Seven Top Wines for Under $30

Flavour, fashion and flair are not the usual descriptors used to discuss wine, but is exactly what adventurous new industry player Young & Co achieves with its range of three red wines – “The Jam” Shiraz, “Cherry Bomb” Pinot Noir and “Berry Riot” Grenache, we’ve popped them and a few others into a little list of wines that won’t cost you more then $30 and is sure to impress your family and friends.

Young & Co “Cherry Bomb” – French Pinot Noir

Cherry Bomb is a flamboyant Pinot Noir that oozes French flair. From the south of France, Cherry Bomb is a wonderfully stylish fusion of colour and flavour, vibrant red in hue and flaunting flavours of raspberry and dark cherry with a perfectly rounded mouthfeel that welcomingly lingers well after the flavour explosion.

Available from BWS. RRP $25.00.

Baily & Baily “No. 46: Up to Tricks” Silhouette Cabernet Merlot  

Up for a light and joyful night in? This Cabernet Merlot is a great choice to sip and giggle with your pals, coming in a huge 1 litre bottle at a price that won’t break the bank! Its dark berry fruit aromas flow onto the palate along with plum fruit flavours and soft lingering tannins.  

Available at BWS and Dan Murphy’s. RRP $10.00.


McW 660 Reserve Canberra Syrah

Support your local Aussie wines by popping this premium Australian cool climate, high altitude red wine. This Syrah is food-friendly and generous in flavour winter warmer – making it the perfect selection for a cold winter night. With a medium-bodied palate it displays floral red fruits with spicy oak flavours.

Available at major retailers and independent stores nationally. RRP $25.00.

Henkell Trocken

This premium German sparkling embodies a special feeling of elegance and freshness, while also coming at an affordable price point meaning that there is enough delicious ripe pear and green apple taste to go around.

Available at Dan Murphy’s nationally. RRP $14.99.

Craftsman Organic Chardonnay

Sip on the fresh and vibrant fruit flavours of lifted citrus and stone fruit characters within this complex vegan and pesticide free Chardonnay. The palate has freshness and vibrancy, with balanced oak and good fruit intensity.

Available at BWS. RRP $18.00.


Mateus Rosé

For the ladies who leisure, this delicious sweet rosé range has an abundance of seamless and elegant light fruit aromas and flavours.  Be prepared for the unbridled flavour of one of the world’s most iconic wines, making it the perfect partner to enjoy with any light appetizer.

Available from Dan Murphy’s nationally. RRP $12.99.


Crafters Union Sauvignon Blanc

This elegant wine is all you love about Marlborough, amplified. Up front it shows vibrant gooseberry & zesty citrus notes before delivering a pronounced palate bursting with tropical fruit and juicy acidity. Crisp and utterly delicious.

Available in BWS stores nationally. RRP $20.00.