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Napa Valley winery found in violation of its permit

April 16, 2019

A Napa Valley winery hit with a notice of violation for allegedly operating a tasting room without permit and other violations is seeking permission to have visitors on the property and boost wine production, according to county records. Amizetta Winery east of St. Helena allegedly had visitor tours and tastings that are not allowed under their 1984 permit, according to the notice of violation filed in February. The document also alleges the hillside winery made alterations without permit, including constructing an outdoor tank pad at the winery and an outdoor patio.