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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 Gardens, Visit Far Niente

Spring is in full swing here at Far Niente and, folks, it is absolutely glorious! Thousands of azaleas are soaking up their moments in the sunshine—bright, rich pastels painting the understory canvas in our woodland gardens. There to back them up with an abundance of color...

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Chardonnay, Far Niente Events

Saturday was one for the record books. We’ve partnered with Live in the Vineyard for several years and were delighted to continue our connection with the organization this past weekend when we hosted them for a reception and special performance in the Carriage House.   A...

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Chardonnay

A new season is upon us! The vines are emerging from their dormancy and starting to grow the young shoots that will eventually hold all of those clusters we will harvest in September. At this point in the year, a Viticulturist’s heart is filled with hope and...

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Categores: Far Niente Gardens, Visit Far Niente

It's looking a lot like spring around here, with tulips in myriad colors, azaleas just beginning to blossom and new green emerging in our ginkgoes and oaks. If you are planning to visit Far Niente in the next few weeks, you're in for a treat! Take...

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Cave Collection

Winekmaker Nicole Marchesi recently tasted the 1996 Far Niente Cave Collection Cabernet Sauvignon and shares how the wine has evolved over the years.   The subtle blackberry, cassis and cedar aromas of this wine's youth have developed into a classic bottle bouquet of dried cherry and...

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Cave Collection

Continuing our series on the 1996 Far Niente Cave Collection Cabernet Sauvignon, Winemaker Nicole Marchesi looks at the blend. Revisiting 1996 is a glimpse back in time to a specific point in Far Niente’s history. This wine not only reflects the elegance of the vintage...

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