Bodega – Enological Metabolism

The 8th Space
Examining wine and all its characteristics, constructing relations between enology and architecture in different scales and places, Bodega identified 7 moments - or places - in the making of wine: the vineyard; crushing of the grape; the fermentation; aging in barrel; coupage; aging in bottle; the logistics.
Then comes the 8th moment, the most important of all: the tasting. Within the unique viticol context of Mas Rodó, a winery of the Catalan wine-region of Penedès, between the vineyards, meters away from the aging rooms, lays a place where wind, light and sound converge to construct a sublime atmosphere for the experience of tasting.
A place for perception and senses. A place that we propose to enhance into a space; an augmented environment where all senses are stimulated by taste and context. Here, between the person and the surrounding landscape, only a thin layer of whiteness and transparency filter the outside to produce a place for the senses: the 8th space.


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