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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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I love the spring. It is the time of year when the grapes start emerging from their dormancy and we get our first indications of what the season will hold. Spring is by far the busiest time of year for vineyard folks. I know that many...

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There's more than vines growing in our Chardonnay vineyards. Viticulturist Aaron Fishleder describes the first tarantula sighting.

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Would a rose by any other name smell as sweet? Besides being experts in vineyard care, our farming crew is particularly adept at handing out nicknames. Viticulturist Aaron Fishleder (a.k.a. “Paton”) explains.

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Director of Winemaking Dirk Hampson stops by to tell us a little about what vintners in the northern hemisphere worry about this time of year: shatter. I happen to love this time of year. The scent of grape flowers is all over the place.

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In this guest blog post, Viticulturist Aaron Fishleder talks cover crops—one of an organic farmer’s most important tools! Come springtime, there are more than grapes growing in our vineyards. In fact, if you’ve got a gardener’s eye, you’ll spot various vegetables and flowering plants growing...

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