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A Series Of Small Buildings To Express The Wine Production Process.

DOMINUS WINERY, Yountville, Napa Valley, California

Dominus Winery in Nappa Valley was developed for the John Daniel Society in association with the owner of Petrus vineyards in France. The 36,000 square foot winery complex consists of a series of small buildings expressing or identifying various functions in connection with wine production process....Read More

When the site is approached, the entry courtyard is dominated by an office building, nicknamed the “chateau”, which houses owner’s offices and meeting spaces, with an entrance marked by an observation tower. Wine production essentially takes place in thank and barrel buildings in conjunction with a storage building. They all face landscaped garden and are connected by a roofed, open walkway. The project was not constructed.