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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: Winemaking

In celebration of International Women’s Day, we’re tipping our hats to the women who grow and make our wines. Whether you’re interested in pursuing a career in wine yourself or you simply like to drink great bottles, read on to discover what gets these five...

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

2014 Oakville Cabernet

A few rain showers didn’t keep our Napa Valley wine club members from joining us to celebrate an exciting vintage of Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon. And what a day it was! The caves were candlelit, our Cave Collection wines were decanted, and the newly released 2014 Far...

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Cave Collection, Wine Gifts

Far Niente Winery Great Hall

Is it just us, or does the holiday season seem to hit a fever pitch earlier each year? With fall gatherings, Thanksgiving menu planning, and the need to stock up on last-minute hostess gifts already upon us, we couldn’t be more excited about sharing some...

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Categores: Far Niente Chardonnay, Wine Pairing

Chardonnay Wine and Cheese Pairings

If you’ve ever experienced a tasting here at our Oakville winery, then you know we love putting together Napa Valley wine and cheese pairings. At this time of year, when foggy, fall-like mornings transition into hot, sun-drenched afternoons, we can’t seem to get enough of this end-of-summer...

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Categores: Sustainability

The New York Times recently published a piece on the increased interest in floating solar arrays, and as the first adopter of a Floatovoltaic™ system, we were excited to be a part of the story. In 2008, we installed 994 solar panels on pontoons over an irrigation pond at...

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