Robert Sinskey Winery, Use Permit Major Modification #P09-00480-MOD


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Napa County
Document Title
Robert Sinskey Winery, Use Permit Major Modification #P09-00480-MOD
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Existing agricultural use (vineyard, winery)/AW (Agricultural Watershed) District/AWOS (Agriculture, Watershed and Open Space), Napa County General Plan, 2008.

Document Description
Major Modification to Use Permit #94099-MOD to: 1) expand winery production capacity from 65,000 gallons/year to 143,000 gallons/year; 2) expand and relocate the demonstration kitchen with 662sf of new kitchen area and 1,261sf of new seating area; 3) expand the existing winery facility with a 2,937sf second-floor winery office wing and first-floor 801sf office addition; 4) expand the existing west-side, outdoor terrace by 1,500sf; 5) increase parking from 30 to 62 spaces with a new parking lot; 6) increase the number of full-time employees from six to ten and part-time employees from three to five; 7) construct a new wastewater disposal system; 8) modify the existing marketing plan to increase the average number of food and wine seminar attendees from 30 to 36, allow up to 75 visitors/day (55 average) for private tours and tastings and modest food service, add a new once-monthly evening marketing event for up to 80 people and new twice-yearly marketing events with food services for up to 150 visitors, all evening events would be held between the hours of 6:00pm and 11:30 pm with clean-up permitted until 12:00am; 9) modify four 1994 Use Permit conditions of approval and four mitigation measures which restricted winery operations to accommodate a former neighbor; and 10) allow retail sales of produce and animal products grown, raised or produced on the winery property and adjacent parcel, also owned by the applicant's family.

Contact Information
Ronald Gee
Napa County
1195 Third Street, Room 210
Napa, CA 94559

Phone : (707) 253-4417


Cross Streets
Yountville Cross Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Hwy 29
Napa River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Winery)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Drainage/Absorption Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Septic System Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Land Use
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 4 California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 Department of Water Resources Resources Agency

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