Aussie budget cuts

Every where you go someone is mentioning budgets.  Aussie budget is all about big cuts, NZ’s budget is all about, hmm ……business as usual! 
Every day we offer you the best wines at prices that meet your budget.  Today we cut the price on some Australian favourites and highlight our top picks between $10 and $15.

Tattler Shiraz – $9.99 – vibrant, soft, fruit driven
Long Flat Shiraz – $10.99
Long Flat Cabernet Merlot – $10.99
Long Flat Merlot – $10.99


Pinot Noir Sale* – ends Friday

We have a huge selection of Pinot Noirs on sale, which is bound to make all red lovers fill up their liquor cabinets! We’ve sold more Pinot Noir in the last 5 days than we have in the last 5 weeks. And that is due to these insane prices on Pinot Noir just in time for winter.

Stock up on some of our best selling Pinot Noir today!

Check out the sale here:

 * Sale ends Midday Friday 9th of May (or earlier if sold out)

New Budget Wines – Unbelievable Quality!

New Wines Blast Price/Quality Ratio Through the Roof!
Our new range of Makaraka Estate wines offer exceptional value at their price point. These wines are sourced internationally to hit the best possible quality at the price point. At Winesale we have a rigorous selection process and in  a blind tasting these wines impressed our selection panel scoring significantly higher than their price would indicate.

Makaraka Estate Chardonnay – This Australian Chardonnay is the best budget Australian Chardonnay we have seen in a long time. It is well integrated, good fruit and persistent but not over powering oak. A really delightful modern Chardonnay which is a bargain at $10.99

Makaraka Estate Reserve Pinot Noir – A fine Chilean Pinot Noir which shows excellent varietal characteristics which are impossible to find in similar priced NZ Pinot Noirs. This was a significant step up from the non-reserve Pinot Noir which we felt was not quite up to the Winesale standard. Just $11.99

Makaraka Estate Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon – Cabernet Sauvignon is very hard to find at the moment and our selectors were overly impressed with this Australian wine. This is a very nicely integrated wine that even has potential to cellar well over the next 4-5 years. Just $11.99

Makaraka Estate Shiraz – A fantastic budget Shiraz which Australia is famous for producing. This one is medium bodied with subtle oak integration. This is a great anytime red that will not disappoint – it is one of those wines where you get to the end of the bottle much quicker than expected! Just $10.99

Makara Estate Reserve Sauvignon Blanc – Lastly we have a fantastic Sauvignon Blanc from the home of Sauvignon Blanc. This is just $11.99 but still well deserved of its “Reserve” moniker. This is classic Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc that will delight.

Order now and enjoy:

The sun is shining!

A week of sunshine has got us focused on ‘summer wine’. So here is our best deal on a classy Sauvignon Blanc and we are pleased to have received more of a very popular and exquisite boutique Chardonnay.

ImageHop Kiln (Nelson) Sauvignon Blanc 2012 – $9.99 – Sourced from one of the finest vineyards in Moutere and made by an award winning winery.

ImageKaimira Estate (Nelson) Chardonnay 2009 – $11.99 – We have been fortunate to have received more of this vintage. In the short time we last had it many customers came back for more. Bob Campbell gave it 4 Stars. This single vineyard, balanced, aged, oaked Chardonnay is a bargain!

ImageBeach House (Hawkes Bay) Rose 2012 – This week $12.99. Our normal price is $14.99 and it sells elsewhere for $17 (24% off). We have tried it and like it. A true ‘summer wine’.

ImageCrossroads Milestone Series Syrah 2011 – $15.99 – The wine maker describes this as ‘Beautifully complex floral profile, with a vivid array of aromas ranging from clove and spice to violet and blueberry. Sweet, spicy fruits coat the palate, giving a lovely mouth-feel. The finish is long and integrated with red currant and black olive nuances’.

Ultimate Pinot Noir Case

Ultimate Pinot Noir Case Save $$$
You loved our Ultimate Sauvignon Blanc case now try our Ultimate Pinot Noir case. Six different Pinot Noirs (two of each) made up of our best selling Pinot Noirs. Our prices on these wines were already rock bottom but you can take a further $25 off when you buy this case! Normally $185.88, now just $159.99.

Ultimate Sauvignon Blanc Case Still Available
Six of our best selling most well regarded Sauvignon Blancs that you can buy as a 6 pack or 12 bottle case. Just $134.99 for the 12 pack – that’s a whopping 25% off our normal rock bottom price of these wines! When you receive them you can check them out on our website by reading customer reviews and the ratings. It is also really interesting to experience the tastes and aromas of the same grape variety but produced by different vineyards.

Five Great Reasons to Buy from

  1. Every wine on our site is carefully chosen by our expert selection panel. A wine makes it on if it offers exceptional value for money.
  2. We offer a 100% money back guarantee. If you don’t like one of our wines for whatever reason we will replace it with something you do like or refund your money – NO QUESTIONS ASKED!
  3. Our wines are customer reviewed! has the only open and fully transparent customer wine review system in New Zealand. You can read exactly what other customers think of the wines you are considering purchasing. We never edit our customer reviews.
  4. The best accolade a wine can get is a repeat purchase – a repeat purchase is when a customer says not only did I enjoy that wine but it was also good value for money. That’s why we tell you exactly how many times the wines we sell are repeat purchased by our customers.
  5. Our delivery fees are some of the lowest around. For most areas in New Zealand you can get free delivery when you purchase two or more cases.

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