Margaux hires Foster to revamp cellars

Tuesday, 16 October, 2012
Rupert Millar,
Château Margaux has hired British architect Sir Norman Foster to redesign its cellars and create new facilities for visitors.
The new design is said to include a past vintage library and will allow red and white wines to be vinified in the same cellars for the first time since the 1970s. 

As well as the underground work, some of the outlying buildings will be turned into reception centres and tasting rooms, with the cooperage moving back to its original 19th century site across the courtyard. 

It is said that work will begin in... read on


The cellar at Chateau Margaux.
The cellar at Chateau Margaux.

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