Vallone was founded in 1934 and remains a family-run business to this day. It is one of the most historic estates in Puglia and among the top for quality. A historically important figure for the company is Franco Vallone, who in the 1970’s restructured and modernised the winery. He was responsible for the exportation of the first bottle of DOC Brindisi 1973 to the United States. Franco passed away untimely in 1979.