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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 Chardonnay, Visit Far Niente, Wine Pairing

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Although there are a host of white wines out there (and we love trying them all!), this July, we are paring down, simplifying our routine, and keeping it classic.

Welcome to our #SummerofChardonnay.

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Categores: Far Niente Gardens, Visit Far Niente

The 13-acre gardens that surround the historical Far Niente winery building came to life with the restoration of the property beginning in 1979. Flowering dogwoods and rhododendrons, towering redwoods, artful Japanese maples, brilliant azaleas and more now mingle with the sculptural oaks that were here...

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Categores: Far Niente Gardens, Sustainability, Visit Far Niente

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

We’ve made a few changes to our online presence! With a new website, wine shop, and online reservation system, you will be able to easily navigate to learn about the estate, the wine club, your favorite wines, how to visit the winery and more. Plus,...

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

We've had fun with our Instagram account this year, capturing sights around the winery. Here are a few favorites from 2013. For more, follow us @farnientewinery. Far Niente staff taste through the wines for the 2013 Far Niente Cab Release Day. Springtime flowers never disappoint....

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Categores: Visit Far Niente

Are you visiting Far Niente (or Nickel & Nickel) in November? In addition to world-class wineries and restaurants, Napa Valley has a lot to offer in the arena of performance, art and holiday celebrations with a local flavor. The events below are just a taste...

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