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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 Cave Collection

Every so often, we receive an email from one of our great wine club members or customers that can best be described as his or her epiphany wine journey. Often, it’s specific to a particular vintage of Far Niente. Though certainly not always. Each story...

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

This year may have been our Best Chardonnay Celebration to date! Maybe it was the perfectly chilled 2015 Far Niente Estate Bottled Chardonnay. Maybe it was the beautifully decanted large format bottles (there were so many big bottles!) from our Cave Collection. Maybe it was...

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Cave Collection

We’ve updated our Far Niente Vintage Chart! Discover this comprehensive, 20-year guide to our Napa Valley Cabernets, then and now. Want to know how that 2005 Far Niente Cave Collection Cabernet Sauvignon is tasting right now?  Here at the winery, it’s easy for us to...

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Cave Collection, Wine Gifts

Far Niente Winery Great Hall

Is it just us, or does the holiday season seem to hit a fever pitch earlier each year? With fall gatherings, Thanksgiving menu planning, and the need to stock up on last-minute hostess gifts already upon us, we couldn’t be more excited about sharing some...

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

2015 Napa Valley Chardonnay

 We’ve spent the past week bottling our Napa Valley Chardonnay here at the estate. With its filler spouts and cork applicators, the bottling line ranks low in terms of glamour and/or romance. Maintaining exacting bottling standards, however, is an essential part of the winemaking process. And,...

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

“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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