Crush Underway for Amista at Rack and Riddle
August 22, 2016
"Nearly a decade ago, Amista Vineyards gave Rosé of Syrah to a college winemaking class that wanted to try making bubbly. After tasting a bottle from that project, owners Vicky and Michael Farrow were inspired." The Rack and Riddle blog tells the story of Amista and sparkling wines, that we make at the Rack and Riddle custom crush facility.
Amista Launches Newest Sonoma County Vineyard Adventure
August 18. 2016
"Just in time for the 2016 harvest season, Sonoma County Winegrowers today announced the launch of an expanded Sonoma County Vineyard Adventures, a program designed to help wine lovers get an insider’s view of Sonoma County’s sustainable vineyards."
Amista is proud to be one of the seven Vineyard Adventure Walks in Sonoma County.
Amista Kicks off Knockout Harvest
August 16, 2016
"Picking began on Saturday, August 13 for Amista Vineyards Sparkling Blanc de Blancs, ten days later than they began harvesting their fruit in 2015," says the Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley.
Discover a Vineyard Adventure at Amista
August 13, 2016
"Sonoma County always boasts incredibly scenic vistas but the county is especially beautiful during the annual fall grape harvest. Amista Vineyards harvested their Chardonnay grapes for some of their their many delicious sparkling wines this morning," says Jolene Paterson on Discover Sonoma.
Read the full post Sonoma County Vineyard Walks Highlight Season
Editor for Robert Parker Says Amista Syrah is Delicious
April 28, 2016
Melissa Vogt, Deputy Editor for Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate, writes about Passport to Dry Creek Valley. "It’s hard to pick favorites, but there are always a handful of other memorable wines that are absolutely worth mentioning. This year, I fondly remember Amista Winery’s estate-grown Morningsong Vineyards Syrah. Full of rich flavor and spice, it was delicious with Franchetti’s wood-fired pizza," writes Melissa.
Amista Sparkling Syrah - "A Very Pleasant Surprise"
April 11, 2016
"...this [Amista Vineyards] Sparkling Syrah has a lovely berry nose, is crisp and dry with a nice creamy mousse. A very pleasant surprise," writes Erin Korpisto. She visited Amista during her Sonoma Tour of Healdsburg.
Every Day Sparkles at Amista
April 19, 2016
"Vineyard owners Vicky Farrow of Amista Vineyards and Kathy Joseph of Fiddlehead Cellars are on a mission to teach people that sparkling wine isn’t only an ideal beverage for anniversary and birthday parties, but that sparkling wines pair well with everyday affairs."
Read "Everyday Sparkles & Bubbles" by Michelle Mavres in SHARPHEELS
Team Effort: Amista Owners, State & Local Agencies Restore Habitat
April 1, 2016
"A dramatic transformation is taking place along the banks of Dry Creek...located west of Healdsburg. The Sonoma County Water Agency [and] private landowners [including Amista]...are all working together to create a series of habitat enhancements in the creek to improve conditions for endangered coho salmon and threatened chinook salmon and steelhead," writes Barry Dugan in the Sonoma County Gazette.
Read Team Effort: Landwners, State & Local Agencies Restore Habitat