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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, 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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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Visit Far Niente

Who doesn’t love a great love story? We sure do, especially if it involves a bottle of Far Niente. Stephanie and Cory were bidding on a bottle of 1997 Far Niente Cabernet at a silent auction in La Jolla, California. Every time Stephanie placed a bid, Cory topped...

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Categores: Far Niente Cave Collection, Far Niente Chardonnay, Far Niente Events, Visit Far Niente

Last Saturday marked our annual Chardonnay Celebration! It was one of those resplendent, sun-soaked days that will be reminisced upon with a warm smile and a slight twinkle of the eye. Our centuries-old winery was alive with the sounds of laughter between friends, music from a spectacular live...

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Categores: Dolce Napa Valley, Viticulture

From Noble Rot to Liquid Gold – the key to Dolce’s sweetness begins in the vineyard. Our late-harvest wine comes from a delicate blend of Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc grapes grown in Coombsville and Oak Knoll. Inspired by the French Sauternes-style, the Dolce vineyard is...

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Chardonnay, Winemaking

Like the beautiful flowers in full bloom outside, our production crew is in full “bloom” inside the winery. We are moving swiftly from one project to another, taking care of each wine in our cellar. Last week we finished bottling our 2011 Napa Cabernet Sauvignon....

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Cave Collection

Winekmaker Nicole Marchesi recently tasted the 1996 Far Niente Cave Collection Cabernet Sauvignon and shares how the wine has evolved over the years.   The subtle blackberry, cassis and cedar aromas of this wine's youth have developed into a classic bottle bouquet of dried cherry and...

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