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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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Far Niente Estate

We’re touring the new Far Niente website in a five-part series. Have you ever wondered how Far Niente got its name or who designed and built the stately stone winery? What is Far Niente’s connection to Winslow Homer? Our estate page tells these stories and...

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Greg Allen is more than Dolce Winemaker, he also manages our solar arrays. Here he shares his enthusiasm for a very successful project.

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Far Niente has been fully solar powered since May 2008, and just this past week President and CEO Larry Maguire received a welcome reminder of one of the many benefits of going solar. Read about it in his latest blog post.

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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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