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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 Cabernet

Far Niente bud break

One of things we enjoy most about our winemaking passion is how attuned we are to the seasons. When the vines turn dormant in the winter (and our winemaker takes a much-deserved vacation) it’s not long before we begin anticipating the next growing season. This...

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Categores: Cabernet Wine Club, Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Events

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Whether you were with us Saturday, February 7, for  Cabernet Day or wish you had been, we’ve got three of Chef Trevor’s recipes that we served at the party so you can stage your own Cabernet Day at home! And don’t worry, we haven’t left...

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Chardonnay, Winemaking

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The Far Niente staff at our 2014 Blessing of the Grapes in August. Overall, we had a remarkable growing season. Our team started picking early at the end of August, enjoying great weather while steadily bringing in fruit over the course of two months. Winemaker...

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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 Chardonnay

We were in our Coombsville Chardonnay vineyards just the other day, showing some friends the beauty of the rolling hills just east of the town of Napa, when Dirk Hampson (Director of Winemaking) asked everyone to carefully find one of the burgeoning grape clusters and...

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Cave Collection, Far Niente Chardonnay

Far Niente Chardonnay

We’re touring the new Far Niente website in a five-part series. Our redesigned wines and vineyards section highlights the characteristics of our Napa Valley Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon and the vineyards where they are grown. Love Far Niente Chardonnay? Take a look at our Chardonnay...

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