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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

  “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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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: Wine Gifts, Winemaking

As the full-time winemaker here at Far Niente as well as a wife and mom to two boys, Winemaker Nicole Marchesi has found that balancing the myriad roles and parts of her world requires an expertise in organization and precision as well as an acceptance...

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Categores: Far Niente Chardonnay, Wine Pairing, Wine Tours and Tastings

Straight from our Chef’s Tasting – a new food and wine tasting experience here at Far Niente – this crab and avocado summer roll is one of our favorite spring recipes! We love how the easy-to-prepare appetizer marries the clean, salty flavors of crab with...

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