The founder is Francesco D'Ambra, or Don Ciccio, born in 1863 from a family of local winemakers, who devoted himself, from an early age, to the wine trade of Ischia, which is appreciated and consumed on the Naples market at the end of the century . Business thrives so as to start and develop a large company in Ischia in the ancient Villa Garavini, which thus becomes the company headquarters. The sale is extended to the major regional markets to then expand abroad.
Every year Casa D'Ambra buys about 5,000 quintals of grapes from 150 Ischia wine growers, of which 120 are members of the Cooperative. The vineyards owned by the company are four hectares in Frassitelli, one hectare in the Montecorvo area. Moreover Casa D'Ambra has 6 hectares in the best areas of the island together with local winemakers. The company decidedly focuses on local vines: biancolella, forastera, uvarilla (white) and piedirosso and guarnaccia (red). Moreover, as evidence of a focus on improving the quality of the grapes and the approval of the old ones