Marianne Welch

Other distinctions

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


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, Champagne, and Rhone.

Passed Exams

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