Summer’s official first day is around the corner (four days, but who’s counting?!) and we are celebrating the return of wine tastings, tours and events at our Napa Valley wineries. Whether you’re planning your dream Napa Valley itinerary or want to stock your collection with warm-weather wines, discover a few of our favorite ways to infuse your summer days and nights with the spirit of Il Dolce Far Niente.
Savor the Magic of Far Niente, After Hours
Toast the return of winery events and make plans for an unforgettable evening out in wine country, with Friday Nights at Far Niente. These brand-new evening events are a one-of-a-kind way to savor our finest Napa and Russian River Valley wines while surrounded by Far Niente’s enchanting gardens and vineyards. June’s Pinot & Pizza is already sold out, and limited tickets remain for the kick-off event for July (we’re transforming Far Niente’s Cabernet Grill into an oyster bar!). Learn more about Chardonnay & Oysters After Hours. Then, browse more summer wine events here. Keep checking back, as we'll be adding more wine events in the coming weeks.
Drink in the Gorgeous Napa Valley Scenery (While Sipping Exquisitely Aged Cabernet)
One of our most exclusive wine experiences, Far Niente’s Cave Collection Tasting invites you to discover the beauty of carefully aged Napa Valley Cabernet. A private host will guide you through three limited-release Far Niente Cave Collection Cabernet Sauvignons, each masterfully paired with curated small bites. You’ll also enjoy with current and Cave vintages of Far Niente Chardonnay, before finishing with a taste of our late harvest jewel, Dolce Napa Valley. This private experience includes a tour of our wine caves and wine library as well as an invitation to enjoy our lush winery gardens. Reserve your Cave Collection Experience or explore Far Niente’s full lineup of private and guided wine tastings. Plus, check out the incredible wine experiences on offer at our sister winery, Nickel & Nickel.
Gear Up for some EPIC Hosted at Home Events
Sticking closer to home this summer? Bring the wine country experience to you, with two, four, six, eight and 12-month subscriptions to Hosted at Home. With monthly virtual happy hours, curated recipes and pairings, and, most importantly, unparalleled wines, Hosted at Home streams our world-renowned Napa Valley hospitality straight into your home. While it’s too late to join June’s Summer [Wine] Games, there’s still time to take part in Hosted at Home’s summer roster of virtual events. We’re only being a little cheeky when we say, July’s virtual tasting promises to be pretty Epic. Get more Hosted at Home details.
Find the Just-Right Wines for Your Warm-Weather Adventures
Sunset hikes. Garden weddings. Backyard barbecues. Oysters on the beach. Last-minute getaways. You have all the summer plans. We have the wines to pair with them. Discover the Pinot Noir that launched our celebrated Russian River Valley winery (it’s layered with lush fruit flavor and silky style). Explore singular summer Cabernets to pair with all things grilled, smoked, and seared over an open flame. Stock up on our most iconic Napa Valley Chardonnay, aka the wine we’re sipping poolside, oceanside and alongside all the summer seafood. Help yourself to our newest – and brightest – summer Sauvignon Blanc.
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Non-malolactic fermentation. Although the phrase doesn’t roll easily off the tongue, Chardonnays made without it certainly can. And it’s essential to our Far Niente Chardonnay house style.LEARN MORE
In anticipation of our annual Cave Collection release, we sat down with Winemaker Nicole Marchesi to talk about Far Niente's Cave Collection and the keys to making age-worthy Napa Valley Cabernet. Read on to hear what she has to say. Then mark your calendars for the January 17 release from Far Niente's Cave Collection. This year’s allocation is one of our most limited to date, with less than 100 bottles available for our most sought-after vintages.
"Each vintage is our opportunity to make our greatest wine. It's what inspires us in the vineyard and winery."LEARN MORE
Meet Six Women Shaping the Far Niente Family of Wineries & Vineyards.
Two winemakers. One CFO. Two VPs. And the woman who helped launch Far Niente more than 40 years ago. In celebration of Women’s History Month, we sat down to talk with just a few of the women shaping the way we grow, make, sell and share our wines. From the cellar to the board room, these daring innovators and leaders share a passion for human connection and a sense of adventure.LEARN MORE