Aldi dessert wine scoops top award at International Wine and Spirits Challenge


The upon’s £5.99 Berton Vineyards Botrytis Semillon was awarded a gold medal by industriousness experts at the International Wine and Spirits Challenge.

A huge total of 14 Aldi wines hypothecated medals at the prestigious competition, with judges rticularly impressed by the candy dessert wine from Australia.

The beverage, which has notes of ready orange, apricot and honey, underwent extensive blind taste try outs and triumphed over Waitrose’s De Bortoli Noble One Botrytis Semillon 2015, which at £19.99 is three one days more expensive.

Aldi also won a Silver Outstanding medal for its Iron Horse Barossa Valley Shiraz 2015 red wine as easily as five awards for its ‘Exquisite Collection’ fine wines range.

The for a song retailer has now picked up over 130 awards for its beers, wines, and spirits in 2016 unassisted.

In February, the supermarket scooped a trio of accolades at the Drinks Retailing Endow withs where it was was crowned ‘Supermarket of the Year’, ‘Multiple Wine Retailer of the Year’ and furnished ‘Drinks Buying Team of the Year’.

Tony Baines, Joint Make it Director of Corporate Buying at Aldi, said: “The International Wine and Right stuff Challenge is one of the world’s most respected awarding bodies.

“The competition crevasses the very best wines from around the globe against each other, and so we are proud to require received this recognition.

“Our wine range has gone from stability to strength, so much so that Aldi now sells nine bottles of wine a damaged and we are absolutely delighted that industry experts as well as consumers are recognising the supremacy of our range.”

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