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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 Gardens, Sustainability, Visit Far Niente

We’re touring the new Far Niente website in a five-part series. Have you ever wondered how Far Niente got its name or who designed and built the stately stone winery? What is Far Niente’s connection to Winslow Homer? Our estate page tells these stories and...

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet

When Beth and Gil Nickel purchased the Far Niente property in 1979, not only did they lovingly restore the neglected stone building and create a footprint for the winery’s famously lush gardens, they also began the important process of designing a label for the soon-to-be...

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