Two Historic Wines, One Flavorful Weekend
In 1976 the wine world was turned upside down when a pair of California wineries won the prestigious Judgement of Paris blind tasting. Now experience these two groundbreaking wineries for yourself when you embark on a culinary tour and tasting through Napa Valley.
Your delicious excursion begins right when you arrive in San Francisco at Ghirardelli Square’s Cheese School. Learn the secrets of how your favorite morsels are crafted and paired during a hands-on lesson and tasting with a certified cheesemonger.
The next day, you’ll embark on journey through California wine country to savor wines from both 1976 Judgement of Paris winners: Chateau Montelena and Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars.
First, venture to Chateau Montelena Winery for a five-wine tasting session, including current and library wines. After your guided tasting, you’ll tour the sprawling estate. Discover how the local soil and climate nourish the grapes and impact the flavor of these award-winning wines. You’ll also learn the history of the three families who have owned and still impact this historic winery to this day.
Then, visit to the second Judgment of Paris award winner of your trip, Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars. Sip current and library wines over passed appetizers while touring the spectacular Stag’s Leap wine cave. Next, you’ll partake in a three-course dinner in the cave’s elegant Round Room, each dish perfectly paired with a complementing wine by the winery’s trained and knowledgeable stewards.
Offer valid for Owners who are residents of the United States excluding Hawaii, Maine, Missouri and West Virginia.
This promotional package is being offered by Marriott Ownership Resorts, Inc. d/b/a Marriott Vacation Club International and not through the Marriott Vacation Club Destinations® Program.
Attendance at a timeshare sales presentation lasting approximately 90 minutes is required.
Owners who do not attend the sales presentation may be charged a no show fee of up to $1000.
If married or living together, couples must attend the sales presentation together to receive this offer, singles may purchase separately. Package is nontransferable. This package may not be used in conjunction with any other promotional package Marriott Ownership Resorts, Inc. offers. This offer is subject to change without notice.
Excluded from this offer are:
- (i) Employees of Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation, its affiliated companies, and their immediate family members; and/or
- (ii) Owners that have attended an Exclusive Owner Event and timeshare presentation sponsored by Marriott Ownership Resorts, Inc. within six (6) months of the date that this package commences; and/or
- (iii) Owners that do not own Beneficial Interests in the MVC Trust or a Week that is enrolled in the Marriott Vacation Club Destinations® Exchange Program and/or
- (iv) Residents of Maine, Hawaii, Missouri, West Virginia.
- Cancellation within 24 hours of booking:
Owners may cancel their Exclusive Owner Event reservation up to 24 hours after booking and receive their Vacation Club Points back without penalty. This 24 hour Period is applicable to reservation made both outside and inside of 61 days prior to arrive timeframe.
- Cancellation up to 61 days prior to arrival:
Owners may cancel their Exclusive Owner Event Reservation up to 61 days prior to arrival and receive their Vacation Club Points back in a Holding Account.
- Cancellation 60 days prior to arrival or less:
If an Owner cancels their Exclusive Owner Event reservation 60 days prior to arrival or less; their Vacation Club Points will be forfeited.
The total retail value of this package is $2,200. Retail value of accommodations is $800. The total retail value of incentives is $1,400. Retail value is based on current average room rates at the time of print, which are subject to change without notice. Actual retail value will be based upon the rack rates during the period of occupancy. Premiums, if applicable, are not redeemable for cash and may be subject to expiration.
Airfare, transportation, additional expenses, applicable taxes, if any, and gratuities are not included with this offer.
An inherent risk of exposure to Coronavirus (COVID-19) exists in places where people are present. COVID-19 is extremely contagious and can lead to severe illness, disability, and/or death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, individuals with underlying medical conditions and/or older adults are especially vulnerable. By attending this event, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and agree to wear a face covering and adhere to other social distancing protocols as may be required by law or Marriott Ownership Resorts, Inc. Due to COVID-19, this event may be cancelled or rescheduled and/or you may be asked to sign a waiver as a condition to participate in this event.
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This package includes accommodations in a 1-bedroom guestroom at Marriott Vacation Club Pulse®, San Francisco. Please note: Guests must be 21 years of age or older to attend the events described below.
- Check-in at Marriott Vacation Club Pulse, San Francisco
To participate in all scheduled activities, we recommend arriving by 4 p.m.
- Welcome Reception at The Cheese School of San Francisco
Learn the delicious secrets of how your favorite cheesy morsels are crafted and paired during a hands-on lesson and tasting.
- Chateau Montelena Winery
Raise a glass to the historic 1973 chardonnay that upended the wine world by winning its category in the Judgment of Paris blind tasting. Savor current wines and library wines while learning the history of the three families that have owned the winery. Tour the beautiful estate grounds, and learn how the rich local soil and temperate climate help cultivate these award-winning wines.
- Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars
Visit the winery where the Judgment of Paris-winning 1973 cabernet was made. Enjoy passed appetizers and sip a selection of the estate’s fine wines, learning about the different vineyards that produced them as you taste each vintage. Then explore the breathtaking Stag’s Leap wine cave, concluding your tour with a wine-paired, three-course feast in the elegant Round Room.
- 90-minute Personal Sales Presentation
Learn about the newest travel opportunities available through the Marriott Vacation Club Destinations® Program.
- Check-Out and a Fond Farewell