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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, Winemaking

2013 Far Niente Cabernet

The cellar has been bustling with activity these last few days as we’ve bottled our 2013 Napa Valley Cabernet. As you might imagine, the process is a delicate one requiring long hours and persistent attention to detail, from the team which applies the parchment labels...

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Categores: Sustainability

Solar

When John Benson hired Hamden McIntyre to design and build the stone Far Niente winery in 1885, it’s safe to say he never imagined that more than a 100 years later, the winery he founded would be running on electricity, let alone be fully solar...

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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 Cave Collection, Far Niente Events

It takes more than a few drops of rain to keep our wine club members away from our annual Cabernet celebration. This was proven true Saturday, February 8, when, next to a wine glass, an umbrella was definitely the accessory of the day. Some might...

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet

2011 Far Niente Cabernet

Every year we release our Cabernet Sauvignon in February—or almost every year. Since the 2010 Far Niente Cab, heralding from an especially small vintage, sold out in September, we decided to release our newest Cabernet this month. Like the previous vintage, the 2011 Far Niente...

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