

    FWS, IWS, CSW, WSET 3, level 1 Master Court Sommeliers, Master Bourgogne Certificate of Viticulutre WSU Cerificate of Enology WSU

    Bio

    Marianne has a great passion for the world of wine, especially those from the old world. She currently holds a certificate in Viticulture and a certificate in Enology from Washington State University. She is a Certified Wine Specialist (CWS) and passed the level 3 exam from the Wine and Spirit Trust. She also has past the introductory level 1 Master Court Sommelier's test and is working on her level 2 Sommelier's Certification. She is a French and Italian Wine Scholar (FWS & IWS) and has passed her Masters in Bourgogne. She is currently awaiting her test results for the Masters of Champagne. She hopes to undertake her Masters of Rhone, Provence and Bordeaux soon as well as her WSET diploma and CWE.

    Passed Exams

    Rhône Master-Level with honors
    Champagne Master Level
    Italian Wine Scholar with highest honors
    Bourgogne Master Level with honors
    French Wine Scholar with highest honors

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