James Halliday’s Top 100 Wines of 2019

Top red wines under $30

James Halliday by James Halliday

22 Oct, 2019

West and South Australian wine regions dominate this field, and these red wines deliver exceptional value for money. Perfect for catering to crowds this festive season or a weekday wine that won’t break the bank, these are James Halliday’s picks for this year’s top red wines.

Top 100 2019
The list that follows forms part of James Halliday’s 2019 Top 100.

“It’s very difficult to deny that this selection of red wines represents the best value for money of this year’s Top 100. There is more demand for the best quality red wines, regardless of price, coming from China, and less demand for these very good wines.”

The following wines were chosen from a total of 209 submitted.

Click here to buy a selection of this year’s Top 100 and some back-vintages from Langton’s.

Sign up to view these tasting notes and ratings

By becoming a member of Wine Companion, you'll have access to the largest database of wines in Australia.