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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 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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Categores: Far Niente Chardonnay, Wine Pairing

Chardonnay Wine and Cheese Pairings

If you’ve ever experienced a tasting here at our Oakville winery, then you know we love putting together Napa Valley wine and cheese pairings. At this time of year, when foggy, fall-like mornings transition into hot, sun-drenched afternoons, we can’t seem to get enough of this end-of-summer...

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Categores: Far Niente Chardonnay

Cool end-of-July breezes, wood-fired pizzas, live Brazilian-inspired music, and perfectly chilled bottles of current release and library vintages of Far Niente Estate Bottled Chardonnay – what a gorgeous weekend spent celebrating Napa Valley‪ Chardonnay! Thank you to all of our members and guests who joined us for...

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