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San Rafael winemaker buys landmark Petaluma winery

October 16, 2019

If you've ever driven north on Highway 101, you've likely seen Kastania Winery on the left, just before the first Petaluma exit. Owned and operated by the Smith family since 1995, the winery has won numerous awards over the last 24 years. Last weekend, it was sold to San Rafael's Donald family. It's the end of an era for proprietors Hoot and Linda Smith