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UPCOMING EVENTS

Whether visiting us at the winery with the expansive views from the newly remodeled outdoor tasting venue, or at our tasting room in the beach village of Capitola, you’ll experience delicious wines and family-like hospitality. We hope to see you soon!


Virtual Zinfandel Library Wine Tasting and Pizza Making Demonstration

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Armida’s Winemaker, Brandon Lapides has been hard at work in the cellar and kitchen, to bring you a one-of-a-kind virtual wine tasting event.  Brandon will demonstrate how to make gourmet, home-made pizza, while discussing the 3 library Zinfandels he procured from the cellar.  

We’re offering a 3-bottle special of library wines to be discussed during the virtual tasting.

  • 2017 Maple Vineyards Zinfandel
  • 2017 Tina’s Block Zinfandel
  • 2017 Parmelee-Hill Vineyard Zinfandel

Topics to be discussed…

  • How to begin your own sourdough  starter
  • How to use your starter to make pizza dough
  • How to make great toppings
  • How to pair Zinfandels with different pizzas
  • How aging has affected the library wines

The first 50 customers will receive…

  • 3 bottles of our favorite single vineyard Zinfandels, aged for 5+ years in our cellar
  • Entrance to our Zoom Tasting & Demonstration
  • 3 pizza recipes to pair with the library wines
  • Updated library tasting notes

RIVER CRUISE FOR WINE LOVERS

Uncork local traditions, savor intense flavors and enjoy palate-pleasing adventures during an AmaWaterways Wine Cruise

ESSENCE OF BURGUNDY & PROVENCE
July 13-20, 2023 | 7-night cruise aboard the AmaCello
Hosted by Winemaker Brandon Lapides

 

Cruise along two scenic French rivers on a palate-pleasing adventure with distinctive wine tastings, impressive architecture and traces of Van Gogh. Uncover the Roman history of Chalon-sur-Saône and delight in charming Tournus with its towering Romanesque abbey. Visit French châteaux, taste your way through the culinary capital of Lyon and discover the essence of these idyllic destinations.

 

EXTRA INCLUDED FEATURES ONLY ON WINE CRUISES
• Special tours and tastings at local wineries and private cellars
• Learn about winemaking in renowned vineyards
• Onboard wine pairings with award-winning cuisine
• A wine expert will lead tastings and discussions