ALDI has released its latest collection of seasonal wines just in time for the chilly months, with enough drops to delightfully warm the soul this winter. From Italian reds to home-grown McLaren Vale varieties, this curated selection serves up world-quality wines, starting at just $11.99 – that’s $1.71 a glass.

With the release of the new collection, ALDI’s Wine Expert Jason Bowyer shares what makes each new drop distinctively special and even shares his favourite cheese pairings from ALDI’s deliciously affordable range – talk about a match made in heaven.

“We pride ourselves on sourcing industry-leading wines, all at ALDI’s guaranteed low prices, and this range is no exception. Bringing top shelf wines at low prices, we have bottles starting at $11.99, and capping at $15.99, bringing a diverse selection for Aussies to enjoy without having to break the bank for a quality wine,” Jason says.

“With the weather cooling down, we know Aussies will be looking for a range of reds to enjoy for a cosy night in or even a dinner party with friends. From lighter reds to more full-bodied wines, as well as mainstream and alternative options– we’ve got a wine for every palette and budget. Whatever one you fancy, all of these winter wines are the perfect accompaniment for a quiet movie night or dinner party and will impress your guests with a high quality drop without an expensive price tag.”

ALDI’s Winter Range List:

The Standing People Lighter in Alcohol Pinot Noir 2023 (South Australia, Australia) – $11.99
Jason says: “Lower alcohol wines are becoming more popular with Aussies looking to moderate their alcohol content without compromising on flavour, and this Standing People fresh and local Pinot Noir is a perfect lower alcohol option.”
Paired beautifully with Emporium Selection Crumbed Camembert With Cranberry Dip 200g – $4.49
Fire it up with this oozy camembert coated in crisp breadcrumbs with a cranberry dip. This literal hot-ticket item keeps ALDI shoppers coming back for more as a toasty starter or side.

Les Argelieres Pay’s DOC Pinot Noir 2022 (Langeudoc-Rousillion, France) – $11.99
Jason says: “Sourced from the cooler mountain sites in France, this rich Pinot Noir is incredible value and delivers a rich flavour with hints of raspberry and dark cherries!”
Matched perfectly with Emporium Selection Ash Brie 125g – $3.29
This handcrafted, creamy ash brie cheese is perfect smeared across some crusty bread and washed down with this Pinot Noir.

Truly Wildly McLaren Vale Nero D’Avola 2022 (South Australia, Australia) – $13.99
Jason says: “A South Australian drop not to missed, this berry-forward red is sure to be a hit with family and friends and at less than $14 you better get in quick!”
Enjoyed best with Specially Selected French L’ovale Cheese 300g – $5.99
An ALDI shopper favourite for every occasion produced in south-central France, this cheese has a creamy texture that goes well with everything on a cheeseboard and more.

Nerissimo Puglia Primitivo 2022 (Puglia, Italy) – $11.99
Jason says: “ALDI shoppers who love to discover a new hidden gem are in for a treat with this Italian red. Ranked highly in the Yearbook of the Best Italian Wines 2024, this celebrated drop is packed with blackberry and dark chocolate notes.”
Paired beautifully with Emporium Selection Goat’s Cheese Original 110g – $3.99
Goats cheese lovers will adore this creamy French goat s cheese with a mild tangy flavour to enjoy with fresh fruits, or even better on a fresh crisp salad. Yum!

Corte Carista Montepulciano D’Abruzzo DOC 2020 (D’Abruzzo, Italy) – $11.99
Jason says: “This ruby-red wine is made by one of the world’s top wine makers, Alberto Antonini. Packed with all the flavour without the price tag, why stop at one bottle!”
Matched perfectly with Emporium Selection Aged Cheddar 36 Months 200g – $4.49
What cheeseboard is complete without a hard cheese? Matured over 36 months, this crumbly and sharp cheddar originates from the heart of Warrnambool’s famous dairy farming community.

Mount Langi Ghiran “Pepper Series” Shiraz 2022 (Victoria, Australia) – $15.99
Jason says: “Another classic ALDI treasure, this Shiraz boasts everything Australians have come to expect from the Grampian wine region and is widely considered the best of the best when it comes to quality. Available exclusively at ALDI, this drop was included in Langton’s Classification of Australian Wine, where only the best and most sought-after wines make the cut. A truly premium wine without the premium prices, it is one not to be missed!”
Enjoyed best with Emporium Selection Smooth Blue 200g – $5.49
Blue cheese and red wine are like two best friends, and this Smooth Blue and Shiraz pairing is no exception. Produced for decades by the most experienced Danish cheese makers, this creamy blue vein cheese is a sure-fire way to elevate any cheeseboard. Slather on crackers with some quince paste for the ultimate bite.

For more information on the range, click HERE.