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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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Without a Care

Categories: Far Niente Chardonnay, Food and Wine Recipes, Wine Pairing

The long July days have us craving light yet comforting summer wine and food pairings. Cue this Chardonnay-friendly menu that marries bright  flavors like avocado and just-picked cherry tomatoes with rock shrimp – whose creamy flesh is almost lobster-like – and comforting Arborio rice. You...

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Categories: Wine Pairing, Wine Tours and Tastings

Celebrating America’s birthday may take shape a little differently this year, however, great food and expertly crafted Independence Day wines are still on the menu. Whether you’re stuffing lobster rolls, seasoning your tri-tip or going full veggie, elevate your July 4th barbecue with Napa Valley...

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Categories: Wine Gifts

Far Niente Father's Day wine gifts

Elevate his Napa Cabernet collection.  Put a smile on his face with classic Father’s Day wine gifts.  Upgrade his essential grilling wines.  Whether you’re raising a glass in real life or virtually, celebrate the dynamic men in your life with  Father’s Day wines and gifts...

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Categories: Food and Wine Recipes, Uncategorized, Wine Pairing

matching food and wine

When it comes to matching food and wine here at Far Niente, seasonality matters as much as the rules. As spring transitions to summer, Pacific halibut season is in high gear on the west coast. So, we asked Executive Chef Sarah Walz to shake up...

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Categories: Uncategorized, Wine Pairing

Far Niente Wine and Music

Discover a symphony of flavor and sound, with wine and music pairings that are totally on-key. Why should wine and food have all the fun? From a Far Niente accounting manager who moonlights as a DJ to a digital analyst whose palate and musical tastes...

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Categories: Food and Wine Recipes, Uncategorized, Wine Pairing

Napa Valley Chardonnay Pairings

Are you ready for the clean-out-the-fridge chicken soup and Chardonnay pairing our Far Niente winemaker and our chef can’t get enough of?  Far Niente Winemaker Nicole Marchesi recently had our mouths watering with her shelter-in-place recommendation for homemade chicken soup and Chardonnay, specifically Far Niente’s...

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