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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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Without a Care

Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Chardonnay

Our wine club members are an adventurous lot, refusing to let a little wild weather keep them from a great wine experience. Many braved the pouring rain this past Saturday for sister winery Nickel & Nickel’s Spring Release event and Far Niente’s Open House.

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Categores: Far Niente Gardens

We’re seeing some wonderful splashes of color here at Far Niente, from the tulip bed to the flowers that line the walkway to the winery, and we’re all looking forward to the vivid azalea bloom set to arrive in the next few weeks.

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Categores: Viticulture

Last weekend we were treated to views of a snowy Mt. St. Helena–even the slopes of Howell Mountain had a good dusting of the white stuff. Hard to believe that just two weeks ago we were basking in 70+-degree weather! Our higher elevations are supposed to be in for a dusting tomorrow. As you know, sometimes forecasters are right, and a lot of the time they are wrong.

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Categores: Visit Far Niente

Welcome to our new blog! We decided to change things up a little in 2011 with a new URL and new design. We also have let long-time blogger Dirk Hampson off the hook, freeing him up to focus on the business of winemaking—but we hope to talk him into guest blogging now and then. Why farniente.com/blog?

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