Cascina Baricchi

Region Piedmont, Italy

Winemaker Natale Baricchi

Natale’s father operated the winery for 25 years. The winery is in the heart of the Barbaresco area in Piedmont, Italy. Natale is known to be a little eccentric for this very traditional area. While organic farming is the norm here, Natale’s passion for geeky world-class sparkling wines made in traditional method along with some other creative renditions of the regions classical grapes definitely stand out.

Philosophy: Once in a while you come across a wine and you know it is special. That was the case with Natale's dessert wine Regina de Felicita, when we first tried it 5 years ago. It is much more rare that EVERY wine you taste from a producer is equally impressive. He is not a typical Piedmontese producer. He is a mad genius winemaker that happens to be from Piedmont. His sparkling wines- on par with Champagne, but with many fun twists. His traditional Piedmontese grapes, better than we've ever had in Barbaresco, and over deliver for the price points. His other wines, are a crumb trail of his travels and experiences on his winemaking journey. Every decision is done with purpose. Natale spent more money on modifying his destemmer with a speed regulating engine than on barrels for one vintage! He is organic and natural to an obsession in the vineyard. The wines are small production and we will never have enough, but trust us once you try them you will be a fan for life.

Winery Data

Vineyard Size5 to 6 hectares

Total Winery Production2500 cases


Grapes Planted (Red)Nebbiolo, Barbera, Dolcetto, Syrah, Pinot Noir, Merlot

Grapes Planted (White)Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay, Moscato, Timoraso

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