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You’re ready to start planning what may be the most momentous event of your life. With so many decisions to make, the first question you might ask is, “Do I need a wedding planner?” The range of services provided by wedding planners varies as widely as their required fees, so consider the following factors before choosing whether or not to hire a professional. (more…)
The Original Cocktail
What makes the Old Fashioned “old”? For hundreds of years, the drinking of distilled spirits was a relatively simple affair. Up until the 15th century, distilled spirits were almost exclusively used as a medicine and drunk ‘neat’ or without any additional ingredients (wines and beers were preferred for everything else). Spirits were just barely starting to be drunk for enjoyment during social events in the 17th century. (more…)
Gervasi Vineyard has been recognized as an award-winning, premier destination winery resort for over a decade. Known for their classical varietal wines, gourmet meals, luxury hotel and old-world, Tuscan-inspired villas. As you pull through the bronzed front entrance, you instantly feel the warmth of the magnificent Tuscan landscape.
Gervasi Vineyard is now devoting the same attention to detail and commitment to quality in its small batch spirits line. Gervasi has already made a splash in the glass with its Wine Barrel Bourbon, Small Batch Gin, Saint’s Desire Blood Orange (gin), Sinners Blush (rosé vodka), Small Batch Vodka and Wheated Bourbon. (more…)
The Still House at Gervasi Vineyard (GV) is home to The Still House Café where the coffee is always fresh, hot (or iced) and fabulous. Enjoy your cup of java with pastries and snacks while basking in the amazing vibe of an Italian café.
All of the favorites are offered including expresso coffees such as lattes, cappuccinos, mochas, Americanos and shots in the dark. Other popular drinks include iced coffees and teas, Italian sodas and soft drinks. And, why not be adventurous and try some of the flavored syrups, pour overs or a French press coffee? (more…)
From sweet to savory or even spicy, cocktails are subject to variation. But where did they start? Learn the stories behind three classic cocktail origins.
Designed for specific tastes, cocktails are created out of various circumstances. Learn the origins of three classics drinks: the Bloody Mary, the Martini, and the Old Fashioned. (more…)