VML

900 sq/ft Tasting Room in Healdsburg, California

Tucked away on a farm on Dry Creek Road in Healdsburg the Tasting Room of VML Winery is a mystical sanctuary that feels at once ancestral and modern. Drawing inspiration from elements of biodynamic farming and the surrounding vineyards, we blended bucolic elements with custom furnishings and art to create an upscale yet inviting space. Our intention was to play upon the Tasting Room’s architecture, reminiscent of greenhouse with high ceilings and abundant natural light, to create harmony with the encompassing farmlands. To add warmth, we blended a palette of rusts and moss and filled the lofty space above the bar with an arc of lights made from woven baskets. A collection of old scales, books on astrology and botany, crystals and dried plants from the surrounding farm converge with the wines behind the bar to create a visual narrative of the winery and winemaker Virginia Marie Lambrix.