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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 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: 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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Categores: Winemaking

In celebration of International Women’s Day, we’re tipping our hats to the women who grow and make our wines. Whether you’re interested in pursuing a career in wine yourself or you simply like to drink great bottles, read on to discover what gets these five...

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Categores: Wine Pairing, Winemaking

 From the obligatory James Bond movie marathon to her desire to grow the food she puts on the Thanksgiving table, Far Niente Winemaker Nicole Marchesi paints a rich picture of the moments and rituals that make Thanksgiving such a treasured holiday for her family.  ...

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Winemaking

The cellar has been bustling with activity these last few days as we’ve bottled our 2013 Napa Valley Cabernet. As you might imagine, the process is a delicate one requiring long hours and persistent attention to detail, from the team which applies the parchment labels...

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Categores: Sustainability

When John Benson hired Hamden McIntyre to design and build the stone Far Niente winery in 1885, it’s safe to say he never imagined that more than a 100 years later, the winery he founded would be running on electricity, let alone be fully solar...

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