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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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Throughout our more than three decades of making distinctive Napa Valley wines, we’ve hosted our fair share of holiday dinners. We’ve had the pleasure of working with, and at times hosting, some truly great chefs and wine professionals, and in the expert hands of our...

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Categores: Wine Pairing, Winemaking

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 From the obligatory James Bond movie marathon to her desire to grow the food she puts on the Thanksgiving table, Far Niente Winemaker Nicole Marchesi paints a rich picture of the moments and rituals that make Thanksgiving such a treasured holiday for her family.  ...

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Wine Pairing, Winemaking

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By Winemaker Nicole Marchesi If I were to describe the Far Niente Estate Cabernet Sauvignon harvest in two words, they would be short yet intense! Across the Napa Valley, Cabernet vineyards did not yield much fruit. Because of cool weather at bloom and fruit set...

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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 Cabernet, Wine Pairing

Earlier this month at Far Niente Cab Day, Executive Chef Trevor Eliason and his team prepared an array of hors d'oeuvres to highlight the classic flavors of our Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. The recipes below can be sized up or down to meet your needs. Why not...

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Categores: Far Niente Chardonnay, Wine Pairing

Mushrooms offer a wonderful, earthy flavor and pair well with Far Niente Chardonnay. Why not open a bottle and impress your guests with this simple, flavorful hors d’oeuvre? Download Recipe Wild Mushroom Crostini with Herbed Goat Cheese Ingredients 1 pound wild mushrooms 2 tablespoons olive...

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