ALDI wine

Scarlet Path Lodi Old Vines Zinfandel 2021

The Scarlet Path Lodi Old Vines Zinfandel 2021 is a $7.99 exclusive wine at Aldi. It is produced by some segment of a large sustainably farmed family-owned vineyards and winery from Monterey California. They have a branch that makes contracted brands and several Aldi wines. Lodi is located in the Central Valley of California, and…

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Scarlet Path Lodi Old Vines Zinfandel 2021
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Florifity French Rosé 2023

The Florifity French Rosé 2023 is a $7.99 Aldi USA exclusive. This wine is produced by Ethical Wine Company a French wine company that specializes in sustainable and certified vineyard and winery practices. They use recycled material for their packaging, recycle what they use, and are carbon neutral. The Florifity French Rosé 2023 is something…

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Florifity French Rosé 2023
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Outlander Paso Robles Meritage 2022

The Outlander Paso Robles Meritage 2022 is a $7.99 Aldi exclusive, Aldi has trademarked the Outlander name. It is produced by a winery located in Greenfield, California, (Monterey AVA) which happens to be the home of a family-owned winery in business since 1972. A Meritage (rhymes with heritage) wine is a California wine that exclusively…

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Outlander Paso Robles Meritage 2022
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8 Plumas Sauvignon Blanc

The 8 Plumas Sauvignon Blanc is a $5.99 Aldi import exclusive from Spain. It is produced for Aldi by Dcoop S.Coop an extensive farming and ranch coop comprising over 75,000 farms and ranches. They are the largest olive oil and olive producer in Spain, along with producing other food products. This is a non-vintage that…

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Aldi California Heritage Merlot

The Aldi California Heritage Merlot is a $4.99 exclusive, produced by a branch of E & J Gallo for ALdi. This is a non-vintage wine, meaning grapes picked in different years are included in this bottling. Producers do this to keep costs down and use a more upscale wine from a previous year to “improve”…

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Aldi California Heritage Merlot
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Aldi California Heritage Chardonnay

The Aldi California Heritage Chardonnay is a non-vintage $4.95 Aldi wine exclusive made for them by a division of E & J Gallo the largest family-owned winery in the US. Normally a non-vintage, $5 store brand would be a wine to avoid, but I have previously tried the California Heritage Pinot Noir and Brut Bubbly,…

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Aldi California Heritage Chardonnay
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Aldi’s California Heritage Pinot Noir

The Aldi’s California Heritage Pinot Noir is a $4.95 non-vintage wine sourced, at least for now, from California’s Central Coast AVA. This brand is produced by International Wine Merchants who make Burlwood and Moiselle wines for Aldi. They are a division of E & J Gallo make Winking Owl and Hwy 5 Aldi wines. All…

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Aldi's California Heritage Pinot Noir
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Rolling Mist Cabernet Sauvignon

The Rolling Mist Cabernet Sauvignon is a non-vintage $8.99 ALdi exclusive made by some division of E & J Gallo of Modesto, California. Neither Aldi nor Gallo offer any information concerning this wine. The back label mentions blackberry, which is a flavor characteristic of Cabernet Sauvignon, and oak spice and vanilla which are oak influences…

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Rolling Mist Cabernet Sauvignon
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Aldi Specially Selected Gavi DOCG 2022

The Aldi Specially Selected Gavi DOCG 2022 is an exclusive $9.99 Aldi import. Gavi White wines are from the Provence of Alexandria in the southeast corner of Piedmont in Italy. Gavi is produced from the Cortese grape and is typically 100% Cortese. Gavi is considered THE White wine of Piedmont with Barolo made from the…

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Aldi Specially Selected Gavi DOCG 2022
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Peaks & Tides Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2021

The Peaks & Tides Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2021 is a $12.99 Aldi exclusive. This is a reoccurring wine, this brand also includes a Chardonnay and a Cabernet Sauvignon. I did a little digging and found that Plata Wine Partners produces this wine for Aldi. Plata Partners says they are the “largest independent California coastal…

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Peaks & Tides Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2021
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Aldi Specially Selected Alto Adige Pinot Grigio 2022

The Aldi Specially Selected Alto Aldige Pinot Grigio 2022 is a $9.99 Aldi exclusive and is part of the ten wine Specially Selected series of wines released in the fall of 2023. These are wines from top-rated growing regions worldwide being sold at bargain prices. Alto Adige, in far northern Italy, is the home to…

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Aldi Specially Selected Alto Adige Pinot Grigio 2022
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Aldi Specially Selected Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2021

The Aldi Specially Selected Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2021 is a $14.99 Aldi exclusive. The back label says Isolated Cellars bottled this wine, which is the least important factor for wine drinkers. There is no mention of exactly who produced the wine and exactly where the grapes are grown, Napa Valley is a large growing…

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Aldi Specially Selected Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2021
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William Wright Monterey Chardonnay 2021

The Willam Wright Monterey Chardonnay 2021 is a $6.99 Aldi exclusive produced for them by Scheid Family Vineyards of Monterey, California. Scheid is a large family-owned winery founded in 1972 and they have been Certified Sustainable since 1914. They owned vineyards dotted throughout a 70-mile section of the Salinas Valley and they have 3,000 acres…

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William Wright Monterey Chardonnay 2021
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Aldi Specially Selected Valdobbiadene Extra Dry Prosecco 2022

The Aldi Specially Selected Valdobbiadene Extra Dry Prosecco 2022 is a $10.99 Aldi exclusive, it is part of 10 wines in the Specially Selected series featuring wines from all over the world. Here is a link to their French Sparkling wine LINK. Aldi does not offer any details on the wines, such as why they…

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Aldi Specially Selected Valdobbiadene Extra Dry Prosecco 2022
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Aldi Specially Selected Fleurs D’Eau Sparkling Brut Rosé

The Aldi Specially Selected Fleurs D’Eau Sparkling Brut Rosé is a $10.99 Aldi exclusive, it has been available at European Aldi stores for several months and has been well received. Basic information such as where exactly the grapes came from (location is significant for French wine), which grapes were used, and which Sparkling wine method…

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Aldi Specially Selected Fleurs D'Eau Sparkling Brut Rosé
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Aldi Specially Selected Barossa Valley Shiraz 2021

The Aldi Specially Selected Barossa Valley Shiraz 2021 is a $9.99 Aldi exclusive and is a line of 10 wines sourced from different growing regions worldwide. This looks like Aldi’s answer to Trader Joe’s Reserve line of wines. Artificial Intelligence says: The Barossa Valley, located in South Australia, has a rich and storied wine history….

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Aldi Specially Selected Barossa Valley Shiraz 2021
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Peaks & Tides Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon 2021

The Peaks & Tides Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon 2021 is a $11.99 Aldi exclusive. There is a Chardonnay and a Pinot Noir from the Sonoma Coast AVA from Peaks and Tides. The Peaks and Tide’s name is more reflective of the Sonoma Coast AVA than Sonoma County since the is located in Coastal Mountain Valleys….

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Peaks & Tides Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon 2021
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How Low Can You Go… Two Buck Chuck ($3.99) Vs Aldi Hwy 5 Chardonnay

How Low Can You Go… Two Buck Chuck ($3.99) Vs Aldi Hwy 5 Chardonnay with a name like Cheap Wine Finder people expect us to write about cheap wine, but we don’t. We write about good affordable wine…. bargains. Value-priced wines have never been available with the quality and drinkability of modern wines. We have…

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How Low Can You Go... Two Buck Chuck ($3.99) Vs Aldi Hwy 5 Chardonnay
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Outlander Meritage Paso Robles 2021

The Outlander Meritage Paso Robles 2021 is a $7.99 Aldi exclusive. The Meritage in the name indicates that this is a Bordeaux blend, with Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Merlot, and Malbec grapes. To be a Meritage wine a license is purchased from the Meritage Alliance. They are an industry group promoting education and working on…

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Outlander Meritage Paso Robles 2021
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Don’t Mind If I Do Pinot Grigio 2022

The Don’t Mind If I Do Pinot Grigio 2022 is Vegan-friendly. You might ask how can something made from fruit not be ok with vegans? It is the fining process, fining is where the solids, grape skin residue and spent yeast are removed from the wine after aging and before bottling. They have traditionally used…

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Don't Mind If I Do Pinot Grigio 2022
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Woodleaf Ranch Russian River Chardonnay 2020

The Woodleaf Ranch Russian River Chardonnay 2020 is a $9.99 Aldi exclusive. I checked the California wine labeling website COLA and it showed that Rack and Riddle cellared and bottled this Chardonnay. Cellared and bottled means just that, they aged the wine for a certain amount of time and bottled it, but the named producer…

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Don’t Mind If I Do Red Blend 2021

The Don’t Mind If I Do Red Blend 2021 is a $7.99 Aldi sort of exclusive. It is a wine that has zero sugar, 85 calories, is gluten-free, and has only 9% alcohol content. It is made for Aldi by Scheid Vineyards and family-owned operation located on the Monterey AVA. The reason I say that…

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Peaks And Tides Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2021

The Peaks And Tides Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2021 is a $9.99 Aldi exclusive. The Peaks and Tides name is owned by Aldi, but the back label says it was vinted and bottled by a wine company in Geyserville, California. A quick check of the web showed this wine is credited to Delicato Family Vineyards who…

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Domaine Condorcet Chateauneuf du Pape 2021

The Domaine Condorcet Chateauneuf du Pape 2021 was found at Aldi for $9.99, it originally sold for $24.99 which was Aldi’s most expensive wine. A Chateauneuf-du-Pape wine is a Red blend from the southern Rhone Valley in France. It translates to the Pope’s new Chateau or in the 1300s, Castle. The Pope did not always…

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Durante Toscana Rosso 2020 Aldi

The Durante Toscana Rosso 2020 Aldi is an $11.99 Red Blend from the Tuscany region of Italy. Tuscany is the home of Chianti and the Sangiovese grape. The best Chianti wines are DOCG-designated wines. The DOC and DOCG (G stands for guaranteed) are Italian government commissions that set the rules and standards for each Italian…

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