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Join Steve & Cyndi Cousins, and Bruce & Susan Cousins and our small, extremely talented team who are making the finest wines in our storied history. We source the finest grapes from some of the most coveted vineyards and dedicated growers. Our small lot vineyard designated wines include Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from Gap’s Crown Vineyard (Petaluma Gap AVA). Chardonnay from Durell Vineyard (Sonoma Coast AVA), Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from Chalone Vineyards (Chalone AVA), Cabernet Sauvignon from Stuhlmuller Vineyard (Alexander Valley AVA), Pinot Noir and Zinfandel from Parmelee-Hill Vineyard (Sonoma Coast AVA), Zinfandel from Maple Vineyards (Dry Creek Valley AVA), Zinfandel from Gold Mine Ranch (Dry Creek Valley AVA), Pinot Noir from Castelli-Knight Vineyard (Russian River Valley AVA), Sauvignon Blanc and Sauvignon Mosque from our family owned Redwood Ranch (Russian River AVA) and our estate vineyard field blend Il Campo, a delicious combination of Zinfandel, Petite Syrah, Alicante, and Carignan (Dry Creek AVA).

While we make seriously great wine, we are not afraid to have a good time. With that said – we produce PoiZin “The wine to die for” a zinfandel you’ll never forget. Please come by and try our incomparable wines while enjoying the expansive view of the Dry Creek and Russian River Valleys.

The Armida Name

The name Armida dates back to the 16th century Italian poet Torquato Tasso for his epic poem Jerusalem Delivered, in which Armida is a beautiful, bewitching enchantress” – like our wines!

Steve & Cyndi | Bruce & Susan