Established in 2004, the winery utilises gravity technology, presents an overall sustainable concept and embodies an exceptional Feng Shui design developed by expert Sylvia Galleguillos. The Feng Shui philosophy seeks to provide a deeper union with the environment – and ultimately with the wines – emphasising the elements of metal, wood, earth, fire and water. Another fundamental tenet of Feng Shui prescribes that there should always be water flowing toward the building.
Upon arrival at Viña Montes, visitors cross a wooden footbridge that leads over a small pond. The water of the pond flows towards the main building and serves as a source of energy. The primary energy of the estate radiates from a fountain constructed in the shape of a lily, depicting the sun and the moon, located in the centre of the wine cellar.
Apart from its exciting architecture, which incorporates the principles of Feng Shui, the Montes winery offers a breathtaking backdrop that invites guests to linger and discover. And to make the visit even more appealing, the restaurant Fuegos de Apalta is nestled in their vineyards. Among the vines, visitors can savour the sophisticated culinary stylings of star chef Francis Mallmann while enjoying the fascinating panorama.
The fairytale-like premises of the Montes winery draw visitors in to a foreign world that imparts an all-encompassing feeling of calm and positivity.
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