Vicky And MikeWe love living in the heart of Sonoma's idyllic Dry Creek Valley and want to share the pleasures of wine country living with you. We hope you'll join us for some of the fabulous occasions we have planned for 2017.

Vicky and Mike

Annual Events

Winter Wineland at Amista - January - weekend before MLK day
Passport to Dry Creek Valley - April - last weekend
Amista Dinner in the Vineyard - August - first Saturday
Amista Dog Day - September - fourth Sunday
Amista Harvest Lunch - October - third Sunday
Wine & Food Affair - November - first weekend
Amista Sparkling Holidays - December - first Saturday

Special Occasions for 2017

Sparkling Easter Brunch - April 16, 2017

Passport to the Danube - November 8 - 15, 2017
We have something very special in 2017. We are thrilled to be co-hosting our first wine cruise with five of our winery neighbors from the Dry Creek Valley.



Amista Winemaker Dinner in the Vineyard

August 5, 2017
6:30 - 9:00pm
Amista Vineyards
$160 pp for members; $170 pp for your guests

We invite our club members and your guests to join us for a truly magical wine country experience—dinner in the vineyard. We’ll dine at sunset among the Chardonnay vines and enjoy a sumptuous four course dinner. Each course will be paired with one of our single vineyard wines by Winemaker Ashley Herzberg.

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Amista Dog Day

September 24, 2017
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Amista Vineyards

Join us for our annual Amista Dog Day and support a fantastic organization - Canine Companions for Independence.

  • Sip our single vineyard wines
  • Bring a picnic to enjoy in our Winegarden
  • Enter our dog show
  • Meet the Canine Companions puppies in training



Harvest Lunch

October 15, 2017
12:00 - 3:00
Amista Vineyards

Celebrate the Harvest!

Harvest is our favorite time in wine country. The days are warm, the evenings are crisp and the aroma of grapes fermenting is in the air. Please join us as we share  the many pleasures of this special season with our wine club family.

Gather around the harvest table as we taste our new Fall releases paired with satisfying comfort foods. We willl be celebrating the return of a Rockpile wine with the debut of our 2014 Rockpile Cabernet Sauvignon from Terraza Vineyards.


Wine & Food Affair at Amista

November 4 - 5, 2017
11:00am - 4:00pm
Amista and other participating wineries

Discover delicious wine and food pairings at Amista and over 100 of our neighboring wineries in the Dry Creek, Alexander, and Russian River Valleys. All of the wineries participating have a favorite winery recipe they prepare both days for you to sample, along with the perfectly paired wine.

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Passport to the Danube with Amista

November 8 - 15, 2017
The Danube

Cruise the Danube!

We are excited to co-host a wine cruise with five of our winery neighbors for seven glorious nights on the Danube.  Celebrate with us as we embark from Budapest with a grand reception featuring Dry Creek Valley wines.  Amista will also host one of six winemaker dinners as we cruise to Vienna and through the spectacular Wachau wine region of Austria. There will be plenty of opportunity to try the local wines and see the sites.

This is an intimate cruise - only 80 cabins - which is just our style.  We look forward to celebrating the best in wine country living – great wine, great food and great friends – as we cruise the Danube.

Mike & Vicky

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Visit Dry Creek Valley Passport to the Danube


Amista Sparkling Holidays

December 2, 2017
5:30 - 7:30pm
Amista Vineyards

Celebrate the season with your friends at Amista!

We invite you to join us on Saturday, December 2rd for a Sparkling Soiree including:

  • Our traditional sabrage ceremony
  • Limited edition sparkling and classic wines
  • Elegant hors d'oeuvres

Offered exclusively for Amista Club Members and their guests.