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The Farnese winery took its name from the nobleman Ottavio Farnese from Ortona who, in 1582, married Margaret of Austria, daughter of Charles V. Margaret wanted to improve the wine production in her Ortona vineyards. Later on, the local farmers …
The Caldora Castle is located in Ortona in the street which took its name. It was a medieval and Renaissance bastion of the urban walls, restored and enlarged in ‘800 and ‘900 Today the castle houses the winery Farnese.