Puglia, Italy

The wine business dates back to the second half of the 19th century when Commendatore Vincenzo De Marco successfully started the production and marketing of bulk wines in France and Tuscany in San Pietro Vernotico.

The agricultural company was born from the union of the lands of Professor Donato Vallone with those given as a dowry by Commendatore De Marco to his daughter Maria: the marriage deed of 1934 sanctions the merger of the two agricultural realities, the Flaminio estate of Brindisi with the Iore estate of San Pancrazio Salentino.

Later, at the end of the 60s, the splendid Castel Serranova estate was added.

The history of the Vallone company is the story of a family who dedicated their passion to seeing their original winemaking project grow and who, in the second half of the last century, became the protagonist of an innovative process with which they contributed to changing the perception of Apulian wine in Italy and in the world.

Vallone is a productive reality of 500 hectares divided into 3 estates in the municipalities of San Pancrazio Salentino, San Pietro Vernotico and Carovigno.

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Vallone Wines


Made from dried Negroamaro grapes, this robust wine opens with earthy aromas of tilled soil, hay, leather, game and mature black fruit. The palate delivers dried date, bitter prune and licorice alongside astringent tannins.

2017 Shelf Talkers

ValloneSalice Salentino Rosso Riserva

Made along the heel of Italy in sea-cooled sunny Puglia, this old-vine negromaro is generous and soft, with blackcurrant and plum flavors. A little mocha and a sweeter finish point to well judged ageing in large old oak barrels, really enhancing the overall quality.

2020 Shelf Talkers

ValloneFlaminio Susumaniello

The Wine has a very intense ruby red color with bright purple reflections, it has fruity and spicy smells on the nose with light vegetal notes. The flavor is well structured and powerful with an articulated and final progression characterized by soft and enveloping tannins.

2020 Shelf Talkers

ValloneFlaminio Primitivo Rosso

Intense ruby color with violet reflections and coral shades, brilliant. On the nose, it is rich in hints of ripe red berries and spicy and aromatic herbs. In the mouth, it is well structured, elegant, sapid and well-articulated, along with the finish, with a fruity aroma in the mouth.

2020 Shelf Talkers

ValloneVersante Negromaro

Gracefully blends boldness, softness, and remarkable smoothness into every sip. This exceptional vintage unveils an enchanting bouquet of flavors, dominated by luscious notes of cherry and strawberry. Captivates the senses with its audacious character, offering a delightful burst of ripe cherries.

2022 Shelf Talkers

ValloneVersante Primitivo

Super ripe plums and cherries plunging into spice. Currants and plums getting sassed by spice.

2022 Shelf Talkers