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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, 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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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.  Although experimenting with new wine and cheese combinations is half the fun, lately we can’t resist creating this gorgeous cheese board from...

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Categores: Dolce Napa Valley, Food and Wine Recipes, Wine Pairing

Poached Apple and Late Harvest Dolce

“This started as a simple-yet-elegant almond cake, but I couldn’t resist all the autumn apples showing up in local markets and groceries. The good news is threefold. First, both recipes are straightforward with easy-to-follow steps, though you’ll definitely want to keep your chef hat on...

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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 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: Wine Gifts, Wine Pairing

Far Niente Spring Wine Pairings

Plus, spring wine pairing tips from the Far Niente Kitchen, just in time for outdoor brunches and evenings by the fire pit.   To celebrate the longer days and the slow thaw of winter, the Far Niente Kitchen has shifted its focus from wintry greens...

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