Sonoma County adopts hillside vineyard restrictions

by Kevin McCallum, THE PRESS DEMOCRAT

New rules making it tougher to rip up forested hillsides to plant vineyards won qualified approval from the Sonoma County Board of Supervisor Tuesday.

The stronger erosion prevention measures were unanimously approved by the five supervisors, but most acknowledged that the process was viewed as frustrating and flawed by many involved.

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