Cantine Artese is located in Porto Salvo, in the Vibo Valentia province of Calabria. First founded in 2009 by Antonio Artese, the spirit of Cantine Artese was birthed by Antonio’s father Gregorio Artese has been cultivating a small vineyard and other agricultural fields since the 1950s. His loving care for nature, his vineyards and the surrounding landscape were easily passed onto his son Antonio, who then founded Cantine Artese.
The vineyards are located in the hilly area of Madama di Zambrone, about 150 meters above sea level, with southwestern sun exposure. From different parts of the vineyard, it is possible to admire the clear blue waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea and its beautiful beaches. The sea breeze and the microclimate created around the vine are ideal for the growth of Cantine Artese’s grapes. The clay-like soil is fertile and has a balanced supply of minerals, characteristics that have allowed for the growth of high-quality wines in the region for centuries dating back to ancient times.
The winery is located in the splendid setting of the Costa degli Dei, which translates to the “Coast of the Gods. More specifically, the vineyards are located a few kilometres from the Pearl of the Tyrrhenian Sea, Tropea, a trendy destination for tourists from all over the world.
Agriturismo ‘A Pittara – Rooms and Apartments
The farm ‘A Pittara is a farm of about 9 hectares close to the sea (3.2 km) and the town of Tropea (10 km). And located at 180 m. s.l.m. on a natural terrace overlooking the sea, nestled in a lush olive grove and a luxuriant vineyard.
The geographical location is ideal for exploring the quaint surroundings, to enjoy beautiful views of beaches (Cape Cozzo, Pizzuta, Tonnara, St. Irene) and a splendid view of Tropea, against a backdrop of the Aeolian Islands. A holiday for lovers of nature in the name of peace and rest: relaxation area with trees, equipped with beautiful sea views, plenty of space for walking and mountain biking in the surrounding area.
Location: Località Qualtride, 89868 Zambrone, Vibo Valentia, Calabria, Italy
What to do in the region ?
Tamburello Cultural Festival in Zambrone August Blues Festival in Tropea September
National Archeological Museum “Vito Capialbi” in Vibo Valentia Diocesan Museum in Tropea
Public beach in Zambrone Paradiso del sub beach in Zambrone Traintini beach in Porto Salvo (VV)
The Sanctuary of Santa Maria dell’Isola in Tropea Castello Murat in Pizzo
Cantine Artese organizes several activities for the public.
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