COL SOLARE WINERY
RED MOUNTAIN, WASHINGTON
After 10 years of collaboration, Ted Baseler of Chateau Ste. Michelle and Italy's Piero Antinori made the decision to build a 25,000 case winery and vineyard on Red Mountain for their Cabernet Sauvignon blend - Col Solare. The iconic structure has three key elements: a 300 foot long, 25 foot high stone wall that cuts along the slope; a distinctive bell tower rising above the rolling hills; and a barrel-vaulted guest services building with panoramic views of the mountains and valley below. The result is a dramatic confluence of wine-making and architecture.