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Saturday, February 16, 2013

Winery Architecture

We had a recent opportunity to go "over the hill" to Sonoma County to visit a new winery. A favorite architectural firm, Backen Gillam & Kroeger Architects designed the new facility located on the site of a previous unremarkable structure.

Ramsgate tasting room


The main Ramsgate tasting room features a soaring ceiling with exposed steel trusses and window walls that open for expansive views. To the east is Mount Diablo.



Mt. Diablo









Ramsgate courtyard
An inner courtyard with fireplace and seating areas is sheltered from the westerly prevailing winds.

















The eastern window/wall opens like a garage door in warm weather, but is closed during the winter chill.
Ramsgate window wall
























Food and wine pairings are elegant and well balanced. We were attending a small birthday gathering for a friend who also lives in Napa.
Food and wine pairings



















The ambiance is young, fresh and aesthetically appealing. We were perhaps a few years beyond the target age demographic!
Ramsgate Winery

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