Vintage Cellars have this week announced the winners of its annual Best of Wine Awards for 2024.

Back for its fifteenth year, the winners were selected by an expert judging panel following an extensive blind-tasting process.

The 15 category winners for 2024 are:

  •  Best of Sparkling Under $30 – Brown Brothers Brut Reserve NV $29
  • Best of Sparkling $30 & over – Arras Brut Elite Sparkling NV $50
  • Best of Champagne – Champagne Charles Mignon Reserve Brut NV $48
  • Best of Rosé – Triennes Rosé $23
  • Best of Lighter White Under $25 – Jim Barry ‘Barry & Sons’ Riesling $20
  • Best of Bolder White Under $25 – Petaluma White Label Chardonnay $24
  • Best of Lighter White $25 & over – Expressions by Tom Barry Riesling $25
  • Best of Bolder White $25 & over – Xanadu Chardonnay $37
  • Best of International White – Bernard Michaut Petit Chablis $44
  • Best of International Lighter Red – P. Ferraud & Fils Beaujolais Villages $15
  • Best of International Bolder Red – Bodega Alamos Malbec $22
  • Best of Lighter Red Under $30 – Rapaura Springs Reserve Pinot Noir $22
  • Best of Bolder Red Under $30 – Ring Bolt Cabernet Sauvignon $25
  • Best of Lighter Red $30 & over – Nanny Goat Pinot Noir $40
  • Best of Bolder Red $30 & over – Forester Estate Premium Cabernet Sauvignon $30

Out of the 15 winners, an impressive 60% are bottles priced $30 and under. Regional diversity is also evident, with only Margaret River receiving three entries. 

Carmen Fellows, Head of Vintage Cellars, says the annual awards present a great opportunity for Vintage Cellars customers to explore new wine categories and styles with confidence.

“We are thrilled to announce the winners of the Vintage Cellars Best of Wine Awards 2024, which spotlights the perfect blend of quality and affordability, and shows our commitment to delivering exceptional options that don’t compromise on taste or value,” she said. 

“We are lucky to work with incredible suppliers and expert winemakers who are passionate about crafting exceptional wines.

“Whether customers are rediscovering old favourites or venturing into new territory, our award-winning wines guarantee an unforgettable experience.”