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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: Sustainability

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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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Categores: Far Niente Chardonnay, Wine Gifts, Wine Pairing

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If you’re anything like us, the month of May has us celebrating short sleeves, bare feet on grass, garden brunches and LOTS of outdoor grilling. There’s just something about alfresco dining that brightens even the simplest menus and wines, whether the setting is a backyard...

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Cave Collection, Winemaking

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“Each vintage is our opportunity to make our greatest wine. It’s what drives us each day.“  – Far Niente President and CEO Larry Maguire   After making Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon for more than three decades, we’ve learned a few things about crafting “age-worthy” wines.  One...

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Cave Collection, Far Niente Events

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Wines were decanted. Glasses were raised. We loved celebrating our newly released 2013 Far Niente Estate Bottled Cabernet Sauvignon with our wine club members and guests. From Lamb Sliders and Soup Shooters (hello Cheddar Cauliflower!) to Mini-Kobe Beef Wellingtons (get the recipe here) Executive Chef Trevor Eliason...

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Categores: Wine Pairing

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Throughout our more than three decades of making distinctive Napa Valley wines, we’ve hosted our fair share of holiday dinners. We’ve had the pleasure of working with, and at times hosting, some truly great chefs and wine professionals, and in the expert hands of our...

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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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