• BENCHMARK and Scheid Family Wines Partner to Create New Signature Brand

     
    POSTED March 29, 2019
     

Global hospitality company BENCHMARK is partnering with Scheid Family Wines of Monterey, California to create “Mō zāik,” a premier collection of fine wines made exclusively for BENCHMARK. Starting in May, the vintage wine collection with be available at all BENCHMARK properties in the United States, including Benchmark Resorts & Hotels and Gemstone Collection.

The wines include two reds, Cabernet Sauvignon and Piont Noir, and two whites, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay. They will be sold by the glass and bottle.

Scheid Family Wines is one of California's largest producers of wine and a leader in the development of Monterey's growing wine industry.

“Scheid Family Wines first planted vineyards in Monterey County in early 1972,” says Heidi M. Scheid, executive vice president of Scheid Family Wines. “As winegrape growers at heart, we are extremely focused on sustainably farming our land for quality and being fully-integrated from grapes to glass. We are excited about the opportunity to produce Mō zāik and bring our estate grown wines to the clientele of Benchmark.” 

Scheid says, “Our traditions of family, sustainability, outstanding value and world-class wines are a natural fit with Benchmark’s goal of excellence in global hospitality.”

In celebration of the opening of the Art Institute of Chicago’s “Andy Warhol: From A to B and Back Again” exhibit on Oct. 20, The Albert restaurant will offer a special “POPart” inspired cocktail. Priced at 14$, the unique combination of pink and purple hues made with vodka, rose, tea and wild raspberry will surely spark the perfect photo-op.

 

Hotel EMC2 is celebrating National Art Day (Oct. 25) with paint-by-numbers amenities, which will be delivered to all guest rooms throughout the day. The property's artistic influence has led to similar art and science activations in the past, including celebrations of Albert Einstein's birthday, Pi Day, the 500th Anniversary of Da Vinci's death and more.

 

Despite the horrible hand Puerto Rico has been dealt over the last few years, their local communities are staying hospitable and strong.