$4.99 Aldi wine wins gold medal at top wine show

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What costs just $4.99 and won a gold medal at the prestigious Riverina Wine Show?

Why that would be Aldi's South Point Estate Rose 2021, one of four top drops that were awarded gold at the show.

Aldi's South Point Estate Rose 2021 took out gold at the Riverina Wine Show. Photo: Aldi (supplied).
Aldi's South Point Estate Rose 2021 took out gold at the Riverina Wine Show. Photo: Aldi (supplied).

The German retailer scooped an impressive 16 gongs altogether at the event, including the Trophy for Best Dry White (Open Class) for its $7.99 bottle of A.C. Byrne Margaret River Sauvignon Blanc Semillon.

Aldi's $17.99 Blackstone Paddock Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 was a triple-threat, claiming Best Red Wine of Show, Best Cabernet Sauvignon and Champion of Show (Open Class).

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For those who like bubbles — particularly on Christmas Day — look no further than the silver award-winning South Point Estate Chardonnay Pinot Noir Sparkling NV for just $4.99.

For a full list of Aldi's wine winners at the Riverina Wine Show, keep reading.

Three of Aldi's gold medal-winning drops (from left): South Point Estate Rose 2021, A.C. Byrne Margaret River Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2021 and Blackstone Paddock Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon 2019. Photo: Aldi (supplied).
Three of Aldi's gold medal-winning drops (from left): South Point Estate Rose 2021, A.C. Byrne Margaret River Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2021 and Blackstone Paddock Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon 2019. Photo: Aldi (supplied).

Aldi's gold medal wines

  • South Point Estate Rose 2021 - $4.99 (also Aldi's Peoples Pick winner in 2019)

  • A.C. Byrne Margaret River Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2021 - $7.99 (Winner of numerous gold and trophies over the last 3 - 4 vintages)

  • A.C. Byrne Margaret River Cabernet Merlot 2020 - $9.99

  • Blackstone Paddock Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 - $17.99

Aldi's silver medal wines

  • South Point Estate Chardonnay Pinot Noir Sparkling NV - $4.99 (also Double Gold and 'Brut .51-1.5% Sparkling Wine Producer of the Year' at the Melbourne International Wine Competition 2021)

  • The Tudor Yarra Valley Pinot Noir 2020 - $12.99

  • A.C. Byrne McLaren Vale Organic & Biodynamic Shiraz 2020 - $9.99 (also won Gold at the McLaren Vale Wine Show 2021)

  • Blackstone Paddock Margaret River Limited Release Chardonnay 2020 - $17.99 (The Real Reviews - Best Value Chardonnay Award in 2021)

The South Point Estate Chardonnay Pinot Noir Sparkling NV earned a silver medal. Photo: Aldi (supplied).
The South Point Estate Chardonnay Pinot Noir Sparkling NV earned a silver medal. Photo: Aldi (supplied).

Aldi's bronze medal wines

  • The Pond Northern Victorian Pinot Grigio 2020 - $6.99

  • One Road Cabernet Merlot 2019 - $7.49

  • Venturer Series Durif 2020 - $8.99

  • Tudor Central Victorian Shiraz 2019 - $12.99

The One Road Cabernet Merlot 2019 won bronze. Photo: Aldi (supplied).
The One Road Cabernet Merlot 2019 won bronze. Photo: Aldi (supplied).

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