3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Sonoma County
Document Title
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
LIA(Land Indensive Agriculture) B6 80 acre density; Z (Second Dwelling Unit Exclusion) SR (Scenic Resource)
Document Description
Request is for a (1) a lot line adjustment between two parcels 641.3 acres (Lot A) and 15.2 acres (Lot B) in size, resulting in tow parcels 548.7 acres and 107.6 acres in size, resulting in (2) the modification (enlarge and reduce) of two existing Agricultural Preserve areas (2-400 and 1-267); to allow for (3) the rescission and replacement of two existing Williamson Act contracts (Type I and II) with two new Type I Williamson Act contracts on resultant Lot A and resultant Lot B, and a new Type II Williamson Act contract on the applicants' adjacent parcel APN: 120-040-007 (not part of the LLA or UP/DRC requests), and (4) for a Use permit and design review for a winery on resultant Lot B of 107.6 acres for a winery with an annual maximum production capacity of 5,000 cases to include a public tasting room with retail sales, and a maximum of four special events per year with a maximum capacity of 200 gests per event. The winery operation would be housed in three buildings (one existing and two new) totaling ~22,700sf. As follows: a) the existing historic stone winery with related office, adapted for re-use (totaling ~8,400sf. And comprised of the existing first story containing ~4,700 sf. and the proposed mezzanine containing ~3,700sf.), b) a new, attached public tasting room (~2,200sf.) and c) a new production building with related winery offices, wine lab, and an employee kitchen (upper site-fermentation building, ~12,100sf.)

Contact Information

Traci Tesconi
Agency Name
Sonoma County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Ida Clayton Rd., Calistoga CA
Total Acres
Parcel #
120-090-023 & 120-040-011
State Highways
Yellow Jacket Creek, Mill Creek, Redwood Creek
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Calistoga

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Other (Winery-5,000 cases w/tasting room and special events)
Local Actions
Use Permit, LLA
Project Issues
Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Septic System, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildlife, Landuse: Land Use and Planning, Other Issues: Land Use and Planning
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region 1 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)

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