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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

Last month we sent an email to our wine club members about the upcoming cruise in Tahiti with my wife, Karen, and me. We heard back from a number of people who indicated that they wished they could join us but were unable to attend....

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Categores: Far Niente Chardonnay, Wine Pairing

These are a beautifully bright and tasty show-stopper. Serve with Far Niente Chardonnay, which offers those hints of honeysuckle and Meyer lemon with bright acidity that never lets the fun stop. You can get monkfish from your local fishmonger. We purchased ours from Monterey Fish...

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Categores: Far Niente Chardonnay, Visit Far Niente

It’s an event we look forward to all summer long: Chardonnay Celebration – a few idle, though well-spent, moments in the shade of the cork oaks with Far Niente Chardonnay. What could be better? It’s a treat for us, too, to share the current vintage alongside...

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Categores: Far Niente Gardens

If the weather is any indication, summer has officially arrived in the Napa Valley and is being received with open arms. At the winery we are finishing a total overhaul of our garden space, installing 25 beautiful, raised beds. I’m excited to start planting next...

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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: 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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