Awash Valley's fertile plain is blessed with ideal soil and weather for the growing of grapes. This perfect terroir, means that we harvest twice a year.

Masersha Tesefaya, Farm Maintenence & Machinery Manager

Our Story


Here in Ethiopia, we have a proud tradition of wine making that stretches unbroken to the reign of the Queen of Sheba and beyond.

Established in 1956, Awash Wines is Ethiopia’s longest established wine maker. Since that time we have grown to be one of the country's most loved brands - a market leader that is interwoven with the cultural fabric of the country.

In September 2013, 8 Miles LLP, a private equity fund focused on African development, and Mulugeta Tesfakiros, a local entrepreneur, became our owners. Since then, significant investments have been made to upgrade facilities and further improve quality.