For a road trip to remember offering the best of luxury staycations, discover and experience Gervasi Vineyard (GV).
Adventure awaits at this retreat to the great outdoors offering a cozy getaway including: Tuscan inspired overnight accommodations, three upscale restaurants on property, a café, a winery, a distillery, a gift shop and live music six nights a week.
Relax and enjoy your summer staycation at a destination that is safe and sanitized according to all health department guidelines with plenty of social distancing.
Tips to get this staycation started:
#1 Pick a Staycation
Your first step in planning your staycation is to pick your luxury overnight accommodations. GV was recognized as the best wine country hotel in the nation by USA Today in 2016 and 2017. The Villas and The Casa have a AAA Four Diamond rating, and you’ll quickly see why! Both venues offer Tuscan-inspired suites, high-end amenities, fireplaces, spacious rooms and views of the alluring Gervais estate. The Farmhouse offers the best in traditional and modern décor and amenities, and it has enough room for friends and family to join you.
#2 Plan for Outdoor Adventure Walking or Hiking the 55-Acre Estate
Enjoy walking around Gervasi Lake which is over six acres and home to several glorious white swans. There are plenty of adjacent trails for walking, running and hiking. The two vineyards on estate add to the Tuscan ambiance. Take time to enjoy the Adirondack chairs by the lake or bring a blanket to relax under a tree. Select the perfect spot on the grounds and enjoy a picnic with delicious carryout from one of Gervasi’s on-property restaurants or café.
# 3 Sit on the Patio and Take in the View
Pull up a chair! The best way to escape from everyday life is to take the time to sit and watch. While at Gervasi Vineyard, it’s a must to take some time to enjoy watching nature in all its glory with Gervasi’s swans, ducks and other wildlife. Enjoy the beautifully landscaped courtyard and vineyards that make every guest feel like they are staying in an Italian village.
#4 Sleep in
Sleep in every morning before you enjoy a deluxe Italian continental breakfast made especially for you and delivered to your room. The comforts in any of the villas or suites include king sized beds, plush linens, heated tile floors and towel bars, large flat screen televisions, a gas fireplace and the ultimate in privacy. It will be the best sleep you’ve had in a long time.
#5 Start the Day at Gervasi Cafe
The Still House is the home of the Gervasi Café where the coffee is always fresh, hot and amazing. Enjoy your coffee with pastries and snacks. Gervasi Vineyard offers guests its own brand of fresh ground coffee named Gervasi Caffè. It is a unique Italian roast that is USDA certified organic, fair trade, locally roasted and delivered fresh each week.
#6 Dine Outside
There are many dining options on the sprawling 55-acre winery resort. GV offers its guests options to dine outside on the patio at The Piazza or the covered balcony located on the upper level at The Crush House. Have a leisurely lunch or dinner. Spoil yourself and order a pitcher of Sangria. Enjoy a full menu with appetizers, salads, burgers, pizzas, and entrees including chicken, steak, or salmon. Splurge on a favorite pasta dish. And don’t forget the dessert and the wine!
#7 Dine Inside
GV has even more options for dining inside. The Bistro, The Crush House and The Still House all offer a variety of menu options. Each restaurant has its own unique flare and delectable specialties. Guests can experience rustic, upscale Italian cuisine served in small and large plate portions for sharing. Featuring antipasti, salads, brick-fired pizzas, pastas, jumbo shrimp cocktail, bacon wrapped chorizo, warm pretzels, house made chips and Taleggio fondue and desserts. And, enjoy award-winning Gervasi wines, signature cocktails, and premium spirits at each location.
#8 Wine Tasting
Gervasi Vineyard is known for its award-winning wines. Gervasi Vineyard’s 30+ wines are produced by a team of experts, with some of the best varietals in Ohio. There is something for everyone’s palate. From estate-grown to Italian imports, GV has a wide selection of wines including reds, whites and Italian custom imports all with a range of flavor profiles that are sure to please the connoisseur and the novice wine drinker alike.
#9 GV Handcrafted Spirits
Day drinking anyone? Day drinking or evening drinking has never been better with perfect pours from The Still House. After having wine with your lunch or dinner, top the evening off with one of Gervasi’s flavor-infused spirits. Offering bourbon, gin and vodka, Gervasi features unique spirits such as a wine barrel-finished bourbon, rosé vodka, and blood orange gin. Gervasi’s distillery is inside The Still House. Prefer a great cocktail? We have iconic classics like the sidecar, Manhattan, and old fashioned, as well as in-house creations inspired by the seven virtues and the seven deadly sins. Which are you, a sinner or a saint?
#10 Join Others at the Sin Room Cigar Lounge
Continue your escape from your everyday life in this rich, classic atmosphere where you can relax, unwind and celebrate life. Located at The Still House, The Sin Room is a quiet, outdoor nook that features an incredible selection of cigars. It’s an area where the savviest of smokers can relax with a smooth cigar, a traditional cocktail or select your favorite pour from an extensive bourbon list.
Get Your Staycation Started
Get started on your spectacular, staycation by calling Gervasi Vineyard at 330-497-1000, option 1. Visit Gervasi online to check availability anytime at https://www.gervasivineyard.com. Gervasi Vineyard is located at 1700 55th St. NE in Canton, Ohio. Follow Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.