In Calabria, Malena family name has long been associated with magnificent wines. Malena winery is based in Cirò Marina and it was started by Grandfather Cataldo (1909 – 1994) who, at just eighteen years old, began his passionate adventure in an old cellar.

Francesco, Cataldo’s son, has contributed to the growth and development of the company. He has spent his entire life amongst the barrels and vineyards, following with passion, the mastery and the art of wine making passed down to him by his father. Nowadays, the vineyard is helmed by Francesco, and his brother Antonio.

They are driven by a strong entrepreneurial ambition and their main objective is to combine the tradition of their renewed winemaking heritage with modern wine production processes.