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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: Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Cave Collection, Winemaking

“Each vintage is our opportunity to make our greatest wine. It’s what drives us each day.“  – Far Niente President and CEO Larry Maguire   After making Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon for more than three decades, we’ve learned a few things about crafting “age-worthy” wines.  One...

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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

There is a certain gratification in drinking an aged wine—the combined pleasure of having had the patience of waiting 5, 10, 15 or more years to enjoy a treasured bottle and the enjoyment of the wine itself. The Far Niente Cave Collection suits the desire...

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet

When Beth and Gil Nickel purchased the Far Niente property in 1979, not only did they lovingly restore the neglected stone building and create a footprint for the winery’s famously lush gardens, they also began the important process of designing a label for the soon-to-be...

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