We use cookies to offer the best possible user experience on our website. We also use third-party cookies, to deliver personalised advertisement messages. By using our website you agree, that cookies can be saved on your device. Further information on the cookies used and on how to disable them can be found here.
 
11.07.2017

Where Winemaking and Aesthetics Meet

Futuristic, lasting, and different: some wineries worth seeing

More and more Alto Adige wineries and winery cooperatives are making new architectural statements between historical walls. They bring together traditional winemaking and the aesthetics of form and, in so doing, also follow sustainable paths.

In Kaltern, for example, the winery spaces of Manincor were built underground in the vineyard. Only the tasting room and the sales pavilion are set up above ground – this is where the enjoyment of wine and the art of architecture are joined together with an unsurpassed view of Lake Kaltern.

In Montan, the wine-growing estate Pfitscher was relocated into the middle of the vineyards under the motto “Keep the tradition, venture to try the new” and has been awarded with the “KlimaHaus Wine” seal for energy-efficient construction methods.

Futuristic design distinguishes the new construction of several wineries. The unique green steel construction of the Cantina Tramin symbolically includes the form of the surrounding vineyard landscape. Another striking sales building has been erected by the Cantina Valle Isarco. The outer skin of the windowless concrete structure is completely covered with greyish red plaster. This natural coloration makes the façade reminiscent of rock that has grown up out of the ground.
Another taste?
More from the world of Alto Adige wine
News

Why the Vines “Bleed”

A look at the calendar accompanied by the rising temperatures makes it clear: the meteorological spring has begun, and nature is awakening from its ...
News

Blazing new trails

Not all storage methods are the same: constant temperature, the correct humidity and the right air pressure are just a few of the elements that play ...
Back to the list