Areas of Local Concentration
Three areas of local concentration of winery events have been identified by the Board of Supervisors and local stakeholder groups have been working to develop Guidelines with standards and siting criteria for these areas. Staff is facilitating the process with the local groups.
Dry Creek Valley
With a grape-growing history going back 140 years, the compact Dry Creek Valley American viticultural area (AVA) includes more than 9,000 vineyard acres and over 70 wineries, one deli, and no stoplights in an area only 16 miles long and two miles wide.
- Draft Guidelines for New Use Permits with Visitor Serving Uses, March 21, 2018
- Dry Creek Valley and Westside Road Capacity Threshold Study (traffic study)
Westside Road is a corridor between the picturesque hamlet of Healdsburg, through breathtaking wine country landscape, and River Road.
- Draft Guidelines are underway
- Dry Creek Valley and Westside Road Capacity Threshold Study
The 17-mile long Sonoma Valley includes an amazing variety of landscapes and microclimates, from flat meadows and valleys to rolling hills.
- Sonoma Valley Stakeholders, Introductory Presentation, June 27, 2017
- Sonoma Valley Stakeholders Meeting, Presentation, June 7, 2019
- Sonoma Valley Capacity Threshold Study (traffic study)