Friday, November 12, 2010

Faustino Winery, Spain, by Foster & Partners

Winemakers in northern Spain hope this futuristic new bodega will put the Ribera del Duero region on the world stage.

Hunkered down in the hollow of a sandy hillside, 150km north of Madrid, a rusting UFO has been unearthed. Nestling in a bend on the A1 motorway – which connects Madrid with Burgos and, ultimately, the French border – Foster & Partners’ new winery for Bodegas Faustino looks more like something you might stumble across in Nevada’s Area 51 than the rolling hills of northern Spain.

Read the full article here

Originally published in BD, 12 November 2010