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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: 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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Categores: Uncategorized

What pairs with the month of August? How about Cabernet! We know, you’re probably more likely to reach for Cab in cool weather, but at sister winery Nickel & Nickel, Cabernet is on the mind all year long—especially in August, with the release of the newest vintage.

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Categores: Far Niente Gardens

Far Niente and Nickel & Nickel Landscape Designer Daniel Townsend relies on more than his skills and a top team of landscapers for beautiful gardens.

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Categores: Far Niente Chardonnay, Far Niente Events

Far Niente Chardonnay at the height of summer? Why, yes please! You probably saw the invitation to the upcoming Chardonnay Celebration on our Facebook page—or, if you’re a wine club member, in your inbox.

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Categores: Viticulture

Director of Winemaking Dirk Hampson stops by to tell us a little about what vintners in the northern hemisphere worry about this time of year: shatter. I happen to love this time of year. The scent of grape flowers is all over the place.

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