8 Best Budget-Friendly Wines | MF Guide
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
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
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
Riesling is a white grape variety which originates in the Rhine region of Germany. Riesling is an aromatic grape variety displaying flowery, almost perfumed, aromas as well as high acidity. It is used to make dry, semi-sweet, sweet and sparkling white wines that pair well with Indian, Thai and Chinese cuisine. #KnowYourWines
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
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
Looking for a perfect weekend getaway? You are Welcome to Grover Zampa Vineyards winery in Nashik. Nestled on a hill top with breathtaking vistas of hills and lakes, spend time amidst the grape vines while enjoying the cool panoramic view of the Sahyadris. #GroverZampa #Vineyard #WeekendGetaway #Nashik
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
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
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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
We hope all your wine woes are sorted with this list. If yes, then Sip Sip Hurray!