Appellation Experience - $40 per person | Up to 8 guests

Our most frequented offering, Arista’s Appellation Experience is an in-depth look at the vision that the McWilliams family has and how it drives our brand. Offered throughout our beautiful Estate, 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. Wine lovers who enjoy artisan wines and humble hospitality often leave this tasting having fallen in love with our energy as well as our pride in what we do here in the magnificent Russian River Valley.

When it is Offered: This experience is available 7 days a week at 10am, 12pm, 2pm and 4pm, by appointment only.

How to Book: You can book an appointment online by clicking below, or by calling us at 707-473-0606 and asking for our reservation specialist. Due to spaces booking quickly, we do require payment in full upon making reservations. Please feel free to contact us at

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Taste of Terroir

       Wine Exclusive Experience  |  $65 per person
 Wine and Seasonal Chef Plate  |  $85 per person

Arista’s Taste of Terroir Experience is a private, seated tasting.  You will be hosted by a knowledgeable member of our Sommelier team, who will provide you with a rich understanding of Arista's unique winemaking philosophy and guide you through a selection of our site driven wines.  From the rolling hills and alluvial beds of the Russian River Valley to the rugged coastal mountaintops of the Mendocino Ridge, our wines reflect their distinct terroirs.  Enhance this tasting with a thoughtfully crafted plate prepared daily by our Executive Chef.

When it is offered: The wine exclusive experience is offered 7 days a week. The option with the seasonal Chef plate is only offered Tuesday - Saturday. *Please note that availability is limited.  

How to Book: Please call us at 707-473-0606 and ask for our reservation specialist. Due to spaces booking quickly, we do require payment in full upon making reservations. Please feel free to contact us at

A-List Members: 
Please visit our "Plan Your Visit" page for more tastings available exclusively to our mailing list members.

Additional Notes about Visiting Us:
*All bookings are subject to a 48-hour cancellation policy.  Cancellations must be made prior to 48 hours of your reservation to receive refund in full. 
*Due to the intimate size of our hospitality spaces, we are unable to accommodate groups larger than 8.

*Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate Bachelor / Bachelorette Parties or Birthday Parties.

*If you are interested in celebrating a special occasion, please contact our Events Department at

*Arista is a non-smoking property.