Beaulieu Vineyards Major Modification Use Permit #P17-00192-MOD

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Napa County
Document Title
Beaulieu Vineyards Major Modification Use Permit #P17-00192-MOD
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Present Land Use
winery/AP/Ag resource

Document Description
Use Permit Major Modification to an existing 1,800,000 gallon per year winery to allow the following: a) Remove a portion of the 1941 addition to the winery and 1930 addition to the winery; rebuild and preserve portions of the 1880's stone structures; and remove the roof and non-original floor of the 1885 structure. Relocate the historic public tasting room space (3,060 sq. ft.) to a new structure within the existing walls of the 1885 structure; remodel a portion of the 1887 structure to become a private tasting space (735 sq. ft.) with outdoor terrace (1,550 sq. ft.); and remodel an area of the 1930 addition to become barrel storage and production offices. Construct a single story structure between the 1941 addition and the 1887 structure to house public restrooms and a commercial kitchen (497 sq. ft.). Add two (2) new 30,000 gallon blending tanks to the existing case goods warehouse building and construct a 200 sq. ft. employee break room within this existing structure; b) Construct a new 75 sq. ft. sign inset into a new stone landscape wall with gate; c) Upgrade the existing wastewater system and associated infrastructure consistent with County Code to include one additional 9,000 gallon septic tank or two (2) additional 5,000 gallon concrete tanks) and the construction of one new well; d) increase daily tours and tastings from 450 persons per day (no appointment required), 3,150 person per week maximum to 550 persons per day (100 visitors by appointment, 450 visitors no appointment required), 3,850 visitors maximum per week; e) A Marketing Program to increase events from 3,200 guests per year to 12,850 guests per year to add the following: (1) One-hundred (100) annual private promotional tastings with meals for up to 100 guests; (4) Fifty annual private food and wine paring seminars for up to 40 guests; (5) Two (2) annual marketing events for up to 250 guests; (6) Two (2) annual open houses for up to 300 guests; (7) Two (2) wine auction related events per year for up to 250 guests; and (8) inclusion of food and wine pairings as part of tours and tastings. f) On-premises consumption of wines produced on site in the tasting areas, outdoor terrace area, and outdoor courtyard in accordance with Business and Professions Code Sections 23358, 23390 and 233965; g) Increase parking spaces from 80 spaces to 129 spaces via the paving of an existing gravel parking area; h) Change the winery's tasting room hours of operation from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM to 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Seven days a week); i) installation of a left-turn lane on St. Helena Highway at the project's new primary access driveway; j) Additional landscaping within the proposed new parking area and throughout the courtyard; and k) A lot line is proposed with APN 030-110-028 which would increase the size of the existing winery parcel (APN 030-110-019) from 13.46 acres to 47 acres.

Contact Information
Jason R. Hade
Napa County
1195 Third Street, Room 210
Napa, CA 94559

Phone : (707) 259-8757


38°27'36"N 122°25'20"W
Cross Streets
St. Helena Hwy and Rutherford Rd
Total Acres
Parcel #
030-110-019, 028
State Highways
Napa Valley Wine Train
Bale Slough
Other Location Info

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
Napa County
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
1195 Third ST., Suite 210, NApa, CA 94559


(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA

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