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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, Far Niente Cave Collection, Far Niente Chardonnay, Far Niente Events

Here's a quick look back at 2012–a year that brought us a bountiful harvest, the release of our 2009 Cabernet Sauvnignon and 2011 Chardonnay, and the opportunity to spend time with so many of our friends, old and new, at our special events.  2009 Cabernet...

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Chardonnay

I was recently asked what my favorite aspect of winemaking is. Maybe the obvious answer is, “Well, I like wine”—a fair enough answer but not really a good enough answer, in my mind. After all, so much of our time and energy is spent at...

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Categores: Dolce Napa Valley, Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Chardonnay, Visit Far Niente

We like to kick off the December holidays with a party for our wine club members here at Far Niente, and we did just that on December 8. Starting in the Carriage House with 2011 Far Niente Chardonnay, guests then mingled among the classic cars and...

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Categores: Dolce Napa Valley, Far Niente Chardonnay

We sat down with Winemaker Nicole Marchesi to talk about 2011 Far Niente Chardonnay, which we have just released. Although the 2012 harvest is over, that doesn’t mean the work is finished. Nicole and her team still have much to do before spending the holidays with...

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Events, Visit Far Niente

The new year isn’t quite here yet, but we’ve already planned a selection of wonderful events at both Far Niente and Nickel & Nickel wineries. Take a look at the events below, and mark your calendars. We’ll have more information about each event as the...

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Categores: Dolce Napa Valley, Wine Pairing

Still have pumpkins on your porch? Chop one up, drizzle with olive oil and bake, covered, for 2 hours at 350˚F, or until super tender. Scrape the pumpkin flesh from the skin and purée. If you see liquid coming out of the purée, just dry...

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