Frank and Maria Bramwell are Certified Wine Professionals, accredited through the Professional Wine Studies Department of the Culinary Institute of America in Napa Valley, California.* Before passing their certification examinations, they spent approximately three years taking classes, studying about wine and the industry and visiting vineyards, wineries and wine makers. Frank is a former banker, having spent 30 years in banking in Kansas City and Tulsa. He is a native of Oregon, and a graduate of the University of California at Davis. Maria is from the Kansas City area. Her background is in journalism, and she is a graduate of Kansas State University. Frank and Maria have traveled and toured extensively throughout wine regions of the western U.S. They have also spent time in Italy. They enjoy spending time at their farm near Greenwood, MO., are members of Country Club of Leawood and have extensive experience in corporate entertaining.
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*A Certified Wine Professional™ credential from The Culinary Institute of America recognizes professional competencies in a broad range of wine-related studies. A Certified Wine Professional™ credential from the world's premier culinary college provides rigorously tested evidence of wine expertise and demonstrates a commitment to excellence in wine education."
*From the website of The Culinary Institute of America
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