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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: 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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Categores: Sustainability

In this guest blog post, Viticulturist Aaron Fishleder talks cover crops—one of an organic farmer’s most important tools! Come springtime, there are more than grapes growing in our vineyards. In fact, if you’ve got a gardener’s eye, you’ll spot various vegetables and flowering plants growing...

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Categores: Wine Pairing

Far Niente President Larry Maguire checks in from the road with this guest blog post. Oakville, Ontario, Canada may be across the continent from Oakville, California, USA, but we’ve got the love of fine wine and great food in common!

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Chardonnay

This past weekend we were down in Pebble Beach for the annual wine and food extravaganza. It’s a fantastic event! Not only do we get to pour wine with our neighbors from the Napa Valley (and beyond), we get to see old friends of Far...

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Categores: Uncategorized

As you know, we here at Far Niente focus on making just two wines: Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay. But just because we love Cab and Chard, it doesn’t mean we don’t have room in our hearts for great Pinot Noir. What luck, then, that our...

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