San Joaquin County planners tackle winery marketing events
By Ross Farrow/News-Sentinel Staff Writer | Posted
While approving a winery application for an Acampo project and another in the Tracy area on Thursday, San Joaquin County planning commissioners were looking at the bigger picture — whether wineries were trying to beat the clock before a potentially more restrictive ordinance is adopted by the county.
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M2 Winery at a glance
Location: South side of Peltier Road, just east of the Union Pacific Railroad tracks between Lower Sacramento Road and Highway 99.
Size: Parcel is 17.26 acres, but winery will be on 3 acres.
Project details: Three phases during a 10-year period. 800-square-foot grape crush pad, 9,500-square-foot multi-purpose winery building and tasting room, office, lab and storage during the first phase; a 7,500-square-foot production building in the second phase; a 7,500-square-foot production building during third phase.
Amplified music: None.
Marketing events: No more than 24 per year. Will be allowed from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. No more than 150 people permitted to attend.
Parking: 47 spaces, plus 50 additional overflow spaces during marketing events.