A $7 Aldi wine has won gold at the 2017 Great Australian Shiraz Challenge

Red wine lovers – here’s some news to cheers to!

An Aldi wine, which costs just $6.99, has received a gold medal at the 2017 Great Australian Shiraz Challenge.

Aldi’s The One Road South Australian Heathcote Shiraz 2016 beat out a bunch of other reds to score gold, including a Bird in Hand 2013 MAC Shiraz that costs $350.


This is the second time this year Aldi’s shiraz has won big – earlier this year it picked up Double Gold at the Melbourne International Wine competition.

For the full list of medal winners at the Great Australian Shiraz Challenge here.

Carla is a full time journalist, presenter and announcer for 102.9 Hot Tomato and myGC.com.au, joining the team towards the end of 2011. When she is isn’t busy presenting all of myGC’s videos, bringing you the latest news or chatting live on air, Carla will often be found scoping out the hottest local events. Carla holds a Bachelor of Journalism degree from Bond University, where she graduated with number of First in Class and Dean’s List of Academic Excellence awards. Carla is also a well-regarded MC, singer and actor. Some of her credits include hosting the Australia’s Next Top Model Queensland Auditions for Foxtel, guest starring on Toybox for Channel Seven, and performing as Mrs Banks in The Arts Centre Gold Coast’s production of Mary Poppins.

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