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Appellation Experience - $35 per person (up to 8 guests)
Our most frequented offering, Arista’s Appellation Experience is a seated, in-depth look at the vision that the McWilliams family has and how it drives our brand. Offered in our Tasting Room, this experience covers the humble beginnings of Arista Winery, the overall outlook of our winemaking team and the McWilliams Family’s outlook on sustainability in farming. The Appellation Experience affords our guests the opportunity to sample wines that best represent our beautiful Northern California growing regions. This experience is the gateway to everything else that Arista offers our welcomed guests. People who visit us often leave this tasting having fallen in love with our energy and our pride in what we do here in the magnificent Russian River Valley. This experience is available 7 days a week from 10 am to 5 pm by appointment only. To make an appointment please contact us at reservations@aristawinery.com or call us at 707-473-0606.

"Taste of Terroir" Experience - $65 per person
Arista’s Taste of Terroir Experience is a private, seated tasting meant to show-case the variety in our wines and provide the adventurous taster with a rich understanding of our site-driven winemaking philosophy. From the rolling hills and alluvial beds of the Russian River Valley to the rugged mountaintops hovering over the fog on the Mendocino Ridge, our wines reflect their terroir, climate, and weather that leave indelible impressions on our well-made wines. You’ll be hosted by a member of our knowledgeable Sommelier team, who will guide you through a tasting of unique wines exclusive to our elevated tasting experiences. All of this accompanied by a plate highlighting the seasonal produce of our Estate Chef ’s culinary garden. Appointment required. To make an appointment please contact us at reservations@aristawinery.com or call us at 707-473-0606.

"East Meets West" Experience
$160 per person member pricing or $200 per person non-member pricing
The Russian River Valley in Sonoma County and the Anderson Valley in Mendocino County are renowned for producing stunning Pinot Noirs and expressive cool-climate Chardonnays. Copain, Gary Farrell and Arista have teamed up to provide you with a "terroir tour" showcasing the distinctive flavors and characteristics that exist between the two regions as well as vineyard to vineyard within the same region. To make an appointment for this experience which starts at Copain at 10:30 am and ends at Arista around 4 pm, please contact us at reservations@aristawinery.com or call us at 707-473-0606. This experience is offered Monday - Friday and is based on availability. For more information, please click here.

A-List Members:

Please visit our "Plan Your Visit" page for more tastings available exclusively to our mailing list members.

Due to the intimate size of our tasting room, we are unable to accommodate groups larger than 8. Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate Bachelor / Bachelorette Parties.