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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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Would a rose by any other name smell as sweet? Besides being experts in vineyard care, our farming crew is particularly adept at handing out nicknames. Viticulturist Aaron Fishleder (a.k.a. “Paton”) explains.

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Categores: Dolce Napa Valley

Winemakers up and down the Napa Valley are busily preparing for harvest. Not so for Dolce Winemaker Greg Allen! He’s full of anticipation for harvest, but the Dolce vineyards have a long, long, long way to go before reaching Botrytized perfection.

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Categores: Winemaking

It’s not an easy business, but it’s the business we love! Far Niente President and CEO Larry Maguire stops by to talk about just one of the challenges in winemaking: Mother Nature.

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Categores: Far Niente Gardens, Visit Far Niente

Landscape Designer Daniel Townsend is passionate about flowers. He and his team keep Far Niente robed in an array of colors—but doing so requires a lot of planning ahead. And patience.

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Categores: Winemaking

Director of Winemaking Dirk Hampson talks yields and berry size and what this might mean for the 2011 harvest.

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Chardonnay

Vice President for Marketing and Communications, Mary Grace, spent last weekend pouring Far Niente and meeting people at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. Gorgeous location, fabulous cars, amazing wine . . . You know what they say–it's a tough job, but someone has to do it! If you’ve...

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