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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: 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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