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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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Without a Care

Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Chardonnay, Far Niente Gardens

Have you ever wondered how Far Niente’s beautiful gardens came to be? We took the opportunity to capture the gardens on video at the height of their springtime splendor and interviewed Proprietress Beth Nickel about the inspiration to plant and develop extensive gardens at Far...

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Categores: Winemaking

Last week our crew went back to school on a field trip to visit the Robert Mondavi Institute for Food and Wine at UC Davis. Our former enologist had rejoined the world of academia to get his PhD and was able to give us a...

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Almost Famous

Categores: Far Niente Events

Do you remember the movie, “Almost Famous,” starring Billy Crudup and Kate Hudson, about a high school kid who got his chance following a rock band on assignment with Rolling Stone? He was in love with a groupie who was in love with a real...

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

People often share the story of their first taste of Far Niente wine with us. My first time was many years ago during a formal tasting at the private club where I worked in Anaheim that had Far Niente Chardonnay on the wine list. I...

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Categores: Winemaking

Winemaking takes a lot of equipment – pumps, presses, tanks – the list goes on. But perhaps the most important piece of equipment that we have is our barbeque. That’s right, our barbeque. Nothing brings our production team together like a hot and salty piece...

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Far Niente and Nickel & Nickel have enjoyed a long, supportive relationship with the V Foundation for Cancer Research. Beth reports on her recent experience at New York Fashion Week, when she hosted the winning bidder of our wineries’ auction lot – which supported the Foundation – plus five friends, for a sneak-peak at what’s ahead in fall fashion.

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