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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: 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: Uncategorized, Wine and Travel

– with special guest contributor Christina Vidal. Traveling soon? We asked one of our favorite luxury travel experts for her best advice for successfully traveling with – and enjoying – her favorite wines no matter where she is on the globe. Christina – who also...

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Wine Gifts

Finding the right gift for the man who taught you how to balance a bike, balance a checkbook, cook, work hard, play fair and live well can be hard. We’ve hand-picked a selection of Father’s Day wines and wine gifts that are luxurious, delicious and...

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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

Last week, in honor of International Women’s Day, we profiled the dynamic women in wine here at Far Niente. You might have noticed that  someone was missing. We saved the best for last. We caught up with Beth Nickel, who helped launch Far Niente with Gil...

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