Ca'Nani Winery (Use Permit # P09-00185-UP and Variance # P09-00492-VAR)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Napa County
Document Title
Ca'Nani Winery (Use Permit # P09-00185-UP and Variance # P09-00492-VAR)
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Existing vineyard & rural residential use/ AP (Agricultural Preserve) Zone District/ Open Space - Agricultural Resource
Document Description
Approval of a Use Permit to establish a new 48,000 gallon per year winery with: 1) a two-story, 16,243 sq. ft. winery building with 5,800 sq. ft. of offices, 1,670 sq. ft. of tasting/sales area; 2,281 sq. ft. of barrel storage, total 2,410 sq. ft. roof deck areas and 12,970 sq. ft. of cave area with four portals for a winery totaling 56,370 sq. ft.; 2) conversions of an existing 1,460 sq. ft., detached garage to a farm equipment storage building and a new 375 sq. ft. utility building; 3) 13 full-time and 2 part-time employees; 4) 49 on-site parking spaces; 5) new entrance monument and sign; 6) up to 75 visitors per day (Fri-Sun) and 40 visitors per day Mon-Thr) by appointment only; and 7) a marketing plan with 27 events per year with a maximum of 24 people (10 as evening events ending at 10:00 PM), two events per year with a maximum 49 people, one event per year with 100 people, and one event per year with 300 people. A concurrent Variance application would reduce the minimum 600 foot winery setback from SR 29/St. Helena Highway to 235 feet.

Contact Information

Ronald Gee
Agency Name
Napa County Conservation, Development & Planning Dept.
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
SR 29/ St. Helena Highway and Yount Mill Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
031-120-026 & 031-130-026
State Highways
SR 29/ St. Helena Highway
Napa Wine Train
Yountville E.S.
Napa River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Other (Winery)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Septic System, Solid Waste, Transportation
Reviewing Agencies
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 Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)

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