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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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The 2010 EnRoute Pinot Noir, just the fourth vintage from EnRoute, is following the trend set by previous vintages and is slated to sell out by the end of the year. The wine, made from choice vineyards in the Russian River Valley, has truly been...

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Wine Pairing

What could be better than flavorful steaks paired with the robust 2009 Far Niente Cabernet? We’re excited to share this easy recipe from our friends at Chicago Cut Steakhouse. David Flom, managing partner at Chicago Cut, says, “This is a strong vintage that needs a...

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Categores: Dolce Napa Valley, Winemaking

On Wednesday the Dolce winery celebrated the arrival of two concrete fermenters! Even though they are egg-shaped I will resist the temptation to paint them in festive pastel colors. In fact, I think I’ve been told explicitly not to. So, I’ll have to express my...

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Categores: Far Niente Chardonnay

Harvest is like the Olympics of winemaking. It’s the pinnacle of our “sport,” where we lay everything on the line and give it our absolute all. It’s challenging and rewarding and really gets the adrenaline pumping. Harvest requires not only a physical investment but an...

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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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