Since 1964, the date of foundation of the cooperative to date, Pliniana was able to grow, and deal with renewed enthusiasm.
During the '80s and '90s, the technical staff of Pliniana makes improvements and innovations in production systems in the light of technological innovations in the field, but always respecting the traditions and identities of productive land.
Plinian Cellars is now a modern business complex and technologically advanced, capable of working the grapes of primitive members give annually about 100,000 tons.
The cultivated area covers fifteen hundred acres of vines farmed for 60% of the Apulian tree, where it dominates the vine Primitivo with average yields of grapes per hectare of about 60 tons, and 30% in spurred cordon.
The number of tree stumps for the Apulian (typical farming system characteristics with Primitivo di Manduria) is about 4.000/5.000 vines per hectare.
The age of the vines range from 10 to 80 years.