All posts by Aaron Fishleder

As our viticulturist, Aaron oversees the meticulous care of our Oakville and Coombsville vineyards.

Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Chardonnay

A new season is upon us! The vines are emerging from their dormancy and starting to grow the young shoots that will eventually hold all of those clusters we will harvest in September. At this point in the year, a Viticulturist’s heart is filled with hope and...

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Categores: Visit Far Niente

I love the spring. It is the time of year when the grapes start emerging from their dormancy and we get our first indications of what the season will hold. Spring is by far the busiest time of year for vineyard folks. I know that many...

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Categores: Uncategorized

There's more than vines growing in our Chardonnay vineyards. Viticulturist Aaron Fishleder describes the first tarantula sighting.

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Categores: Uncategorized

Would a rose by any other name smell as sweet? Besides being experts in vineyard care, our farming crew is particularly adept at handing out nicknames. Viticulturist Aaron Fishleder (a.k.a. “Paton”) explains.

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Categores: Sustainability

In this guest blog post, Viticulturist Aaron Fishleder talks cover crops—one of an organic farmer’s most important tools! Come springtime, there are more than grapes growing in our vineyards. In fact, if you’ve got a gardener’s eye, you’ll spot various vegetables and flowering plants growing...

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