The small winery Bodegas Lecea, without the resources of the large winemakers groups, has carried out, with effort and dedication, an impressive work of recovering abandoned underground wine cellars in Cerrillo Verballe of San Asensio, La Rioja.
Architecture and Landscapes
The heart of Bodegas CARO beats in an historical urban winery built between 1884 and 1895. The peculiar architecture of the building reminiscent of Neo Roman and Spanish style makes is a landmark of the Mendozan cityscape. In 2003, when Nicolas Catena and Baron Eric de Rothschild bought the old winery, they set up a master plan of structural consolidation and aesthetic restauration. This year, a new space entirely dedicated to wine tourism opened its door to the public for day and night tastings as well as cultural events.
Bodegas CARO is located in an historical urban winery from 1884 which has been totally consolidated and restored from 2003 on after it was bought by Nicolas Catena and the Baron Eric de Rothschild.The building reminiscent of Neo Roman and Spanish style opens its door to the visitors for day and night tastings and hosts cultural events in an elegant space entirely dedicated to wine tourism.
Tenute SalvaTerra - Winner in the category "Architecture and landscapes"
Davis Estates, located in Calistoga, California, involved an extensive rehabilitation of an historic barn built in 1916. They offer a travel back in time on a tour of the historic property, offering a glimpse of how Davis Estates developed. The tour concludes in the tasting room, where the open terrace provides stunning views of the Calistoga terroir. Take in the sights and enjoy a tasting flight of flagship wines paired with an array of seasonal delicacies from the Executive Chef.
The winery including the appropriate building and park ensemble was newly enlivened since it has become property of the Mainz business family Schmitz in March 2013. The villa from the Gründerzeit was built in the years from 1881 to 1883 according to the neoclassical style and was classified as a highly modern farm building in those days.
Along the protected farm villa and the winery a generous and also protected park with an old tree population stretches which invites you to stroll along. The cautiously renovated rooms radiate a special valency. With intentionally used style elements it was possible to modernise the grand winery building appropriately and to create a tasteful ambience for wine presentations.
The newly designed wine house in which you can taste their own Burgundy wines also radiates timeless elegance. In 2016 it was awarded the architecture price wine by the Chamber of Architects Rhineland-Palatinate.
The price for Architecture & Landscape is awarded to the winery Weingut Pauser at Flonheim. The jury was convinced by the comprehensive architectural approach, which does not merely include the main building, wine store and panoramic terrace, but the production and storage facilities as well. The excellent wine store allows for views of the red wine barrique barrels stored behind it. And the restaurant Pausers Quartier creates a contemporary ambience for dining experiences as well as events of any kind and for all the senses.
The commissioning of a cultural park to the hills of Valparaiso, understood as a new meeting and integration raises a fundamental contradiction facing the first vocation of the ex-prison: the hermetic and inviolable seclusion of his space. The main architectural problem is this singularity, and can be translated into a basic question: how to make an inclusive space closure.
At Sierra Cantabria, descendants of past generations strive to maintain and further strengthen their family winery.
Viñedos de Paganos is located in the town of Paganos. The small town is situated close to the old walls of the town of Laguardia.
The winery was founded by Miguel and Marcos Eguren with the objective of creating great wines. It is a modern winery sculpted under cold rock with incredible wine caves that hold the fruit of two select vineyards called El Puntido y la Nieta.