• 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.

    Read Crush Underway for Amista Vineyards at Rack & Riddle

    Amista Chardonnay Grapes Just Before Being Nipped from the Vine

  • 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.

    Read Sonoma County Winegrowers Launch an Expanded Vineyard Adventures Program

    Amista Vineyard Adventures


  • 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.

    Read 2016 Harvest: Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley Predict a Knockout Vintage

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    Amista Chardonnay Harvest for Sparkling 2016

  • 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.

    One of the best ways to enjoy these venues [during harvest] is hiking the newly designed Vineyard Walks created jointly with the Sonoma County Winegrowers.

    Read the full post Sonoma County Vineyard Walks Highlight Season

    Amista Sparkling Blanc de Blanc on a Bed of Fresh Chardonnay Grapes


  • 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.

    Read Dry Creek Valley Struts its Stuff During Passport WeekendPicture

  • Amista Sparkling Syrah - "A Very Pleasant Surprise"

    April 11, 2016

    Amista Sparkling Syrah And Chocolate Strawberry"...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.

    Read more about Amista Vineyards in Vines and Designs

  • 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

    Vicky Pouring Amista Sparkling Blanc

  • 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