The castel winery is located in the town of Ziway. Ziway; with an elivation of around 1600 meteres above sea level, with sub-humid to sub- arid climate, Sandy Loam type of soil variety, mean annual precipitation of 650 to 700 mm and its all year average temperature of 25 degree centigrade is deemed suitable for the grape varieties imported directly from France.
- + Soil type: Sandy Loam variety on volcanic rock.
- + Climate: Sub-humid to sub-arid
- + Elevation: 1600M
- + Precipitation: 650 to 700 mm per annum
- +Grapes varieties : Syrah, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet franc, Chardonnay, Sauvignon gris, Sauvignon blanc, Chenin, Semillion.