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Gervasi Vineyard BY BREANNE GEORGE
Reminiscent of the Tuscan countryside or the vineyards of Napa, California, Gervasi Vineyard is a romantic getaway close to home in Northeast Ohio. From a lovely Tuscan outdoor pavilion to a charming indoor greenhouse, this picturesque destination offers a multitude of venue options to celebrate your wedding day and events leading up to it.
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A DESTINATION WEDDING CLOSE TO HOME
“Once you arrive at Gervasi Vineyard, you instantly realize you are some- place incredibly special,” says Nichole Cardinale, Director of Sales & Marketing. “Guests will often tell me, ‘I don’t feel like I’m in Canton any longer.’ Then they will take it a step further and say, ‘I don’t feel like I’m in Ohio either.’ Gervasi truly feels like an escape to Tuscany.”
A Family Affair
Originating from Italy, the Swaldo family owns Gervasi Vineyard. In 2009, Ted Swaldo retired from his long-time career as CEO of ASC Indus- tries, Inc., in North Canton, and decided to take on a new venture. He purchased the Gervasi estate with the vision of creating a winery getaway in Northeast Ohio for local and out-of-town guests alike.
The restoration process was extensive, including transforming the estate’s historic barn (built in 1823) into Gervasi’s Italian Bistro. “The Swaldo family repurposed as much of the original wood as possible to rebuild the barn into a rustic, upscale restaurant,” Cardinale explains.
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