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  • Fall Wine Appreciation Weekend

Fall Wine Appreciation Weekend

Arrive Friday, September 18, 2020 • Depart Sunday, September 20, 2020

Package Price:

  • This package is currently SOLD OUT; however, social rates are still available for these dates. For availability, please call 1-800-334-7263.

Additional Pricing:

  • $349.00 per additional adult
  • Stay additional nights — Wednesday, September 16; Thursday, September 17; Sunday, September 20; and/or Monday, September 21 — for $259 for the first two adults in the room with dinner at Woods Restaurant at no extra charge (based on availability)


Raise a glass this September for Fall Wine Appreciation Weekend. Join Grand Hotel Master Sommelier, Elizabeth Schweitzer, on Mackinac Island for this special weekend featuring Bel Lago Winery, located in Leelanau County, Michigan.

The weekend will begin with a Welcome Reception on the Front Porch, followed by dinner in the Main Dining Room. On Saturday, have a full breakfast in the Main Dining Room, then enjoy two themed wine seminars: one in the morning and then a second one in the early afternoon.

Later that evening, enjoy featured wines at the Grand Cocktail Reception and a special private dinner. Afterward sip demitasse, enjoy musical entertainment in the Terrace Room or gather with friends in the Cupola Bar.

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.

Learn More About Our Master Sommelier

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.

Package Includes:

  • Accommodations
  • Breakfast and dinner daily
  • All resort amenities
  • Friday evening Welcome Cocktail Reception
  • Saturday wine seminars and tastings
  • Saturday evening Grand Cocktail Reception
  • Saturday evening special dinner (adults only)
  • Saturday evening Cordial Reception
  • Free admission to the Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum
  • Special discount on ferry tickets
  • No tipping within Grand Hotel

This package is currently SOLD OUT; however, social rates are still available for these dates. Call 1-800-334-7263 for availability.

*Subject to Michigan 6% sales tax, 3% Mackinac Island assessment, and an $8.50 per person baggage-handling charge. Tipping at Woods Restaurant is expected. Extra charges apply for additional adults and children over double occupancy rates. Dates subject to availability.

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