Aldi drops winter wine range with reds from $11

Gillian Wolski
·Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer
·2-min read

Just in time for the cooler weather, Aldi has dropped a budget-friendly winter wine range with reds starting at just $11 — and every bottle under $15.

And you don't need to be a seasoned sommelier to pick a cracking drop, either. The six reds have been curated by Aldi wine expert and buying director Jason Bowyer, meaning you really can't go wrong.

Two glasses of red wine with corks and grapes near the fireplace
Aldi's got your winter wine list sorted with six hand-picked reds for under $15. Photo: Getty Images.

Fancy a nibble while you sip? Each wine has been paired with the perfect cheese as well. Find your perfect match below.

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Vinatero Old Vine Grenache 2020 $10.99

Vinatero Old Vine Grenache 2020 $10.99. Photo: Aldi (supplied).
Vinatero Old Vine Grenache 2020 $10.99. Photo: Aldi (supplied).

A fruit-forward wine "layered with mulberry and cranberry" which is also vegan-friendly.

Pair with: Germain Le Pico Cheese ($5.99).  

"It has a mild, authentic flavour which evolves with maturing."

Eastern Laneway Vintners Grampians Shiraz 2020 $11.99

Eastern Laneway Vintners Grampians Shiraz 2020 $11.99. Photo: Aldi (supplied).
Eastern Laneway Vintners Grampians Shiraz 2020 $11.99. Photo: Aldi (supplied).

A vegan-friendly shiraz bursting with "vibrant aromatics of cranberry, raspberry and cherry".

Pair with: Emporium Selection Dutch Gouda Cheese ($3.99)

"Imported from the Netherlands, it is a mild and creamy cheese."

Seppelt Hundredweight Hill Shiraz 2019 $12.99

Seppelt Hundredweight Hill Shiraz 2019 $12.99. Photo: Aldi (supplied).
Seppelt Hundredweight Hill Shiraz 2019 $12.99. Photo: Aldi (supplied).

A mix of "dark berry fruits and a fine savoury texture" define this Aldi exclusive from the Barossa.

Pair with: Emporium Selection Double Cream Camembert ($4.49)

"A smooth and velvety texture with a distinctive fruity and nutty flavour."

Wolf Blass Exclusive Release Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 $14.99

Wolf Blass Exclusive Release Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 $14.99. Photo: Aldi (supplied).
Wolf Blass Exclusive Release Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 $14.99. Photo: Aldi (supplied).

An exclusive to Aldi, this Shiraz Cab Sav is "layered with black fruits and a cool white pepper aroma".

Pair with: Emporium Selection Original Club Cheddar ($4.29)

"Original crumbly, sharp, cheddar with an excellent taste profile."

Humo Blanco Organic Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 $11.99

Humo Blanco Organic Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 $11.99. Photo: Aldi (supplied).
Humo Blanco Organic Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 $11.99. Photo: Aldi (supplied).

At under $12, this is great value for an organic Chilean wine that boasts a "powerful flavour with ripe blackberry notes matched with spicy oak".

Pair with: Emporium Selection Triple Cream Brie ($4.49)

"To offset the strong flavours of the Cabernet Sauvignon, this brie has a velvety, smooth texture."

Taylors Estate Special Release Clare Valley Shiraz 2019 $14.99

Taylors Estate Special Release Clare Valley Shiraz 2019 $14.99. Photo: Aldi (supplied).
Taylors Estate Special Release Clare Valley Shiraz 2019 $14.99. Photo: Aldi (supplied).

Another Aldi exclusive, this Clare Valley Shiraz is full-bodied and has "concentrated blackcurrant and berry flavours, mixed with a cool mint edge".

Pair with: Vernieres Roquefort Cheese Wedge ($4.99)

"A unique cheese with a soft spreadable texture and delicately sharp taste."

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