Socré was founded in Barbaresco in 1869, when a great-grandfather of the current owners purchased the farm land and moved to Barbaresco to cultivate vineyards. The name of the estate and its agricultural farm, Socré, which means clog in Piedmontese. already existed and stemmed from the activity of the previous owner. The company has always been exclusively wine•orientated, but from year 1958 Benedetto Piacentino (father and grandfather of the present owners) starts a major organizational change. He completely redesigns the vineyard, increasing the amount of Nebbiolo variety and begins making wine far family use, with a small portion of the grapes. From 1990 the son Marco Piacentino andthe wife Rosella. supported and helped by their sons Giulio and Lorenzo, continuein Barbaresco and enlarge the company with new vineyards in Cisterna d’Asti and Alba (Barbera, Dolcetto, Croatina, Cabernet Sauvignon. Merlot), developing the wine-growing family tradition in langhe and Roero. Today at Socré continue commitment and between 2010 and 2012 built a new cellar.

Total annual production:
Barbaresco annual production:


Barbaresco DOCG Roncaglie
Barbaresco DOCG
Barbera d’Alba Superiore DOC
Barbera d’Asti DOC
Cisterna d’Asti DOC De Scapin
Dolcetto d’Alba DOC
Langhe DOC Nebbiolo
Monferrato Rosso La Varija

Visits in the cellar

It’s possible to visit the cellar and to make tasting, by appointment.

Contacts and Maps

Via Riccardo Terzolo 7, 12050 Barbaresco (CN)
Tel 3487121685
Email: info@socre.it
Web: www.socre.it