Grand Hotel – Fall Wine Appreciation Weekend – October 8 -10, 2021
Raise a glass this October for Fall Wine Appreciation Weekend. Join Grand Hotel Master Sommelier, Elizabeth Schweitzer, on Mackinac Island for this special weekend featuring Michigan wines. More details will be coming soon!
The weekend will begin with a Welcome Reception, followed by dinner in the Main Dining Room. On Saturday, enjoy breakfast in the Main Dining Room followed by morning and early afternoon themed wine seminars.
Later that evening, enjoy featured wines at a special private dinner. Afterward sip demitasse, enjoy musical entertainment in the Terrace Room or gather with friends in the Cupola Bar.
This package usually sells out, make your reservation soon!
This years featured winery for our Fall Wine Appreciation weekend is Trinchero Family Estates. Trinchero Family Estates has been family owned and operated since 1948 in the heart of Napa Valley. They are a global presence and have created over 50 wine and spirit brands. Follow Trinchero Family Estates on Facebook for more exciting news!
Barry Wiss, President of Trade Relations for Trinchero Family Estates
Barry Wiss will be hosting this years Fall Wine Appreciation Weekend. He has been working with Trinchero Family Estates since 1995, starting as the Senior Director of Hospitality and Education and is now the President of Trade Relations. Barry has established an innovative and creative education program combining culinary and wine expertise, Vine to Dine. Read more about Barry here.
Elizabeth Schweitzer, Master Sommelier at Grand Hotel
The eighth woman Sommelier in the world, Elizabeth enjoys sharing her vast knowledge every season with our guests during this special themed weekend. You can also find her in our Main Dining Room helping you choose the perfect wine during your meal every evening.
Additionally, Grand Hotel’s Salle à Manger was recently awarded an Award of Excellence by Wine Spectator for another consecutive year. It recognizes Grand Hotel’s well-chosen assortment of quality producers and list of choices that satisfy discerning wine lovers.
Arrive Friday, October 8 • Depart Sunday, October 10, 2021
- Rates starting at $1,538.00 per couple; $1,388.00 single
- Take advantage of our lowest rate this season and stay additional nights October 7 and/or 10 for $329 per night, based on double occupancy. The additional nights include breakfast and dinner.
- Breakfast and dinner daily
- All resort amenities
- Friday evening Welcome Reception
- Themed wine seminars
- Saturday evening special dinner (adults only)
- Complimentary admission to the Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum
- Special discount on ferry tickets
- No tipping within Grand Hotel