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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: Dolce Napa Valley

This is a very simple dessert–just remember to assemble when everything is fresh and warm. This dessert goes great with all kinds of seasonal fruit: in springtime, source ripe strawberries and raspberries; in summer, look for beautiful stone fruit such as peaches or cherries; and...

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Cave Collection

The 2000 Far Niente Cabernet Sauvignon is one of the Cave Collection vintages we’ve released an allocation of this year. Maybe you have a special occasion coming up or need to restock your cellar—this year’s release of select Cave Collection Cabernets is the perfect opportunity to acquire...

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Categores: Dolce Napa Valley, Viticulture

From Noble Rot to Liquid Gold – the key to Dolce’s sweetness begins in the vineyard. Our late-harvest wine comes from a delicate blend of Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc grapes grown in Coombsville and Oak Knoll. Inspired by the French Sauternes-style, the Dolce vineyard is...

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Categores: Winemaking

I recently had the amazing opportunity to visit the Tuscan wine region in Italy with fellow members of the Oakville Winegrowers Association. The purpose of this technical exchange trip was to learn more about grapegrowing and winemaking in Tuscany as well as to foster new...

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Cave Collection

Every now and then I need to pinch myself at work. It never ceases to amaze me that I get to work for an estate with an incredible history of producing quality wine. That now I have the opportunity to add to that history sometimes...

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Categores: Far Niente Chardonnay, Wine Pairing

It's Chardonnay season, and Chef Trevor has shared this beautiful recipe with us, sure to tempt (and inspire) your tastebuds. Pair with 2011 Far Niente Napa Valley Chardonnay and get ready for summer! Butter Broiled Lobster Tail Avocado Risotto, Cherry Tomato Confit Click here for...

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