The owners’ interest in focusing on the experience of wine finds its expression in the casual seating arrangements, and the subtle, natural materials and hues used to build out the space. Defining the space is the forty-foot-long, custom-fabricated, pewter-topped tasting bar, which is set atop a whitewashed pine base.
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The project idea was to use materials such as wood and metal in order to obtain a rustic finish, and neutralize the variety of colours and textures of the boxes and bottles. We also intended to generate a market ambient where the client can choose and take their product by themselve. The warm light invites the visitor to stay and taste the wines in the big table placed in the center of the store.
Clearly defined by dramatic pendant luminaires, the main counter is designed to work as a shop counter and lean bar at busy times, while converting to a drinks bar in the evening. Behind the counter shelving provides display space, while the materials palette of oiled timber and metro tiles is reminiscent of continental cafes or tapas bars.