CANTON – Gervasi’s gift store has been transformed into a bigger boutique featuring a lot more wine and spirits, new flavors of liqueur, and a more substantial stock of attractive clothing, superior-conclude purses and other products and solutions.

About 150 guests ate, shopped and mingled earlier this 7 days at the grand reopening of Gervasi Marketplace. The up to date room is roomier and aesthetically more refined with too a lot of products to count.

Gervasi Marketplace has a lot more than doubled its house with an further 2,000 sq. feet, explained Andrea Hartman, Gervasi’s marketing and advertising director.

GV Destinations CEO and general manager Scott Swaldo, second from right, talks with guests at the recent grand re-opening of Gervasi Marketplace, an expanded boutique offering wine, spirits, clothing, purses, housewares, coffee beans, candles and other items.

The original present shop opened in 2010 at the inception of Gervasi Vineyard, 1700 55th St. NE. Gervasi Marketplace is open to the public.

Design started out late previous summertime, and the venture was completed about a week back.

“This is actually a spot appropriate in this article in Canton, Ohio, and The Marketplace is the initial thing when they drive on the house and the last point when they depart the house,” Hartman said through Monday’s event.

“So it was only fitting for the enlargement simply because it is now our guests’ place to stop and get a Gervasi memento,” she additional.

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Gervasi Vineyard has introduced a new citrus-flavored liqueur, which is sold at its expanded and renovated Gervasi Marketplace gift shop and boutique.

‘Lush coffee liqueur with alluring sweetness’

Also Monday night, Gervasi introduced two new liqueurs — citrus and espresso flavors. 

Priced at $41 a bottle, Citro features notes of lemon, lime and orange. Gervasi indicates consuming it straight, serving it in excess of ice cream or mixing it with tonic drinking water for a spritzer. 

Explained as a “lush coffee liqueur with alluring sweetness,” Giava sells for $38.

The duo joins the blueberry-themed “Blu” liqueur, which was the 1st variety produced very last calendar year at Gervasi’s distillery. 

Gervasi commenced providing its own spirits in 2019. They now include four bourbons, spiced rum, rose vodka, blood orange gin, compact batch vodka and modest batch gin.

Gervasi Marketplace at Gervasi Vineyard in Canton has greatly expanded its gift shop both in square footage and inventory.

The expanded reward store follows the recent announcement of programs to construct a tasting area and spa, which will offer massages, facials, human body therapies and manicure and pedicures.

New assignments also will involve The Rickhouse and an 8,300-sq.-foot warehouse to keep products and solutions even though serving as a distribution heart.

The Marketplace gift shop at Gervasi Vineyard in Canton has expanded both in size and inventory.

The Cave will feature a 1,000-sq.-foot tasting home future to a 4,500-square-foot wine barrel cave for barrel growing old.

The tasting room will be open select hours, though also being used for functions and Wine Club obtain.

Gervasi Marketplace held a grand-reopening earlier this week. The expanded and renovated gift shop now carries more upscale merchandise and a large selection of wine and spiritis.

‘We commenced out much more farm dwelling vineyard, type of a Tuscan retail store truly feel.’

Scott Swaldo, chief government officer and standard manager of GV Locations, explained the up-to-date Marketplace now matches the scope and atmosphere of Gervasi Winery.

Gervasi provides lodging, and celebration room for weddings, social gatherings and company activities.

Irrespective of whether attendees keep at Gervasi’s boutique lodge or generate from a number of hours away, “they want a shopping knowledge,” Swaldo said throughout Monday’s occasion. “They actually want to be capable to take one thing dwelling particular.

“I believe we started out much more farm residence winery, variety of a Tuscan keep truly feel,” Swaldo reported. “And we really evolved into an upscale boutique.”

Gervasi Marketplace at Gervasi Vineyard has expanded both in size and inventory. The updated boutique carries housewares, jewelry, clothing, sunglasses, lotions, hats, candles, wine, spirits and other items.

Swaldo stated that approximately 60% of Gervasi’s hotel and villa company comes from persons who dwell exterior the Akron-Canton location the determine is 40% to 50% for the dining establishments.

“It really is never been our ambition to just get more substantial and larger and bigger,” claimed Swaldo, son of Ted Swaldo, founder of GV Destinations. “It truly is generally been about producing some thing distinctive and particular.”

A lot more house was required to provide the increasing buyer foundation, Swaldo said. “We can actually highlight products and solutions,” he stated of the enlarged gift shop. “You can see what we all have to supply.”

Scott Swaldo, CEO and general manager of GV Destinations, talks with guests earlier this week during the grand re-opening of The Marketplace at Gervasi Vineyard in Canton.

Merchandise with ‘very significant-stop rate points’

The Marketplace is next to The Bistro, a person of four dining establishments on the property. Other people are The Crush Property Wine Bar & Eatery, the Nonetheless Dwelling and the Piazza seasonal out of doors patio.

Products and solutions involve these types of products as purses, jewellery, coffee beans, chocolate, housewares, artisan olive oil, sun shades, hats, bathrobes, candles, soaps, deal with cream and Gervasi-branded clothing. Far more than 20 wine varieties are stocked.

Gervasi Marketplace recently held its grand re-opening. The gift shop is now larger and carries more upscale items, along with wine and spirits.

Products ranges from very affordable merchandise to “very substantial-conclude selling price points,” Hartman reported. “So you can find genuinely some thing for everyone.”

Nationwide strains are carried for property decor merchandise, which includes UNOde50, Hammitt, Michael Aram, MacKenzie Childs and Pampa Bay.

Significant-end and luxury lines also include Barefoot Goals, Beekman, Voluspa and Zia Pia Imports. GV-branded clothing from Goodlife, Johnny O and Past Yoga is also bought.

The Marketplace at Gervasi Vineyard in Canton has expanded and renovated its gift shop and boutique, offering more merchandise, as well as spirits, including this new coffee-flavored liqueur.

Christi Blackerby of Stark County is the retail consumer for The Marketplace, Hartman stated. Sandy Fraedrich manages the retailer.

New goods will be rotated in and included, Hartman mentioned.

“The new growth definitely connects with the spa,” she said. “Some of the products we’ll use in the spa we are currently marketing in The Market.”

Gervasi Marketplace held its grand re-opening earlier this week, unveiling a renovated and expanded gift shop and boutique. The Marketplace is part of Gervasi Vineyard, 1700 55th St. NE in Canton.

‘I like how absolutely everyone helps make you come to feel special.’

Lori Jeffries of Canton was amongst people who attended the reopening.

Jeffries claimed she’s dined at Gervasi considering that it opened, describing the vineyard as “the perfect area.”

She complimented employees like Logan Blaylock, assistant supervisor of The Market: “Everything is fantastic,” Jeffries said.

“I like the atmosphere,” she added. “I enjoy how everybody would make you come to feel distinctive.”

Gervasi Marketplace at Gervasi Vineyard in Canton has expanded both in size and inventory. Wedding gifts are among the items carried.

‘World-course items … right below in Canton’

Swaldo admitted he is been confused by the growth of Gervasi.

“It by no means gets lost on me,” he said. “I am appreciative just about every working day. I never imagined that it would turn into this.

“I imagine our entire philosophy is, ‘Why not?’,” Swaldo reported. “You can find no purpose we are unable to have world-class products and solutions, facilities and ordeals ideal below in Canton, Ohio.”

Retail outlet several hours are 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday by means of Thursday 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The Marketplace is shut on Mondays.

A lot more information and facts about the Marketplace and Gervasi Vineyard is out there at

Ed can be attained at [email protected] On Twitter: @ebalintREP.

Gervasi Marketplace is the gift shop and boutique of Gervasi Vineyard in Canton. The store had its grand re-opening earlier this week.