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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: Dolce Napa Valley, Wine Pairing

Our latest post contains a couple of tasty recipes from Director of Winemaking Dirk Hampson--just in time for the holidays!

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Dec

15

Purple Teeth

Categores: Winemaking

There are a lot of perks to being a winemaker, but there are hazards, too. Here, Far Niente Winemaker Nicole Marchesi discusses a phenomenon known to all winemakers: purple teeth.

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Categores: Dolce Napa Valley

We finished harvesting 2011 Dolce a few weeks ago, and we will be releasing the 2007 vintage this coming spring. Here, Winemaker Greg Allen shares a little of the journey Dolce takes from grapevine to bottle.

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Categores: Dolce Napa Valley

We asked a few of our bloggers how they spend one of the biggest holidays of the year:

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Categores: Uncategorized

There's more than vines growing in our Chardonnay vineyards. Viticulturist Aaron Fishleder describes the first tarantula sighting.

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Categores: Far Niente Gardens, Visit Far Niente

At this time of year, as the many plants and trees prepare for winter, the Far Niente gardens are a paradise of color and texture. Landscape Designer Daniel Townsend revels in the sights.

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