About us

My adventure started in 2004 with a personal ambition of making wines to communicate the native grape varieties of my region and its terroir. I’m driven by my passion for wine, inspired by my family knowledge of peasant traditions and winemaking in Marsala.

Every day we work to check the entire production, ranging from the vineyard to the vinification of five local grape varieties. 

Rather than trying to achieve perfection, I strive to develop the distinctive personality of my wines. There are no limits to wine making as long as we respect the nature and our terroir. 

Every harvest I leave room for research, experimentation and innovation, in the wake of the work we have already done in the past, without upsetting it.

Our winery

Nino Barraco’s inspiration to make craft wines comes from his passion of the local vines and land. The estate began producing wine in 2004 as a family endeavour and Nino has since continued growing his own grapes and leading the winemaking process. The result is a unique high quality wine, as each grape varietal’s identity comes from the land where it was cultivated with various microclimates throughout Marsala and rich soils, the winemakers sense of the land & traditional natural winemaking practices allow for an enjoyable experience with each sip.

The Barraco’ traditional & artisanal mark is guaranteed by the winemakers boutique size winery which allows for all viticulture and enology practices to be done by the producer himself. He continues to research and experiment in order to improve the sense of the terroir in his products, thus creating a unique experience for his consumers. Nino's commitment is to convey Sicily, in particulare Marsala's culture and heritage to make wine, as in the past, just from grapes