The Villas at Gervasi Vineyard were voted the “Best Wine Country Hotel” in the U.S. The USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards just announced the winners today, and ranked Gervasi Vineyard as the #1 spot among the top ten winners in the hotel category for wineries across the country.  This is the second year the upscale Tuscan-inspired, resort-style winery will take the top spot in this exclusive category.

The 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards focused on categories related to wineries, revealing each category’s top 20 nominees across the country. Nominees for all categories were selected by a panel of relevant experts, which included a combination of editors from USA TODAY and editors from  The top ten winners were elected by popular vote over a four-week period.

“As a destination winery resort, we are truly honored and excited for Gervasi Vineyard to once again be voted as the ‘Best Wine Country Hotel’ in the country,” said Scott Swaldo, General Manager. “We celebrate this significant achievement with our team who have worked so hard to make Gervasi Vineyard a world-class destination. Our Tuscan-inspired winery is still relatively new, as we have recently celebrated seven years in Canton, Ohio.  We are tremendously proud to receive this award for the second straight year!”

Voted as the top spot for wine hotels in the country, The Villas at Gervasi Vineyard feature an upscale, Tuscan-inspired boutique Inn with high-end amenities and a beautiful view of the vineyard, spring-fed lake and picturesque landscape.  Each extravagant guest suite displays distinct Tuscan décor with a cozy stone fireplace, complimentary homemade Italian-style breakfast, complimentary beverages and refrigerator, a spacious bathroom with walk-in stone shower, heated floors and towel bars, luxury toiletries, and optional in-room spa services.


The Villas at Gervasi Vineyard are rated by AAA as a Four Diamond property and a member of Select Registry.  Six on-site Villas host a total of 24 suites offering four suites per Villa, including a Double Queen Luxury Suite, two King Luxury Suites and one Two-Level King Luxury Suite. Each Villa houses four suites, with a spacious lobby featuring warm, Tuscan décor, as a portal to each of the four private suites, as well as an outdoor patio facing the 5-acre lake. Guests have the option to reserve an individual suite or the entire Villa for their stay.


Located in the heart of Canton, Ohio, Gervasi Vineyard is a unique Tuscan-inspired, upscale winery featuring award-winning wines, craft beer, and fabulous cuisine. Offering breathtaking views of a spring-fed lake, vineyards and nostalgic landscaping across a picturesque 55-acre estate. Gervasi offers an exceptional wine portfolio featuring 27 varietals with a focus on classical European varieties and includes three premier estate-grown North American hybrids. Dine in three distinct restaurants, featuring exceptional cuisine made with only the freshest ingredients. The Italian Bistro, located in the historic barn, features rustic upscale dining, or dine in a casual setting at The Crush House Wine Bar & Eatery featuring a contemporary flair. The seasonal Piazza features traditional, yet casual menu for dining al fresco by the lake. Enjoy boutique shopping in the Marketplace Boutique Gift Shop featuring Gervasi wines, specialty items and collectibles. Overnight accommodations are available in The Villas at Gervasi Vineyard, luxurious suites featuring the warm feel of Tuscany. The Villas are rated by AAA as a Four-Diamond property. Special events offered throughout the year including wine tours, wine and food pairings, seasonal vineyard tours, Cucina classes, live music, art classes, festivals and more.  Gervasi Vineyard is located at 1700 55th Street NE, Canton, Ohio. For more information about Gervasi Vineyard and GV Destinations, visit @gervasivineyard on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube or call 330.497.1000.


Editor’s Note: Photos of The Villas at Gervasi Vineyard are available via the following Dropbox link