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Discover Our New Private Wine Tastings!

Categories: Wine Tours and Tastings

With our new private wine tastings at Far Niente and Nickel & Nickel, there are now four exciting ways for you to experience the Napa Valley.

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Last month, we announced new private wine tasting opportunities for just you and your party at both Far Niente and Nickel & Nickel. We’ve received wonderful feedback, and we’ll be announcing even more ways to enjoy our winery and wines later this year. In the meantime, we invite you to learn more about our private wine tastings and guided winery tours.
Whether sipping new vintages beneath the shade of century-old cork trees at Far Niente or indulging in a side-by-side comparative of Single-Vineyard Cabernets at Nickel & Nickel, there are now four exciting ways for you taste and enjoy new and favorite Napa Valley wines.

For more details, read on!

Napa Valley Cabernet bottle in a vineyard

Far Niente
Guided Tour and Tastings: Join us on a walk through our historic tri-level winery and caves followed by a seated tasting of current release vintages from Far Niente, along with a taste of our sumptuous late harvest wine from our sister winery, Dolce. Although limited to eight guests, you may be joined by other wine lovers during your guided experience.
New! Private Tastings:  Whether tucked beneath the shade of century-old cork trees or hosted in the comfort of one of our inviting winery rooms, these private tastings are an exciting new way to indulge in the newest releases from Far Niente and Dolce.  A fantastic new option for visitors who are familiar with the estate. 
Learn More and Schedule Your Visit
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Guided Winery Tour and Tastings: Discover our historic farmstead, state-of-the-art Napa Valley winery and underground barrel cellar, followed by a guided tasting, and find out why we’re uniquely suited to making Single-Vineyard Wines.
New! Private Tastings: An intimate experience for just for you and your party, our private tastings allow you to experience a selection of our Single-Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignons side-by-side. A palate-popping exploration of wines from Napa Valley’s finest appellations. 
Learn More and Schedule Your Visit.


We hope to see you this summer or fall!

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