Santa Maria Valley
The project applicant, Arc Vineyards, LLC, proposed site is on 193 acres east of Orcutt in the East Santa Maria Valley wine country an cconsists of the development of 70,000 square feet (sf) winery development currently under onstruction and will be the home of the Presquille Winery Estate Label. The winery operation will include a 12,790 sf wine production wine facility complete with multiple levels of fermenting, crushing, aging, and bottling, 12,3000 sf of wine caves, a 6,950 sf Hospitality building for tasting and special events, and a 6,1000 sf Administration Building.
As a working vineyard, the site will maintain 130 acres of on site estate grapes solely dedicated to the winery. Maintenance facilities will include maintenance structures, agricultural water reservoirs, and efficient irrigation systems. Industrial waste water produced through the winery development will be treated using a state of the art bio-remediation feeder system.
Upmost care for the surrounding natural landscapes was paramount in the development on the site full of oak woodlands and chaparral. The project was designed as to avoid the areas of sensitive habitat focusing construction in areas of historic agricultural production. All habitat areas are to remain pristine lending to the aesthetic of the winery a true experience. Landscaping for the project will focus on native designs.