8 Best Budget-Friendly Wines | MF Guide

By Yamini Walia July 30, 2018
We Are Always Grape-ful For The Wine

The end of the month is almost here and I am broke and I am sure you’re somewhat in the same situation. And, I know what this calls for – cutting down on everything that’s good in your life including your favourite wine. But, what if I tell you I have a solution for all your wine problems?

Here comes a list of wines that you can enjoy under a budget of INR 1,000 and INR 2,000. You can thank me later!

Wines under INR 1,000

Seagram’s Nine Hills Shiraz
Seagram sure knows how to make wines the right way. The best example is the Seagram’s Nine Hills Shiraz that combines fruity notes of cherry and strawberry. Serve it chilled and pair it up with any kind of meat or barbecue.

Price: INR 650

Seagram Nine Hills. Image Source

Seagram Nine Hills. Image Source

Fratelli Sangiovese Bianco

From the house of Fratelli wines, you sure don’t need convincing to indulge in the Sangiovese Bianco. Harvested in Aklu, this white wine is made from an Italian red grape variety, sangiovese. Unique, isn’t it? On the palate, it has nuances of vanilla, grapefruit and ripe banana. Enjoy it best at 8° C to 12° C.

Price: INR 800

Fratelli Sangiovese. Image Source

Fratelli Sangiovese. Image Source

Sula Riesling

How can we mention good budget wines and miss out on Sula? The Sula Riesling is India’s first ever riesling i.e. a white grape variety of German origin. With fruity hints of green apple, grapefruit, peach and honey, the wine tastes great with Indian, Thai and Chinese cuisine. Served at 6° C to 8° C, this wine should be served chilled.

Price: INR 800 to INR 900

York Sparkling Cuvée Brut

Have a special occasion to celebrate but don’t want to bust the bank? If that’s the case, then York’s Sparkling Cuvee Brut is exactly what you need. Made from 100% chenin blanc, this wine works well with spicy Indian food. With fruity notes, the wine is best served chilled at 8° C to 10° C.

Price: INR 900 to INR 1000

York Sparkling. Image Source

York Sparkling. Image Source

Wines under INR 2,000

La Reserve by Grover

If you love meat, we have the perfect wine partner for you, La Reserve by Grover. This wine works with any kind of meat – pork, chicken or beef. With chocolate, vanilla and coffee beans, the wine is best served at 16° C to 18° C.

Price: INR 1,050

Grover Zampa Soirée Brut Rosé

Grover Zampa Soirée Brut Rosé calls for a special occasion. Not only because of its packaging but also, because of its fruity, bubbly freshness. The wine is made with syrah grapes and has hints of red cherry and strawberry with a creamy mid-palate. Serve it at 6° C with Italian food for the ultimate wine and dine experience.

Price: INR 1,225

Zampa Grover. Image Source

Zampa Grover. Image Source

The Wolftrap Red

This is the kind of trap you would love to be caught in. This wine is created by blending two red grapes, syrah and mourvedre, with the white grape viognier. Surprisingly, this wine has a spicy palate because of the blend of ripe black fruit, cherries and hints of violets. Get sipping!

Price: INR 1,900 to INR 2,000

Fratelli Sette
Here’s another gem by the house of Fratelli. Close your eyes and trust this one blindly, especially when you’re short of money and options. Only the top 2% of the grapes go into production for Sette. The taste of vanilla and ripe fruits makes it a favourite with Indian spicy dishes.

Price: INR 1,800

Fratelli Sette. Image Source

Fratelli Sette. Image Source

We hope all your wine woes are sorted with this list. If yes, then Sip Sip Hurray!