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Grand Hotel – Summer Wine Appreciation Weekend – July 10 – 12, 2020

Please join Grand Hotel’s Master Sommelier, Elizabeth Schweitzer, and LangeTwins Family Winery and Vineyard from Northern California for this special Summer Wine Appreciation Weekend.

Elizabeth is the eighth woman Sommelier in the world who 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.

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

More details to come regarding the topics for the tastings and varietals available by LangTwins Family Winery and Vineyard.

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

In addition, the package includes accommodations in one of 397 uniquely decorated guest rooms and all the modern amenities of Grand Hotel.


Read a feature article on about Grand Hotel’s Master Sommelier, Elizabeth Schweitzer.

2019 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence logoGrand Hotel’s Salle à Manger was recently awarded a 2019 Award of Excellence by Wine Spectator for the third consecutive year, which recognizes Grand Hotel’s well-chosen assortment of quality producers and list of choices that will satisfy discerning wine lovers.

You may also enjoy our Fall Wine Appreciation Weekend September 18 – September 20, 2020

*Stay additional nights Thursday, July 9, and/or Sunday, July 12 for $259 per room, per night with dinner at Woods at no extra charge on Thursday, July 9  (based on availability).

Make your reservation online or call 1-800-33GRAND

This package usually sells out so make sure to make your reservation soon!

Package Includes:

  • Accommodations
  • A full breakfast and dinner daily
  • Friday evening Welcome Reception
  • Saturday wine tastings
  • Saturday evening Grand Cocktail Reception
  • Special dinner event on Saturday evening  (Saturday dinner is for adults only)
  • Saturday evening Cordial Reception
  • Free admission to the Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum
  • Special discount on ferry boat tickets
  • No tipping within Grand Hotel

Subject to 3% Mackinac Island assessment, Michigan 6% sales tax and an $8.50 per person baggage handling charge. Regular additional adult and children rates apply. *Dates subject to availability


Summer Wine Appreciation Weekend

Arrive: Friday, July 10, 2020
Depart: Sunday, July 12, 2020

Package Price:

Standard Room:
$1,499 per couple, $1,349 single
$1,999 per couple, $1,849 single
$349 per additional adult


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