Finally! Spring is in the air! Birds are coming back from their winter retreats. Early spring flowers are popping up everywhere. Clocks have sprung ahead an hour offering more daylight every day. It’s a time of renewal and rejuvenation.

Spring is also a time to celebrate and  Gervasi Vineyard Resort & Spa (GV) is the place to be to welcome the beginning of spring in Ohio. To make the celebration even better, GV has new feature menu items to try!

Make your visit to GV an all-day celebration by scheduling a lavender facial and lavender mani and pedi at The Spa before or after an amazing meal. The spring flavors at Gervasi include a lot of floral and fruit-forward drinks and dishes as a way to indulge in those springtime favorites.

Let’s Start with Cocktails and Coffee at The Still House

The Still House is designed as a coffeehouse and cocktail lounge and features Gervasi Caffé signature roastGervasi Spiritscraft cocktails, draft beersaward-winning wines, and a delectable appetizer menu. In the evening, live music offers just the right vibe to transform to a swanky cocktail lounge.

The new spring additions to the food, coffee, wine and cocktails menu include:

Coffees:

  • BLUEBERRY CRUMBLE with Blueberry Purée, Butter Pecan Syrup, Cinnamon, Espresso, Oat Milk, Whipped Cream and Granola Crumble. It’s just yummy.
  • LAVENDER LATTE with milk, white chocolate sauce, honey, lavender syrup and of course Espresso and a lavender pick. Delicious in the morning or any time of the day or evening.

Menu treats

  • TOASTED BAGEL topped with garlic cream cheese or butter
  • BREAKFAST SANDWICH that includes a garlic roasted bagel, short rib, scrambled eggs, caramelized onion, cheddar cheese and roasted garlic aioli – a great way to start the day off.
  • PEPPERONI FLATBREAD with naan bread, marinara, mozzarella, provolone and pepperoni
  • CARROT CAKE CUPCAKE, perfectly filling and delicious with cream cheese frosting and candied walnuts

Top the evening off with one of the spring cocktails made just the way you like.

  • Lilac Gin Sour made with GS Small Batch Gin, butterfly pea extract, lavender syrup, crème de violet, lemon juice, aquafaba, and lavender petals
  • BOURBON BLOSSOM with GS Wine Barrel Bourbon, Griotte Cherry Juice, Chambord, and soda. Topped off with an orchid flower and Griotte Cherry.

Food and Wine Pairings at The Crush House

Check Out the New Menu Items at The Crush House

The Crush House is a contemporary winery, wine bar and eatery housed in a modern industrial-style building with indoor and outdoor dining options. Diners can stop in for lunch or dinner and enjoy a variety of appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, pastas, and entrées.

The new springtime cocktails at The Crush House offerings:

  • LAVENDER GIN MARTINI created with Gervasi’s small batch gin, lavender syrup, St. Germain, lemon juice, and a lemon peel garnish
  • STRAWBERRY BASIL SMASH with Gervasi’s small batch vodka, lemon juice, honey, strawberries, and basil leaves

Newly added appetizers and entrees include:

  • BRUSCHETTA topped with basil-infused ricotta, balsamic caramelized onions, blistered grape tomatoes, balsamic glaze, and fried basil
  • FISH AND CRISPS, which includes two cod filets, parmesan truffled potato chips, and malt vinegar aioli
  • LAMB CHOP with carrot purée, rosemary potatoes, and tart cherry gastrique

Any visit to Gervasi has to include one of the heavenly desserts that are celebrations in and of themselves. The new addition for spring is:

  • ORANGE RICOTTA TART that features a vanilla chiffon cake, orange syrup, orange curd, sweet whipped ricotta, chocolate shavings, and ganache

Dine at The Bistro

Welcome Spring and Celebrate Life at The Bistro

The Bistro building itself is a marvel. The menu is focused on upscale Italian fare and offers, antipasti, steaks, pasta, an array of entrees, pizza, contorni, insalates (salads), and desserts. There is also an extensive wine list and specialty cocktail list.

Celebrate spring with newly added drink options include:

  • BLACKBERRY BASIL SMASH made with Gervasi’s Small Batch Gin, Chambord, Blackberries, basil, fresh lemon, honey, and Lambrusco
  • RHUBARB BLUSH with GS Small Batch Vodka, Fennel Infused Dolin Dry Vermouth, Fresh Lemon, and House Made Rhubarb Fennel Syrup

New Appetizer:

  • POLPO ALLA GRIGLIA which is a Grilled Mediterranean Octopus made with Tomato, Kalamata Olives, Red Potatoes, Red Wine Vinegar, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Paprika, and Basil

New Entrees:

  • PAPPARDELLE AL CINGHIALE, a House Made Pappardelle Pasta with Wild Boar, Ragu, Taleggio Fonduta, and Juniper Berries
  • COTOLETTA ALLA MILANESE, a 14 oz Breaded Veal Chop with an Arugula Salad with Tomato and Shaved Parmesan
  • ROMBO IN PORTAFOGLIO, a Turbot filet with tomato, basil, braised leeks, and Mediterranean Pil Pil Sauce

Must Try Dessert:

  • SALTED CARAMEL PANNA COTTA with red wine poached pears and delicious vanilla whipped cream

The Spa at Gervasi Vineyard

Spring is the Time to Refresh at The Spa at Gervasi

The Spa at Gervasi Vineyard is celebrating its one-year anniversary this spring. The Spa was designed to be a haven of tranquility and rejuvenation.

Lavender is in the scent of spring this year and has been incorporated into many of the spring services at The Spa including:

  • LAVENDER SUGAR POLISH, this 50-minute spa service is a luxurious, rejuvenating treatment with a sugar scrub that will melt into the skin and prepare it for the change of seasons. Seal this ultra-hydrating treatment with a lavender body butter that leaves skin healthy and glowing.
  • HEALING LAVENDER FACIAL, this 80-minute service with Lavender as an effective anti-inflammatory and soothes redness. This facial is customizable for individual skincare needs and features a lavender hydra jelly mask which promotes calming and healing from the harsh cold winter months. This facial is also a great option for those who suffer from acne as it helps with scarring.
  • LAVENDER MANICURE or LAVENDER PEDICURE

This decadent treatment focuses on much-needed exfoliation and hydration using a sweet lavender-scented scrub to refresh those worn-out hands or feet. Enjoy an intensely moisturizing butter that handily defeats dryness and sinks in for a soft, smooth finish; leaving skin radiant in time for Spring.

Making Springtime Memorable at Gervasi Vineyard Resort & Spa

Spring is the time of the year for renewal inside and outside. Gervasi is always here to help guests enjoy the warmer temps and longer days by introducing their gusts to their new springtime food favorites and new refreshing, masterfully built drinks.