cumulative impacts of winery expansion

Napa County: Supervisors to take up winery growth debate

Full article: http://napavalleyregister.com/news/local/supervisors-to-take-up-winery-growth-debate/article_99c61d07-00b7-5051-b5c1-3bc4c09e451e.html December 05, 2015 3:48 pm  •  BARRY EBERLING beberling@napanews.com Napa County Supervisors are wading again into the community discussion about whether wine country is drowning in its own success or has a success story worth toasting. On Tuesday, they will explore whether the county needs a major transformation in winery growth policy, […]

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“Dear Tennis…..take measures to stop unmitigated winery/vineyard growth before our beautiful home is changed beyond recognition.”

Dear Tennis; I am a 30-year resident of Sonoma county living on a formerly quiet country road in Sebastopol. Due largely to wine-related tourism, my road has become like a freeway. I oppose the roll-out of the red carpet to nearly anyone wishing to plant a vineyard or build an event center. Our narrow, pothole-ridden

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Another Dear Mr. Wick letter…….”And this brings me to another issue…….WINE PRODUCTION IS NOT AGRICULTURE!”

Roberta Teller Sebastopol, CA 95472 November 15, 2015 Dear Mr. Wick, I am writing to you today to express my deep concerns about the lack of regulations and the expansion of wineries and event centers in my beloved Sonoma County. I am asking that YOU, as a leader in our community listen to me and

Another Dear Mr. Wick letter…….”And this brings me to another issue…….WINE PRODUCTION IS NOT AGRICULTURE!” Read More »