The cheapest wines seem to have a bad reputation. This isn’t true for all of them. You can get a yummy wine for £5. Making sure these wines are stored correctly in a wine cooler fridge or dark, cool cupboard will help keep the taste at its peak.
You could also follow some simple wine serving rules, like keeping your white wine fridge temperature before serving and your red wine at room temperature. These tips will enhance your wines’ flavours and make their drinking more enjoyable.
You can also ask the salesperson at your local wine shop to help you find these gems. But, again, be upfront with what you like and your budget, and let them work their magic and find you the bottle that may change your life.
Wines To Watch For
There are many different wines in this price range. You can experiment with different regions and grape varieties until you find the ones you like the most. Remember that looking at the grapes used can help you find other wines that use similar grapes and will therefore have a similar taste.
This wine boasts a Silver Commendation at the 2021 International Wine and Spirits Challenge. It is without a doubt that this crisp white will please the palate and pair well with seafood or poultry and vegetables.
Australian Chardonnay 2018
A Chardonnay is a crowd-pleaser because it is light-bodied and goes down smoothly. This Chardonnay combines lemon and peach to give it its fruity flavours. There is also a hint of French oak from the casks it was matured in. An all-around satisfactory white wine that should be tried.
Toro Loco Organic Red Wine 2017
If you have red meat on the menu, the Toro Loco should also have a place on the table. This juicy red has the full flavour of red cherries to complement your food. Organically grown, this wine is also friendly to anyone with a sulfite allergy.
Vino Tavola Rosso
This Rosso is a good pick if you want a red that combines raspberry and cherry flavours. A good pairing with any Italian food. The cheesier, the better. The Rosso has a pleasing, smooth finish and makes you look forward to the next sip.
Yallaroo Australian Rosè
If you are more of a rosè drinker, then the Yallaroo is a good one to try. Within the budget range, this wine still offers the light and fresh flavours of strawberries. A good rosè can be paired with most foods. It is a versatile beverage. It can also be enjoyed on its own as a refreshing adult beverage.
There is nothing wrong with buying cheap wine. However, it often means that you are paying for the wine rather than a brand or region that is well-known for its wine. These wines often use an appellation of grapes, which means grapes harvested from different years, which means it doesn’t have a vintage.
Not having a vintage might make some wine drinkers turn their noses up and walk away. However, you will find out the flavours that they are missing!