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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, Uncategorized, Wine Pairing

Wine and Board Games EnRoute

Whether you’re all about strategy and board game, love creative word play or are a cutthroat card game competitor, wine adds a delicious layer of fun to a classic game night. Get ready to connect, laugh, compete and toast with these fresh wine and board game pairings.

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Cave Collection, Food and Wine Recipes, Wine Pairing

“If you’re itching to fire up your grill in anticipation of spring, look no further than this miso-marinated hanger steak with roasted potatoes, miso mayonnaise and crunchy kale salad. For this recipe, I used white miso rather than red, which has a delicate flavor profile...

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Food and Wine Recipes, Wine Pairing

This Braised Lamb Shank with Lentils takes its inspiration from French terrines and Moroccan tagines, in which you fill a heavy, often earthenware, pot with root vegetables, garlic, spices and a generous shank or round of protein, allowing everything to cook together until the air fills with...

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Categores: 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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Categores: 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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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Food and Wine Recipes, Wine Pairing

Pomegranate Sauce

“After months of Thanksgiving feasts, holiday shopping, family gatherings, work parties and New Year’s toasts, the first weeks of January often have a strange rhythm to them. I enjoy the calm yet miss being surrounded by family, friends, and flowing conversation. One of my favorite...

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