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October 21, 2021 | Amista Vineyards

Amista Winemaker Ashley Herzberg Tells Why She Loves Harvest

Amista Winemaker Ashley Herzberg in the Vineyards with Grenache Grapes

"Thank you, Mother Nature, for giving me something to look forward to and dream about every year," declares our Amista winemaker Ashley Herzberg.

We pick grapes for sparkling wine early, before school is back in session and Ashley's kids love to help.

Read Ashley's full story and the "Wine Stories" from other notable Sonoma County winemakers by Karen Hart In NorthBay Biz.

Time Posted: Oct 21, 2021 at 4:00 PM Permalink to Amista Winemaker Ashley Herzberg Tells Why She Loves Harvest Permalink
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September 29, 2021 | Amista Vineyards

Sparkling Wines from Bubble City - First Up - Amista Vineyards!

Amista Vineyards Sparkling Wines

“Our Sonoma County, and particularly Healdsburg-based sparkling wines, are truly the envy of the rest of the world. These wines are simply the best on the planet outside of France but sell for half the price …” declares Peter Posert, after tasting an array of sparkling wines in our area

Read “A Field Report from Bubble City

Time Posted: Sep 29, 2021 at 11:37 AM Permalink to Sparkling Wines from Bubble City - First Up - Amista Vineyards! Permalink
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August 22, 2021 | Amista Vineyards

Great Tastes at Amista Vineyards

A Toast with Amista Sparkling Syrah and a Cheese Board

"Dry Creek Road is a magnificent stretch of backroad in Sonoma County. What’s not so well known, is this road is...home to the only sparkling wine house in the area," writes Karen Hart in North Bay Biz Magazine.

"Next time you’re planning a road trip to Dry Creek Valley, make a reservation at Amista, bring your friends and your walking shoes and enjoy the distinctive, elegant wines of Amista Vineyards", adds Karen.

Learn the story of Amista and some of our favorite wines in "Great Tastes - Amista Vineyards" by Karen Hart".

Time Posted: Aug 22, 2021 at 2:11 PM Permalink to Great Tastes at Amista Vineyards Permalink
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March 26, 2021 | Amista Vineyards

Amista Vineyards - One of 6 Lesser-Known But Excellent Sparkling Wineries in Sonoma County

Sparkling Wines and Roses at Amista Vineyards with Vines in Background

Amista Vineyards is among  "...a handful of unusual-suspect wineries leaving tradition behind in the pursuit of more diverse and delicious sparkling wines."

"Winemaker Ashley Herzberg bottles a wide array of méthode traditionnelle wines for this Dry Creek Valley winery...with fine depth and precision," writes Linda Murphy in Sonoma Magazine.

Learn more in "6 Lesser-Known But Excellent Sparkling Wineries in Sonoma County" by Linda Murphy".

 

Time Posted: Mar 26, 2021 at 4:31 PM Permalink to Amista Vineyards - One of 6 Lesser-Known But Excellent Sparkling Wineries in Sonoma County Permalink
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February 18, 2021 | Amista Vineyards

Healdsburg, A Happy Hamlet for Escape

Amista Vineyards Tasting Room with Yellow Unbrellas

“...a trip to this bucolic region is not complete without a proper vineyard wine tasting. A drive down Dry Creek Road offers a plethora of options, and for the lovers of sparkling wines, Amista Vineyards is the way to go," writes Fran Miller in the Lamorinda Weekly.

Fran's Tip: "Enjoy a tasting on their vast, covered patio that overlooks the vines, or grab a glass and take a 20-minute stroll around the vineyard."

There are many other delights to discover in "Healdsburg: A happy hamlet for escape" by Fran Miller.

 

Time Posted: Feb 18, 2021 at 2:21 PM Permalink to Healdsburg, A Happy Hamlet for Escape Permalink
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January 11, 2021 | Amista Vineyards

Wine, Food And Hiking In Healdsburg - Amista Vineyards

Vines in Fall Colors with Sparkling Sun at Amista Vineyards

“One of the great things about not having traditional snowy winters is that you can enjoy the beauty of fall and temperate weather well past the holidays. If you’re a lover of fine dining, nature, wineries and laid-back luxury...consider a road trip to Healdsburg, California,” said Cheslea Davis, in Forbes Magazine.

"For a particularly educational wine experience, book a 90-minute tour of Amista Vineyards. During the walk and sip tour, you’re guided through their sprawling vineyards while hearing all about Amista’s sustainably-farmed grapes and taking stops to taste the wines."

Read more about "48 Hours Of Wine, Food And Hiking In Healdsburg, California" in Forbes Magazine.

 

Time Posted: Jan 11, 2021 at 11:55 AM Permalink to Wine, Food And Hiking In Healdsburg - Amista Vineyards Permalink
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December 17, 2020 | Amista Vineyards

Vicky Farrow, Amista Proprietor, Named Advisory Editor, Wine Business Journal

Vicky Farrow, Proprietor, Amista Vineyards with Sparkling Blanc de Blanc

The Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University announces changes to its Wine Business Journal. Vicky Farrow, CEO and co-proprietor of Amista Vineyards, will join as an advisory editor to incorporate feedback from wine industry executives.

"The enhanced Wine Business Journal fits the Wine Business Institute’s goal to be of service to the wine community,” said Dr. Jean-Francois Coget, dean of the School of Business and Economics.

Learn more about "Wine Business Institute’s Research Journal Rescoped and Renamed to Wine Business Journal".

 

Time Posted: Dec 17, 2020 at 12:49 PM Permalink to Vicky Farrow, Amista Proprietor, Named Advisory Editor, Wine Business Journal Permalink
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November 12, 2020 | Amista Vineyards

Sparkling Sonoma: Bubbles from Your Backyard

Amista Vineyards Solar Powered Patio

“While sparkling wine lovers agree that the perfect time for bubbles is, well, any time, sparkling wine pairs perfectly with the holiday season.” said Erin Hunt Moore of Haute Living SF. 

"Dry Creek Valley has not traditionally been known as a sparkling wine region, but family-run Amista Vineyards took up that gauntlet and is now in its 10th year as the premiere producer of sparkling wines in the valley. Amista is owned by Mike and Vicky Farrow, with rising star winemaker Ashley Herzberg overseeing their sparkling program."

Read more about "Sparkling Sonoma: Bubbles from Your Backyard" by Erin Hunt Moore.

 

Time Posted: Nov 12, 2020 at 9:45 AM Permalink to Sparkling Sonoma: Bubbles from Your Backyard Permalink
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July 1, 2020 | Amista Vineyards

Amista Sparkling Grenache - Chef Liza Hinman's Go to Pairing for Summer Dessert

Amista Vineyards Wine & Cheese Pairing with Flowers & Vineyard Views

“This recipe can be used for any combination of summer fruit and berries. I typically like to have two fruit together – often one stone fruit and one berry, which go wonderfully together,” said chef Liza Hinman of The Spinster Sisters in Santa Rosa.

Hinman’s go-to wine to pair with this dessert is Amista’s Sparkling Grenache"

Read more about "Craving Sweets? 5 Local Chefs Share Their Summertime Dessert Recipes" by Dana Rebmann in Sonoma Magazine.

 

Time Posted: Jul 1, 2020 at 11:34 AM Permalink to Amista Sparkling Grenache - Chef Liza Hinman's Go to Pairing for Summer Dessert Permalink
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May 18, 2020 | Amista Vineyards

You Gotta Watch This! Tasting Amista Sparkling Syrah

Sparkling Syrah from Amista Vineyards with Glass or Sparkling and Flowers in the Vineyard

Watch for a bubbling surprise and then learn what Wine on the Dime has to say about our Sparkling Syrah.

"This comes out to be a very good wine. Amista Vineyards, well done!" says Stuart Bankey.

Check out Amista Vineyards Sparkling Dry Creek Valley Syrah Rosé Wine Review from Stuart's YouTube channel Wine on the Dime.

 

 

Time Posted: May 18, 2020 at 2:28 PM Permalink to You Gotta Watch This! Tasting Amista Sparkling Syrah Permalink

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