Cheap Aldi wine shines at Sydney International

Great wine doesn’t need to cost a fortune if the winners at the Sydney International Wine Competition are anything go by.

A $5 bottle of Aldi’s 2015 South Point rose beat out drops worth ten times as much to be named one of six winners in the rose section. It also picked up a coveted Blue Gold medal, which is the equivalent of silver.

Aldi’s $12.99 Tudor shiraz wine also fared well at the competition, taking out the trophy for Best Lighter Bodied Dry Red.


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New Zealand’s Yealands Wine Group was the most successful winery at the competition and had seven medal winning wines that cost under $15 a bottle.

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