DD Top Drops Red Pack

Six of our best reds delivered to your selected schedule. Skip or cancel anytime. We'll send you a reminder before each delivery.



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About The Pack

This mixed pack is designed as the perfect set-and-forget option for those looking to keep the house stocked with interesting, delicious red wines with a great story.

These are our favourite recent red discoveries here at Different Drop, made by producers we love. And it is offered to you at our very best price.

The pack covers a wide range of styles and varieties - from light, ethereal reds through to those richer and fuller-bodied. You'll find wines from icons, rising stars and cult figures in the world of wine. No matter what your preference, we hope you fall in love with these wines just as much as we have.

The pack will be updated on the first of every month. Your first pack will be shipped the next business day following your subscription. Choose your frequency, skip or cancel at any time (we'll send you a reminder before each delivery) - it's just that easy.

2020 Stargazer Rada

This is a delicious lighter styled red from the talented hands of Sam Connew.

Here Sam blends Pinot Meunier from Pipers Brook with Pinot Noir from the Coal River Valley to give a Summery red wine that can be enjoyed while the weather is warm.

There's sweetness from the lively Pinot Noir fruit, a touch of savouriness from the Meunier. It's packaged beautifully and ready to rip into.

If you like to have something that's red but crisp and crunchy in your glass, this is a fine choice.

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2020 Smallfry Eclectik Violet Grenache Cinsault

With background as viticulturists, Smallfry’s partners Suzi Hilder and Wayne Ahrens put the living heritage of Barossan vines to work.

Both with family roots in the region, their passion is for little batches with lots of expression.

Biodynamically farmed, the Eclectik Violet is a beacon of bright, juicy floral red fruit. This is light footed fun and flair from next generation Barossa.

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2020 Ravensworth The Long Way Around Tinto

Sadly, thanks to the brutal bushfires across NSW in 2020, there will be no regular releases under the Ravensworth label from the 2020 vintage.

The Long Way Round wines are what sits in their place, with fruit coming from the other side of the country, and travelling over 5000km to be made by Bryan Martin.

The Tinto is a fantastic red wine born from old dry-grown Grenache in the Swan Valley.

With the dryness of the Swan, Bryan took inspiration from more savoury expressions of the variety found in Spain for this wine. It's firm, dry and spicy with a sweet core of cherry/raspberry fruit. A splash of Pinot Noir and even a little Chenin Blanc spice thinggs up a little more.

It's an excellent wine that will likely never be made again.

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2018 Veronica Ortega Quite Mencia

Though she grew up in Cadiz surrounded by the smells of Sherry and the ocean, it was red wine that took Veronica Ortega's heart.

She travelled the New World (Burn Cottage, Central Otago) and the Old World (Comte Armand and DRC in Burgundy and Domaine Combier in Crozes-Hermitage) before finding her one true love, Mencia, and settling in Bierzo.

Mencia can take on many forms - from lighter expressions similar to Pinot Noir or Gamay - to fuller bodied examples closer to Syrah - Veronica looks to show her pet variety in all its forms.

'Quite' is her lighter, earlier drinking expression. It's picked from 80-year-old organically-farmed vines and was raised in a mixture of French oak and amphora. Filled with red berries and floral top notes, it's a whimsical red wine of great character and epic drinkability.

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2019 Samuel's Gorge Tempranillo

Tempranillo is one of winemaker Justin McNamee's fortés.

From his vantage point high atop a hill at Seaview, Justin has scouted a brilliant locale for his Tempranillo vineyard. These vines yield a rustic and expressive version of this Iberian variety that is at once highly complex and highly drinkable.

This is a testament to the changing face of McLaren Vale wine. A class act red wine made from a variety other than Shiraz or Grenache. Made in small amounts as always, but undoubtedly one of Australia's finest Tempranillos.

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2019 Dodgy Bros Juxtaposed Sherry Vineyard Old Vine Shiraz

"It’s a terrific expression of McLaren Vale Shiraz."
- Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

Here's a great example of a modern Shiraz from McLaren Vale.

The fruit comes from the ‘Old Block’ at the Sherry Vineyard in Blewitt Springs planted in 1955.

This is the more savoury and lithe of the two single vineyard Shiraz wines from Wes in 2019. It's juicy and bright but with a dark and moody underbelly. And it has unmistakable x-factor.

It's a fantastic wine - loaded with personality. Ripper release from winemaker Wes Pearson.

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Reviewed by Zen M.
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Great Selection

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Top quality, excellent variety

Loving our subscription packs - 6 interesting, unusual, different wines that are a cut above the norm.

Local and international brands, familiar and unfamiliar grape varietals- exactly what different drop is all about as far as I am concerned!

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DD Top Drops Red Pack Review

Some really interesting wines in this pack. First one a tried was a really enjoyable Pinot - looking froward to the rest!

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Great selection!

Delicious, interesting selection of Reds which I always look forward to drinking through

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Delivery is Free for any order over $149 or more, or just $10 for any orders of $149 or less. There is no minimum order quantity and you can mix and match as much as you like. Make your perfect mixed pack!

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Australia Wide Deliveries outside of Sydney and Melbourne metro are all delivered with Australia Post's eParcel wine delivery service. They pick up from us at 12pm Monday through Friday. When your order has been dispatched you'll receive tracking information to your email. Unfortunately with the complications of Covid and expected Christmas surge Australia Post are being extremely vague about delivery times. You will need to have your order placed before midnight 10th of December if you want to ensure it’s there for Christmas.

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Warehouse Pickup is available at our Sydney warehouse at 3 Fig, Ultimo, 2007. You are not able to browse our warehouse shelves and we are not licenced to sell over the counter, so please place your order online or over the phone before arriving. Feel free to call on arrival on 1300 668 385 and we can bring your order out to your vehicle.

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Do I have to order in dozens? No, please mix it up! You can order wines in any quantity and variation you like. You can order 1 bottle or 50. We challenge you to make the ultimate mixed pack of wine!

Are there volume discounts? No, our pricing is designed to be the best in market already - no marking up and then discounting down! For very large orders (weddings, etc) we are open to negotiating though. Just give us a call.

Do we price match? Yes, within reason. Everyday low & consistent pricing is something we strongly believe in. We want our customers to feel confident they are always getting the best price. If you see a price lower somewhere else let us know and we'll consider matching it. We'll even retrospectively issue you store credit if you have already purchased from us but you see a lower price somewhere later on. Our price match policy can be seen here.

Can coupons and discounts be stacked? No, only one discount or coupon can be applied to an order at once.

I am trying to add more of a wine to my cart but it won’t let me? This means we are running low on stock of that wine. So for example, if the website will only allow you to add 3 bottles and no more, then that is all we have of that particular wine. The good news is we may be able to order more for you. Just contact us on 1300 668 385 or and we'll organise the additional quantity for you.

Does Different Drop have a physical store? No. More of a warehouse/office. We do however offer a Click & Collect option from our warehouse in Ultimo, Sydney. Our warehouse address for Click & Collect is: 3 Fig St, Ultimo, 2007/ Please make sure you have placed your order before arriving at the warehouse

Can I special order a wine you do not sell? If it’s doable, then we’ll make it happen. Just contact us directly via phone, chat or email and we’ll find out for you right away. Please note that in most cases special orders such as these will need to be in full case lots (6 or 12 bottles).

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