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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: Far Niente Cabernet

  You know the old joke. The New York tourist stops Leonard Bernstein on the streets of New York and asks him, “How do I get to Carnegie Hall.” He says, “Practice, practice, practice.” One of the great professional pleasures of my wine career has...

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Chardonnay, Visit Far Niente

One of the pleasures of tasting wine at Far Niente, aside from sitting down at a table in the rustic ambience of the historic stone building, is experiencing wines from both the current release and Cave Collection. The cellar-aged wines in our Cave Collection are...

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Categores: Far Niente Chardonnay

Just last week, on September 5, our harvest crew started bringing in perfectly ripe and rich Far Niente Chardonnay—a full few weeks earlier than we’ve seen for the last couple of years! “The summer has been sunny and warm, steadily ripening the grapes, and the...

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The 2010 EnRoute Pinot Noir, just the fourth vintage from EnRoute, is following the trend set by previous vintages and is slated to sell out by the end of the year. The wine, made from choice vineyards in the Russian River Valley, has truly been...

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Wine Pairing

What could be better than flavorful steaks paired with the robust 2009 Far Niente Cabernet? We’re excited to share this easy recipe from our friends at Chicago Cut Steakhouse. David Flom, managing partner at Chicago Cut, says, “This is a strong vintage that needs a...

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