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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: Food and Wine Recipes, Wine Pairing

It’s picnic season! Our favorite alfresco menus highlight the fresh fruits and vegetables of the season, from tangy chicken salads, spring pea flatbreads and watermelon capreses to the mini apricot cake recipe we’re sharing below. We love to wrap them while they’re still warm from...

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Categories: Far Niente Events, Wine Club

Summer sports need summer wines! Thank you to all the wine club members who turned out at Oracle Park for our debut San Francisco wine club event. As we watched the drama unfold on the field, our winemakers poured some incredible selections, including several exclusives...

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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: Cabernet Wine Club, Far Niente Events, Wine Club

We hit the road last weekend and joined our wine club members at Wrigley Field to watch the Cubs take on the Cardinals. From the game-tying grand slam to the incredible wines, food and views at Murphy’s Rooftop, our first on-the-road wine club event was...

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Categories: Wine Pairing

From chic, fun rehearsal dinner bottles to pairing wine with your wedding cake, renowned Bay Area/LA wedding and event planner Shannon Leahy of Shannon Leahy Events reveals her best tips for choosing and serving thoughtful wines for every leg of your wedding journey. 1.When it...

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Categories: Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Events

Last Saturday, wine club members gathered to celebrate some of our most-loved Far Niente Cabernets during our annual Cabernet Day celebration. We pulled the corks on some very special Cave Collection vintages (including a 36-years-young 1983 Far Niente Cabernet!) alongside the star of the event,...

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