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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 Chardonnay, Wine Pairing, Wine Tours and Tastings

Straight from our Chef’s Tasting – a new food and wine tasting experience here at Far Niente – this crab and avocado summer roll is one of our favorite spring recipes! We love how the easy-to-prepare appetizer marries the clean, salty flavors of crab with...

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Chardonnay, Wine Pairing

The prestige, the glamour, and the red carpet – it’s easy to get swept away in the enchantment of The Oscars ®. Although it takes months and months of planning to pull off an evening as magical as the 90th Academy Awards, planning Oscar-worthy wine...

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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 Chardonnay, Winemaking

Non-malolactic fermentation. Although the phrase doesn’t roll easily off the tongue, Chardonnays made without it certainly can. And it’s essential to our Far Niente Chardonnay house style.   In 1979, when we bottled our very first wines, we decided to forego malolactic fermentation in our...

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Chardonnay, Wine Pairing

With summer right around the corner, these quick and easy warm-weather wine tips will help keep your wines at just the right temp!   When it comes to Warm-Weather Wine Do’s and Don’ts, these two quick and easy tips always come to mind: Don’t: serve...

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Chardonnay, Winemaking

The quick harvest pace has finally slowed. Our Napa Valley Chardonnay is completely off the vine and the last of our Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon came in last week, literally one to two days before the first real rains of the season. It’s a thrilling –...

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