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Ethiopian Wine: Coming soon to a wine store near you
Wine drinkers around the world could soon be washing down their cheese with fine Ethiopian wine if Castel has its way. The French company, which owns a 120,000-hectare vineyard three hours from Addis Ababa, has plans to export half of its 750,000-thousand bottle production this year, according to a report by the Christian Science Monitor.
Ethiopia's major export remains to be coffee and the country is now world's third largest coffee producer, according to ICO. It now wants to diversify its exports and challenge South Africa and Chile in the wine industry.
Ethiopia to take over South Africa in Wine Export?
This might be the fastest take over in agricultural export history.
Even though the French company takes most of the profit( just like the South African Whites control all the big agriculture)this has a big long term benefit in terms introducing the technology and transferring capital to Ethiopia.
The woyanes did a good job by wooing the greedy capital to to fly to Ethiopia for a free land and cheap labor.
The Chinese used the same strategy to woo the western capital by showing their cheap labor and big market.
I am sure this is one of a rare bright spots in the Woyane policy.
WOINE YASTEFESEHI LEBE SEB!
I love wine.
way to go EPRDF!
our map continue to shine and became synonimous with everythig positive and growing.
You idiot EPDRF does not produce wine it is the French company if you can read carefully.
The only thing EPDRF produces is ethic division and unsustainable empty hope to Tigray people that is going to come crashing down fast and hard on them….
Stop your nonsense here and relax and live like every other good citizen!
So when are we ever going to address the food issue? It’s strange that we strive to export luxuries like flowers and wine while we fail to meet our basic need FOOD! The whole world knows that food prices are only going to go up and with the precarious nature of the world’s economy is it wise to bet the country’s future on exporting luxuries like this and dedicating valuable resources like land and water?
What a breath taking news Ethiopia will rise and shine no matter what other think and feel.
I really like what you have said, Agerwedad.I think that should be address before anything.
The French company, which owns a 120,000-hectare vineyard three hours from Addis Ababa, has plans to export half of its 750,000-thousand bottle production this year
KEY WORD (((FRENCH COMPANY)))>>>>>
CHEAP LAND AND CHEAP LABOR>>>>>>>>
The title should have read FRENCH Wine!
Dan, it is really sad that you are trying to justify this!
Addis Zemen & John John, obviously, you guys are not literate enough to understand the content of this article so there is no surprise there.
God save Ethiopia from this brutal regime!
Stupid shabia dog can’t you have your own personal opinion to the article. Behave properly when you come other peoples house or else remain in your ass-mary-eno.
One more commodity to be smuggled to “independent” Eritrea.
Ethiopian wine coming soon, will be seen on Eritrean independent parties with the label peeled off!.
Awet Ne afash!
One more commodity to be smuggled to “independent” Eritrea!
Ethiopian wine coming soon, will be seen on Eritrean “independent"parties with labels peeled off!
Awet Ne Afash!
Ethiopia has had potential to grow grapes for more than thousand years… why must it now be a french company to get benefits.. already 80y ago there have been initiatives to grow more grapes and also for example plives for olive oil production.. but no this are of course all truely new discoveries by our super-government and yes big.scale investments are directly been conducted by big companies such as castle… wine grape production could be so ideal for small scale farmers in ET as it needs workforce the most and small landsize already beeing benificiary, even when hillsided like lots of ET plots are - but NO! we take large scale big investments with “voluntary” resettlement to “setlle” the needs of the whole Country…
ment4you,…ye simuni jebena,
get off my woody. will you?
if you don’t have anythig to write about, stop crying on everything I say. otherwise you know me, like last time, I’ll send you to your closet packing, and this time you’ll never recover. you will turn to a mousy and you’ll marry your idol almaria, and live together in missery after.
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In other words, it’s ALWAYS wine-thirty
It is interesting to note, in this report, the superiority complex and epitomy of hypocracy. When an Indian company farms grains in Ethiopia on 100, 000 hectar, they condemn it and label it “land grab” and “dispossesing Africans.” But when a French company grows grapes in Ethiopia on 120,000 hectar, it is proclaimed as “Africa rising.”
Eritrea has been producing wine for the last 100 years….you are the last in to this market…good for if you discaver WINE…ahahahah
Eritrea has been producing wine for the last 100 year…..Ethiopia has just staed to produce….ahahahah you don’t even won…castel grouppe is one og the largest wine producer in France…..
I am not shabia or Tegray for that matter. But obviously getting to trhe wrong conclusion and make wrong decision are shared value between you and the shabia you used to worship that brought you to capital city.
Now like I said behave like a good Ethiopian citizen if you don’t like it you may go back to where you came from.
To Ment 4you.
I love what you write on Nazret site in as far as shutting the “meles Monkeys” mouth!!!
I must say you are doing one hell of a job for these scumbags who do not know their idiotic scribble. For this I thank you and keep on barraging them with what they deserve.
Death to weyane hoodlums.
‘Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.
The fear of a king is as the roaring of a lion: whoso provoketh HIM to anger sinneth against his own soul.
It is honour for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be meddling.’ Proverbs 20:1-3
‘Verily I say unto you, I will drink no more of the fruit of the vine, until that day that I drink it new in the kingdom of God.’ Mark 14:25
‘I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance: but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire.’ Matthew 3:11
‘But Jesus said unto them, Ye know not what ye ask: can ye drink of the cup that I drink of? and be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with?
And they said unto him, we can. And Jesus said unto them, Ye shall indeed drink of the the cup that I drink of; and with the baptism that I am baptized withal shall ye be baptized:’ Mark 10:38-9
‘Every man’s work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man’s work of what sort it is.
If any man’s work abide which he hath built thereupon, he shall receive a reward.
If any man’s work shall be burnt, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire.’ 1 Corinthians 10:13-15
‘And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.’ Genesis 1:29
‘Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city.’ Revelations 22:14
‘And the elders saith unto me, Weep not: behold, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the root of David, hath prevailed to open the book, and to loose the seven seals thereof.’ Revelations 5:5
‘Take away the wicked from before the king, and his throne shall be established in righteousness.’ Proverbs 25:5
Long Live the Constitutional Monarchy!
Long Live the Kebra Negast!
Fire burn down the neo-colonial divide and rule policy of ethnic federalism
Fire burn down the satanic star of secession
Tinsae! Moa Anbessa!
The Lion of Judah shall throw off the yoke of oppression and set the captives free!
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