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Categores: Food and Wine Recipes, Uncategorized, Wine Pairing

matching food and wine

When it comes to matching food and wine here at Far Niente, seasonality matters as much as the rules. As spring transitions to summer, Pacific halibut season is in high gear on the west coast. So, we asked Executive Chef Sarah Walz to shake up...

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Categores: Food and Wine Recipes, Uncategorized, Wine Pairing

Napa Valley Chardonnay Pairings

Are you ready for the clean-out-the-fridge chicken soup and Chardonnay pairing our Far Niente winemaker and our chef can’t get enough of?  Far Niente Winemaker Nicole Marchesi recently had our mouths watering with her shelter-in-place recommendation for homemade chicken soup and Chardonnay, specifically Far Niente’s...

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Categores: Far Niente Chardonnay, Food and Wine Recipes, Uncategorized, Wine Pairing

Far Niente Happy Hour Wine At Home

From at-home happy hour wine and food pairings to full-flavored at-home dinners, getting creative in the kitchen can be a delicious act of kindness for yourself and for loved ones. Get inspired by these Napa Valley wine and food 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: Food and Wine Recipes, Wine Pairing

This Beef Tenderloin with Roasted Sweet Potatoes is a dreamy recipe to cook with your favorite culinary partner in crime. Inspired by the golden blooms of mustard sprouting up between our vineyard rows, Far Niente Chef Sarah Walz encased the tenderloin with toasted mustard seed to give it a Napa Valley twist. Slice it thin; top with our classic red wine shallot sauce. Then fill your glasses with the luscious, briary fruit flavors and cocoa-spice accents of our Bella Union Cabernet Sauvignon and let the evening unfold.

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Categores: Food and Wine Recipes, Wine Pairing

We incorporate a full bottle of Dolce Napa Valley into the recipe for this bountiful Pear Vineyard Cake, which absolutely makes it our new favorite holiday indulgence. And the fact that we put our late harvest wine in the cake doesn’t stop us from enjoying...

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