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(Press Release provided by Grand Traverse Resort and Spa)

TRAVERSE CITY: Available June 19-21, 2015, Grand Traverse Resort and Spa, near Traverse City, Michigan, is offering a VIP Spa & Wine Weekend package – a great getaway idea for couples and friends.

Tour description: Your VIP Ticket to Bowers Harbor Vineyard includes a private tasting and behind the scenes tour accompanied by light food pairings. We will start by celebrating with bubbles! Enjoy samples of Traditional Méthode Champenoise Sparkling Wine paired with Marcona Spanish Almonds and fresh fruit. While sipping your bubbly, a Bowers Harbor Vineyards  wine specialist will give you a brief overview of the Winery, Tasting Room and Vineyard History. Next, we will guide you through a variety of samples of white and red wines, ranging from dry to sweet. We will serve you a variety of local cheeses, our very own Peach Salsa, and Michigan Venison Company sausages. During our tasting and food pairings, we will discuss our unique wine-growing conditions, and educate you with interesting viticulture and micro-climate trivia. This will be a fun and relaxing time to ask questions and celebrate what our region has to offer. To end your VIP experience, we will take you into our Proprietor’s Cellar for a handmade Chocolate Truffle paired with our Dessert Cherritage Port Wine. Take advantage of seasonal wine discounts and receive a souvenir wine glass to take with you. Taste, Learn, Enjoy!

Spa Grand Traverse and Bowers Harbor Vineyard will team up to deliver this package on the following weekend:

June 19-21, 2015

Starting at $392 per person in the Hotel *

Starting at $423 per person in the Tower *

May package offers one Bowers Harbor Vineyard tour on Saturday 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
The June package offers a choice of Bowers Harbor Vineyard tour times on Saturday 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. or 3 – 5 p.m.

Package includes:
~ 2 Nights Accommodations
~ 2 Breakfast Buffets at Sweetwater American Bistro
~ VIP Ticket to Saturday Bowers Harbor Vineyard wine tasting paired with Bowers Harbor Cheese Spread, walking tour of the estate vineyards complete with Bowers Harbor history and wine education
~ 1 of the spa treatments below per person:
– 50-minute Relaxation Massage
– 50-minute Cherry Infused Massage
– 50-minute Just the Two of Us Massage
– 50-minute Mother to Be Massage
– Rain Shower Ritual
– Cherry Honey Glow
– Stress Relief Wrap
– Spa Grand Traverse Customized Facial
– Repair & Restore Men’s Facial
– Teen Clean Facial
– Ultimate Mani & Pedi Combo

For reservations, call 800-236-1577.

* The above package rates are per person, based on double occupancy. The above pricing includes 11% tax and $14.95 nightly resort fee. Rooms at this rate are limited. Not available to groups. May not be combined with other offers. Certain other restrictions may apply. Must be at least 21 years of age. Package includes group transportation to and from Bowers Harbor Vineyard.

Photo(s) by Grand Traverse Resort & Spa