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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 Chardonnay, Winemaking

Napa Chardonnay

It’s Chardonnay season, which means yes, sipping Napa Chardonnay along with your favorite summer dish but for us here at the winery it also means bottling the newest vintage. At this very moment, we’re bottling the 2013 Far Niente Chardonnay in anticipation of its release...

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

We've had fun with our Instagram account this year, capturing sights around the winery. Here are a few favorites from 2013. For more, follow us @farnientewinery. Far Niente staff taste through the wines for the 2013 Far Niente Cab Release Day. Springtime flowers never disappoint....

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