Enter to Win a Romantic Weekend Getaway at Legendary Walla Walla Hotel

The Marcus Whitman Hotel will host one lucky couple for a 'Sip & Select' wedding planning weekend in Walla Walla wine country

Jan 10, 2014, 15:12 ET from The Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference Center

WALLA WALLA, Wash., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Planning on saying 'I do' soon? The beautiful Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference Center, located in the heart of historic Walla Walla will host one lucky couple for a romantic weekend getaway to taste and select wines for their upcoming wedding. During the special weekend, the couple will have the opportunity to discover Walla Walla wine country's romantic offerings and use the time to plan their big day. The unforgettable wine valley weekend will include a private guided winery tour for the couple, an exceptional dinner prepared by James Beard-recognized Chef Antonio Campolio at The Marc Restaurant, private grounds tour highlighting the wedding space, and more.

To enter the sweepstakes visit facebook.com/TheMarcusWhitman. Must enter by March 31, 2014 for a chance to win the following:

  • Two nights stay at the historic Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference Center
  • Private grounds tour highlighting the wedding spaces and signature offerings
  • Exquisite dinner at the nationally-recognized Marc Restaurant
  • An afternoon of wine tours and tastings, with guidance from Marcus Whitman sommelier, including:
    • Up to four pre-selected winery tours
    • Exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of one select winery and a meet-and-greet with the Winemaker
    • Picnic lunch from The Marc restaurant to enjoy during the wine tasting excursion
    • Car service to transport to/from selected wineries

The winner will be announced on Facebook on April 1, 2014.

For those looking to plan a wedding in beautiful Walla Walla, the Marcus Whitman Hotel, nestled in the heart of Washington Wine Country offers the perfect varietals to complement any wedding. The historic property includes 127 beautifully appointed guest rooms, a sophisticated and elegant ballroom, six on-site wine tasting rooms and a nationally recognized gourmet restaurant. Additionally, The Marc Restaurant can take care of any bride and groom's rehearsal dinner. Whether your guests want to dine in the restaurant or in one of the hotel's elegant ballrooms, the Marc Restaurant will create a delicious meal to remember.

The Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference Center's luxurious ambiance provides a stunning venue for a wedding and its elegant ballroom provides a beautiful setting for a ceremony and reception for up to 400 gusts. With the hotel's wedding professionals readily available to lend their expertise to weddings of any size, scope or budget, the Marcus Whitman Hotel is a true "one stop shop" that provides all event components including catering, tables, linens and chairs to ensure a stress-free and exquisite event. To learn more about hosting a wedding at the Marcus Whitman Hotel please call (509) 524-5106 or contact catering@mwhcc.com.

Save the date for the Bridal Expo at the Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference Center on Saturday, January 25 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. taking place in the hotel's Explorer Ballroom. The annual event features an array wedding vendors, venues, prize drawings and more to help engaged couples plan their wedding. Register online at www.marcuswhitmanhotel.com/bridalfair-registration or call (509) 524-5110.

To book a room at the Marcus Whitman Hotel please call (509) 524-2200. For more information, visit www.marcuswhitmanhotel.com.

About The Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference Center
Built in 1928 through a community labor of love, The Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference Center is a downtown Walla Walla landmark where history and luxury intertwine. The property was fully renovated in 2001 and restored to its original grandeur, while adding modern updates to provide a truly luxurious experience for today's traveler. The full grounds include a 127-room hotel with luxury suites, a state-of-the art conference center featuring grand renaissance ballrooms, six on-site wine tasting rooms, and the award-winning The Marc Restaurant and The Vineyard Lounge. Thousands of overnight guests, diners, wine lovers, conference goers, business travelers and pleasure seekers enjoy the Marcus Whitman's exceptional guest service each year, where they find "ladies and gentlemen serving ladies and gentlemen" to the backdrop of modern splendor. www.marcuswhitmanhotel.com

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