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When translated from an Italian phrase, ‘Far Niente’ romantically means ‘without a care’. We hope you recapture that essence as you take a behind-the-scenes peek at Far Niente and the fine Cabernet and Chardonnay we produce here in Oakville.

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Categores: Dolce Napa Valley, Winemaking

On Wednesday the Dolce winery celebrated the arrival of two concrete fermenters! Even though they are egg-shaped I will resist the temptation to paint them in festive pastel colors. In fact, I think I’ve been told explicitly not to. So, I’ll have to express my...

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Categores: Far Niente Chardonnay

Harvest is like the Olympics of winemaking. It’s the pinnacle of our “sport,” where we lay everything on the line and give it our absolute all. It’s challenging and rewarding and really gets the adrenaline pumping. Harvest requires not only a physical investment but an...

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