Dry Creek Habitat Project Resumes at Amista
June 25, 2014
They're back to work on the habitat project this summer. The backwater pond at Amista was completed last summer and we can now see (and hear) them busy at work on the other side of Dry Creek. The remainder of the one-mile demonstration project will be completed this summer.
Kudos for Amista Sparkling Wines
June 24, 2014
We were thrilled to get this review from blogger Joe Roberts:
"Amista is a bit of an anomaly in Dry Creek Valley; instead of focusing on Zinfandel, its...owners and young winemaker specialize in vibrant white wines made from Chardonnay, and savory, perfumed red wines made from Syrah, Grenache, and Mourvedre. But the most fun from Amista can probably be had in an unlikely style for the region: they also make vibrant, capable, and delicious sparkling wines."
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Yes, Amista Makes Zin
June 24, 2014
We are fortunate to be in the best place for Zinfandel - Dry Creek Valley.
Blogger Bob agrees, "There are dozens and dozens more from Amista to Zichichi making wonderful Zinfandel."
Read "Where to Learn About Zin"
Amista Tres, Our First GSM Blend, Wins Gold!
May 13, 2014
We have exciting news to share with our friends and family. We received a Gold Medal in the "Best of the Best" North Coast Wine Challenge on our first Rhone Blend! It is called "Tres" and is blended with equal parts of our estate grown Grenache, Mourvèdre and Syrah.
Amista's Ashley - A Toast to Woman Winemakers in Sonoma
May 7, 2014
We're so proud that Ashley was profiled in this article on women winemakers in Sonoma County. She is among good company!
Did you know we are recongized as one of the leaders in making boutique sparkling wine? Most Champage and sparkling wine is made by huge companies who make hundreds of thousands of cases. Now there are a few artisan wineries, like Amista Vineyards, who are focusing on making bubbles.
Blogger Discovers the Friendly Spirit of Amista
February 11, 2014
We were just plain delighted that Michelle commented on our hospitality - "Most wineries are hospitable but Amista was a little different, taking extra care to make us feel welcome, ask our opinion, learn about our likes and dislikes and educate us on their philosophy, winemaking and vision."
Touring &Tasting Declares Amista Blanc de Blanc "Exquisite"
January 24, 2014
We had a wonderful time tasting with Wendy Van Diver from Touring and Tasting Magazine. Writes Wendy, "Co-owner Vicky Farrow appeared to toast me with an exquisite glass of Blanc de Blanc, Morningsong Vineyards. Amista is one of the only sparkling houses in the region and they do a fabulous job."
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