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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, Food and Wine Recipes, Wine Pairing

The long July days have us craving light yet comforting summer wine and food pairings. Cue this Chardonnay-friendly menu that marries bright  flavors like avocado and just-picked cherry tomatoes with rock shrimp – whose creamy flesh is almost lobster-like – and comforting Arborio rice. You...

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Categores: Wine Gifts

Far Niente Father's Day wine gifts

Elevate his Napa Cabernet collection.  Put a smile on his face with classic Father’s Day wine gifts.  Upgrade his essential grilling wines.  Whether you’re raising a glass in real life or virtually, celebrate the dynamic men in your life with  Father’s Day wines and gifts...

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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 Cabernet, Far Niente Chardonnay, Uncategorized, Wine Pairing

Wine and Board Games EnRoute

Whether you’re all about strategy and board game, love creative word play or are a cutthroat card game competitor, wine adds a delicious layer of fun to a classic game night. Get ready to connect, laugh, compete and toast with these fresh wine and board game pairings.

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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 Chardonnay, Food and Wine Recipes

  “I love everything about this roasted chicken recipe – the juicy dark meat flavors, the ultra-crisp skin, and the citrus-herb aromas that float through the kitchen every time I make it. At home, we pair ours with a crusty baguette and roasted potatoes, along...

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