Balletto Winery & Vineyards


Santa Rosa, CA

Scope of Work

Acquisition of County Use Permit for wine production and tasting room, conversion of an existing building from vegetable processing to production winery, new process wastewater treatment plant, expansion of winery for barrel fermentation, aging, case goods storage and administrative offices, site grading and utilities design, highway frontage improvements

Project Challenges

  • Development on land in close proximity to the Laguna de Santa Rosa and within defined California Tiger Salamander habitat
  • Permitting for high-strength process wastewater treatment and effluent disposal
  • Water source for fire suppression

Solutions and Successes

  • New 250,000-case winery and tasting room
  • New 45,000 sq. ft. building for barrel and cased good storage plus administrative offices
  • Reuse of process wastewater treatment plant effluent for vineyard irrigation
  • Permitting and design for a fire suppression service connection to SCWA 48-inch aqueduct

Project Team