Ocone winery was started in the early 1900 by Ocone Giuseppe - a man filled with enthusiasm for the wine trade. In the beginning, in order to make profits, they planted many 'work-horse' grapes that would produce larger quantities of wine but were not necessarily local to the Campania region in which they are based. It wasn't until the 1960s that they started to grow the region's local grapes such as Aglianico, Falanghina and Coda di Volpe - in an attempt to become more part of the region and start to produce more serious wines. Over the following decades, and with the collaborating efforts of Carmine Ferrara, they have improved their quality exponentially and are now some of the best wines from the south of Italy. They are also completely organic in viticultural practises.