Obelisk Winery in Czech Republic by AiD Team

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Discover the Obelisk Winery, located on the green horizon in southern Czech Republic, with a unique view of Valtice and Pálava Hills. Build on a former border guard platoon, the site is now filled with beautiful winery and lush vineyards, carefully landscaped and maintained. 

Designed by studio AiD Team, the winery is divided into two zones – the underground wine production facilities and the above-ground representative premises which include a wine shop, a hall and a wine tasting room. The representative premises are decorated with wall and ceiling intarsia inspired by Baroque and Renaissance castle ceilings. 

The design of the winery draws on the traditions and sources of inspiration similar to the ones of the Romantic buildings of the Lednice–Valtice Cultural Landscape. In our case, it was inspired by the image of a classical temple,which was then transformed into an abstract form of a slab supported by three rows of columns – a pavilion standing on a solid plinth. This pavilion gently complements the green horizon and vineyards. The winery makes their wine using the gravity-flow method which allows wine to stream naturally and eliminates the need for pumps and other machinery. This is the reason the facilities are placed on two underground levels dominated by a tank hall surrounded by storage cellars. The wines produced here, first and foremost, reflect the terroir of the vineyards they come from. They are complex, mineral and distinctive and they mature in wooden casks which give the wines a rich and complex character. The chief principle we observed when designing the winery was respect for the entire Lednice–Valtice Cultural Landscape, the vineyards, the work of those who are no longer among us but whose craft and skills we admire to this day. We aim to preserve and develop this quality and tradition. – from the architects

Discover more after the jump:

Architect: AiD team a.s.
Team: Pavel Bainar, Hana Bainarová, Martin Klásek, Pavlína Klubalová, Jitka Nováková
Interior: Hana Bainarová
Client: Vinařství Obelisk s.r.o.
Project 2015–2016
Implementation 09/2016 – 10/2017
Area: Built-up area –2100m², usable area – 3490m²
Photography: BoysPlayNice/www.boysplaynice.cz
Interior art: Natalie Perkof, www.natalieperkof.cz