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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 Pairing, Wine Tours and Tastings

Celebrating America’s birthday may take shape a little differently this year, however, great food and expertly crafted Independence Day wines are still on the menu. Whether you’re stuffing lobster rolls, seasoning your tri-tip or going full veggie, elevate your July 4th barbecue with Napa Valley...

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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 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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