Civil Engineering and Land Surveying firm with expertise in residential and commercial industries

Hamel Family Wines

Land Survey | Roadways & Driveways | Wastewater & Septic | Wineries | Location: 15401 Sonoma Hwy., Sonoma
Hamel Family Wines

Hamel Family Wines is in its final stages of developing a 124.36 acre parcel into a winery with production buildings, an estate house, exterior support structures, tasting terraces, wine caves, a septic field, a wastewater pond, and a new 18-ft wide paved driveway to provide access to the winery from Sonoma Highway. The project also includes the construction of a 14-ft wide paved truck route, overflow parking areas, a bridge, a vineyard storage building and its access drive.

Adobe Associates, Inc. Civil Engineering, Wastewater, and Land Surveying departments provided the following services:

  • Entitlement Consultation
  • Site Exploration
  • Pre-perc Testing
  • Boundary Surveys
  • Topographic Mapping (including aerial)
  • Commercial Driveway Design
  • Schematic Design
  • Sewage Disposal System Design
  • Process Wastewater Treatment Design (wastewater pond)
  • Design Development for the Production and Estate Buildings, Tasting Room, Barrel Caves, Detached Restroom, Exterior Support Structure, Pump House, Vineyard Storage Building, Parking Areas and Driveways
  • Construction Documents
  • Caltrans Encroachment and Driveway Entrance Construction Documents for Hwy. 12 Design and Permitting
  • Bidding Services
  • Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan & Qualified Stormwater Practitioner Services
  • Construction Administration
  • Construction Staking
  • Preliminary Creek Crossing Analysis and Grading Plan Design and Permit Processing and Water Supply Permitting

Notable Project Features:

Earth removed from the wine cave excavation is being reused to form rammed earth walls that run the length of the estate house and administrative wing.

Awards:

This project was the winner of the North Bay Business Journal’s Top Real Estate Projects in the North Bay in 2013 in the Sonoma Winery Category.