WINERY

Placer County exploring new rules for ‘boutique’ wineries

New proposed rules are attempting to balance Placer County desires to help develop a viable winemaking industry and concerns of neighbors over the intrusion of noise, traffic and o ...

Placer County wrangles new rules for community centers

The fight over Placer County’s regulations for community centers continued at the Planning Division in Auburn on Thursday, as rural residents spoke out against the nuisances ...

Auburn-area winery opens for special request: Wedding proposal

Folsom’s Matthew Shellgren wanted to make his marriage proposal to girlfriend Stephanie Walker an unforgettable experience. With the help of the Auburn area’s Lone Buf ...

Placer supes OK rural Lincoln-area winery “community center” growth plans

  Growth plans by a rural Lincoln winery survived a challenge Tuesday in front of the Placer County Board of Supervisors by opponents and are now set to move forward. Debate ...

Reader Input: Wineries are not community centers

A mistake is being made when wineries are allowed to be called community centers. Winery owners are contending that their wine tasting facilities are community centers and theref ...

Placer County "community center" winery plans opposed

AUBURN CA - Concern Concern over a potential proliferation of large-scale events at Placer County wineries boiled over Tuesday at a Board of Supervisors meeting. Four speakers expr ...