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Without a Care

Categories: Dolce Napa Valley, Food and Wine Recipes, Wine Pairing

Poached Apple and Late Harvest Dolce

“This started as a simple-yet-elegant almond cake, but I couldn’t resist all the autumn apples showing up in local markets and groceries. The good news is threefold. First, both recipes are straightforward with easy-to-follow steps, though you’ll definitely want to keep your chef hat on...

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Categories: Far Niente Cabernet, Uncategorized, Wine Pairing

Inspired by the green bean surplus in our winery gardens, Far Niente Chef Sarah Walz created a summer three bean salad and lamb merguez recipe that pairs beautifully with our Far Niente Cabernet. Her menu is a delicious reminder that fresh summer salads and red...

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Categories: Food and Wine Recipes, Uncategorized

Instantly elevate weeknight cooking with this summer food and wine menu featuring garden-fresh squash and one of our favorite – often overlooked – cuts of meat.   Summer officially started last week, and Far Niente Chef Sarah Walz is hooked on all of the fresh...

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Categories: Uncategorized, Wine and Travel

– with special guest contributor Christina Vidal. Traveling soon? We asked one of our favorite luxury travel experts for her best advice for successfully traveling with – and enjoying – her favorite wines no matter where she is on the globe. Christina – who also...

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Categories: Far Niente Cabernet, Wine Gifts

Finding the right gift for the man who taught you how to balance a bike, balance a checkbook, cook, work hard, play fair and live well can be hard. We’ve hand-picked a selection of Father’s Day wines and wine gifts that are luxurious, delicious and...

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Categories: Wine Gifts, Winemaking

As the full-time winemaker here at Far Niente as well as a wife and mom to two boys, Winemaker Nicole Marchesi has found that balancing the myriad roles and parts of her world requires an expertise in organization and precision as well as an acceptance...

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