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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: Winemaking

Last week, in honor of International Women’s Day, we profiled the dynamic women in wine here at Far Niente. You might have noticed that  someone was missing. We saved the best for last. We caught up with Beth Nickel, who helped launch Far Niente with Gil...

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Categores: Winemaking

In celebration of International Women’s Day, we’re tipping our hats to the women who grow and make our wines. Whether you’re interested in pursuing a career in wine yourself or you simply like to drink great bottles, read on to discover what gets these five...

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Categores: Far Niente Gardens, Visit Far Niente

The 13-acre gardens that surround the historical Far Niente winery building came to life with the restoration of the property beginning in 1979. Flowering dogwoods and rhododendrons, towering redwoods, artful Japanese maples, brilliant azaleas and more now mingle with the sculptural oaks that were here...

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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 Chardonnay, Far Niente Gardens

Have you ever wondered how Far Niente’s beautiful gardens came to be? We took the opportunity to capture the gardens on video at the height of their springtime splendor and interviewed Proprietress Beth Nickel about the inspiration to plant and develop extensive gardens at Far...

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Far Niente and Nickel & Nickel have enjoyed a long, supportive relationship with the V Foundation for Cancer Research. Beth reports on her recent experience at New York Fashion Week, when she hosted the winning bidder of our wineries’ auction lot – which supported the Foundation – plus five friends, for a sneak-peak at what’s ahead in fall fashion.

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