About This Winery

Diren Winery is located in the northern part of Turkey and has been
presenting quality wines of Anatolia, predominantly from Tokat region,
for over 50 years.

Diren was founded in 1958 by Mustafa Vasfi Diren, who found his love
for wine making nearly two decades ago. He continued to learn and
perfect the crafts of viticulture and vinification until 1985, when
his son Ali Diren took over the reins at the winery, keeping it in the
family, and continuing to carry the legacy of one of Turkey’s oldest

As an established and seasoned winery, Diren is known in its domestic
market for its eclectic collection of indigenous varietals. The
winery takes great pride in producing wine from these rare, native
grape varieties and presenting them for international wine lovers. By
boasting a large portfolio of indigenous varietals, the Diren wines
are a natural complement to Mediterranean flavors such as lamb, kebabs
and fish. The wines are known to be inspiring as European chefs and
sommeliers alike have found surprising and delightful pairings when
presented with the wines of Diren. You can find Diren in the top
restaurants of Western Europe and now in the United States as well.