The company is situated in Messina, into the urban area and the small P.O.D. "Faro" range founded in 746 B.C. by Greek, and than Byzantine, Arab and Spanish people. The wine-growing has been continued over the centuries with more or less luck, through different dominions and phylloxera attacks from the late nineteenth-century. Faro Superiore ( from the old name "Casale del Faro"), situated on the headland 180 m.a.s.l., borders the Ionian and Tyrrhenian Sea and the Strait, an old area of the farmhouses wine. In the 19 th century the wine produced was transported into little mulberry vats over the carts drawn by oxes and slowed down with sticks under the wheels and then they were taken into the coast where the ships sold it in the Mediterranean-rim countries with a prosperous trade.