Adventurous Wine Architecture will enlighten and inspire the most dedicated oenophile and the casual wine lover, and will transport you to some of the most idyllic places on earth. Some of the world's best architects are reshaping the winery as a bold expression of innovation and tradition, agriculture and technology, production and hospitality. This survey of significant recent work shows how winery buildings serve prodcuers and consumers and give enlightened wine makers an edge in a fiercely competitive market. Featured architects include Santiago Calatrava, Norman Foster, Frank Gehry, Zaha Hadid, Herzog and de Meuron, Steven Holl, Rafael Moneo, Glenn Murcutt, Renzo Piano, and Richard Rogers. Projects are in California and Canada; Spain, Italy and Austria; Chile and Argentina; Australia and New Zealand. 'Adventurous Wine Architecture' will enlighten and inspire the most dedicated oenophile and the casual wine lover, and will transport you to some of the most idyllic places on earth.
SELLING POINTS: - Large format 'coffee-table' style - Features the most up-to-date collection of contemporary wineries by big name architects - More than 30 wineries featured in detail with contact details given for each - A superb corporate or personal gift book 237 col., 40 b/w.