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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 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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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Wine Pairing

Earlier this month at Far Niente Cab Day, Executive Chef Trevor Eliason and his team prepared an array of hors d'oeuvres to highlight the classic flavors of our Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. The recipes below can be sized up or down to meet your needs. Why not...

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Chardonnay, Visit Far Niente

We’ve made a few changes to our online presence! With a new website, wine shop, and online reservation system, you will be able to easily navigate to learn about the estate, the wine club, your favorite wines, how to visit the winery and more. Plus,...

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