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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 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 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: Cabernet Wine Club, Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Events

2014 Oakville Cabernet

A few rain showers didn’t keep our Napa Valley wine club members from joining us to celebrate an exciting vintage of Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon. And what a day it was! The caves were candlelit, our Cave Collection wines were decanted, and the newly released 2014 Far...

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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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