A Visit to Vinicola de Nulles (Adernats), an Art Nouveau Wine Cathedral

Lovers of art and architecture will want to marvel this winery designed by Catalonian architect Cèsar Martinell i Brunet. Brunet, a disciple of the legendary Antoni Gaudí, made a name for himself by designing seven wine cellars scattered throughout Catalonia. Myriad resemblances exist among these septuplets, romantically referred to as the ‘wine cathedrals.’ Brunet derived inspiration from Modernisme and Noucentisme, the latter a Catalan cultural movement born in the early 20th century. With their modern contours and facades built of exposed brick, the ‘wine cathedrals’ emanate a rustic quality with high sophistication.


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