California's First LEED Gold Certified Winery

HALL Wines is the first LEED Gold Certified Winery in Napa Valley and its vineyards are certified organic. A fully sustainable state-of-the-art Tasting Room & Visitors Center has also been opened at HALL Wines & Vineyards in St. Helena.

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HALL Wines & Vineyards

Featuring floor-to-ceiling glass windows that provide a sense of place in the valley, the modern Tasting Room offers world-class wines, entertaining education, one-of-a-kind tours and tastings, a culinary center, state-of-the-art and fully sustainable production facilities and an impressive collection of modern art throughout the property that has been both purchased and commissioned exclusively for HALL Wines. Most recently, a massive, 35 foot steel Rabbit, "Bunny Foo-Foo", designed by artist Lawrence Argent, was installed at the entrance to the property.

St. Helena-based designer, Jarrod Denton of Signum Architecture, known for his focus on sustainable architecture, spearheaded the design of the Visitor Center with Architect Alison Maloney. The team was inspired by the winery’s location on the flat valley floor and wanted to create a space that felt like it was stretching between the Howell Mountains to the East and the Mayacamus Mountains to the West. The stone and steel structure is encased in a transparent glass curtain from floor to ceiling, allowing visitors to truly take in the beauty of the landscape. The only manufactured element – 18-foot tall glazing that ribbons around the new building keeps the design clean and minimal, allowing it to dissolve into the surrounding region.

LEED Certification

LEED is transforming the way we think about how buildings and communities are designed, constructed, maintained and operated across the globe.

LEED, or Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, is a green building certification program that recognizes best-in-class building strategies and practices. To receive LEED certification, building projects satisfy prerequisites and earn points to achieve different levels of certification. Prerequisites and credits differ for each rating system, and teams choose the best fit for their project.
LEED is flexible enough to apply to all project types.

Each rating system groups requirements that address the unique needs of building and project types on their path towards LEED certification. Once a project team chooses a rating system, they’ll use the appropriate credits to guide design and operational decisions.

Why choose LEED?

LEED certification is recognized across the globe as the premier mark of achievement in green building.

Source: Hall Wines & Vineyards and LEED
Most photos of HALL Wines & Vineyards by Tubay Yabut

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