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Monte d'Oiro
Wine Tasting Room


Monte d'Oiro
Wine Tasting Room

The Monte d’Oiro Wine Tasting Room competition is part of the Bee Breeders competition series set in Portugal and is a collaboration with Quinta Do Monte D’Oiro, a family wine project located in the Lisbon Wine Region.

[from left] Grape harvest; ©Ricardo Reis // Quinta Do Monte D’Oiro is a family wine project

Quinta do Monte d’Oiro has been known for its idyllic wine-making conditions since the 17th century, with a privileged terroir, resting on clay-limestone soils and the influence of Atlantic winds. This unique combination has created wines with a great freshness, elegance and balance for years.

For the Monte d’Oiro Wine Tasting Room competition, the family vineyard is looking to create a wine tasting room where people can gather around a table and enjoy both the magnificent wines and the magnificent views of the vineyard. Designs for the tasting room should be inviting and impressive, without seeming out of place on the family vineyard.

[right] Competition site; ©Luisa Starling
As the Quinta do Monte d’Oiro has expressed an interest in construction, winning designs will need to create a space that is unique to the vineyard - with the potential to become the property’s iconic landmark - while still remaining sensitive to the natural surroundings.

Download full competition brief for more information!

Competition is open to all. No professional qualification is required. Design proposals can be developed individually or by teams (4 team members maximum). Correspondence with organizers must be conducted in English; All information submitted by participants must be in English

Full competition brief

All information can be downloaded as often as required; no additional information or material will be provided after registration. 

(FULL COMPETITION BRIEF updated: March 16 - "Competition Schedule")

    - SITE CAD & PDF


US $7,000
Total Prize Fund
US $3,000
Certificate of Achievement
US $1,500
Certificate of Achievement
US $500
Certificate of Achievement
The Client's Favorite
US $1,000
Certificate of Achievement
BB STUDENT AWARD (more details)
US $500  
Certificate of Achievement
BB GREEN AWARD (more details)
US $500  
Certificate of Achievement


The winners will get international art and design media coverage and will be featured on the Bee Breeders website and social pages


Bee Breeders will also acknowledge the outstanding performance of all winners and honourable mentions with Certificates of Achievement.

Jury panel

Jury members shall under no circumstances be contacted by competition participants or their representatives. Participants who attempt to contact jury members, shall be disqualified. 

All communication regarding the competition should only be carried out with Bee Breeders staff. For any questions please contact us on [email protected]



Key dates

Closing date for registration

05 June, 2020

Closing date for project submission

12 July, 2020 (11:59pm GMT+0)

Announcement of the winners

07 August, 2020

Registration fees

  • Registration Deadline
    04 March - 05 June
  • Architects / Enthusiasts / Companies
    US $110
  • Students
    US $90


Contact us to receive special student rates for group registrations (discount applies for 3+ registrations from one university/school) and to receive further information and support for getting your students involved in architecture competitions. Send us request from your university email address along with basic information about yourself and your university/school. Please note that only recognized university staff can apply for the reduced student rate.


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Competition related questions

The site boundaries are approximate. Participants may propose designs that go outside the specified site boundaries.
There is no topography map available for this competition. Participants may alter the landscape in any way they find appropriate.
The wine room should work as a standalone building, fit within the approximate site boundaries and not propose any modifications to the existing neighbour buildings.
Yes, toilets should be a part of the new facilities.
Unfortunately there is no site topography available for this competition. The current dwg file is meant for a general reference only. The participants may propose any landscape solutions.
Visitors may enter the site from the North an East.
Both buildings are approximately 7m tall.
The site access road should not be modified or blocked as it is used by the vehicles to access winery.

General questions

Click on "register now", fill in all the required fields, choose your payment method and submit your information. You will be forwarded to Paypal or CPS secure payment gateway, to cover the competition fee. Once we receive your payment, we'll send you an email with your username and password to upload your submission directly to the website.
You can add/remove/edit team member information as often as you want in the upload panel, up until the submission deadline.
Only one proposal per registration is permitted. Participants are entitled to register multiple times if they wish to participate in the competition with several proposals.
Yes we are in the process of negotiating with multiple international industry-related media representatives. The list of media partners is constantly updated on our website, please check it regularly to find latest updates.
Yes. Each project is eligible to win multiple prizes.
No. Competition entries are evaluated anonymously. The participant registration type is only revealed upon the announcement of the results.
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