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The Largest Winery In Rioja Is An Underground Architectural Marvel

2017
20 September
2017-09-20 00:00:00
2017-09-20 00:00:00

The Largest Winery In Rioja Is An Underground Architectural Marvel

Spain’s renowned Rioja wine region is dotted with both traditional wineries and others that push the boundaries of modern design. Surprisingly, Rioja’s largest winery is perhaps it's most architecturally significant.

Designed by architect Ignacio Quemada Sáenz-Badillos in 2001, Campo Viejo appears from the distance as two small, modern buildings sandwiched between rows of vines on one side, and a dramatic drop on the other. Quemada sought to build something that wouldn’t “ruin” the natural beauty of its surroundings. His solution? Bury the 480,000-plus-square-foot structure underground.

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