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Address: 14860 Riddoch Highway, Coonawarra, South Australia 5263, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 8736 3260
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Description: The Brand’s Laira vineyards are situated in the heart of the legendary...
The Brand’s Laira vineyards are situated in the heart of the legendary ‘Terra Rossa’ region of Coonawarra, with their wines making an enormous contribution to the reputation of fine Coonawarra reds.Unwind in the state of the art cellar door, while tasting Brand’s Laira’s award winning wines. Peer into Eric Brand’s shed where Brand’s Laira wines were originally made for a glimpse of yesteryear.
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Very nice wines indeed

Very nice and welcoming. Maria the host was very knowledgeable and friendly. We were pleasantly surprised when shown whites which we don't normally drink. Ended up buying August... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Very nice and welcoming. Maria the host was very knowledgeable and friendly. We were pleasantly surprised when shown whites which we don't normally drink. Ended up buying August Tide Red 2012, Blockers Cab Sav Vintage 2012 and an Old Station Reisling 2014. Again...they were one of the few that were obviously open. Well worth the visit. Again....join the club and... More 

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Emma H, Manager at Brand's Laira, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Brand's Laira experience. I have passed on your kind words to Maria who served you while visiting Coonawarra. We hope to see you back soon! More 

Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Enjoyed the tasting, we were met by friendly staff who were very knowledgeable in the wines and, impressively, the local history. The wines were very drinkable and reasonably priced. The old cellar is worth a look at through the glass in the tasting area.

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Emma H, Manager at Brand's Laira, responded to this review

Thank you, smaf70 for your kind words about your recent experience in our cellar door. We hope to see you again soon in Coonawarra. More 

Townsville, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The young lady at the cellar door was knowledgeable even though she told us she hadn't been there very long. She encouraged us to try a variety of wines and we particularly enjoyed the reds.

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Emma H, Manager at Brand's Laira, responded to this review

Hi Diane, Thank you for sharing your experience of our cellar door. We're pretty fond of our reds as well. We look forward to hosting you again soon. Emma More 

Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We were visiting the Coonawarra region and Penola for 3 days for an 80th birthday celebration. On our first day we called into Brand's Laira on our way to our accommodation at Penola. We were greeted very warmly by Emma and she gave us a most enjoyable tasting experience, very informative, very friendly. We enjoyed the (cellar door only) Riesling... More 

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Emma H, Manager at Brand's Laira, responded to this review

Hi Gillian, thank you for your kind words. It was lovely to meet all of you and I enjoyed sharing our wines with you. We hope to see you in Coonawarra again soon! More 

Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Outstanding, best wines in Coonawarra. Fantastic host and very lovely ambiance. Purchased a great selection of wine to add to our collection.

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Emma H, Manager at Brand's Laira, responded to this review

Hi ChrisTaylerNT, we are thrilled you had a great time in our cellar door. I know the additions to your cellar will reward you! We look forward to seeing you in Coonawarra again soon. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Very pleasantly surprised by the offering at Brand's. Have always known them for a very, very good ready drinking range but was blown away by their top shelf wines. Extremely good across the range offering and knowledgable and friendly staff.

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Emma H, Manager at Brand's Laira, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your experience in our cellar door. We always aim to 'blow you away' with our wines and we hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Coonawarra. More 

Terrigal, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Friendly staff superb wines and toys for kids to play with beautiful cellar door and grounds staff were very happy to be of any assistance

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Emma H, Manager at Brand's Laira, responded to this review

We're so pleased you had a great time while visiting our cellar door. I hope you enjoyed your time and the wines in Coonawarra. More 

Feilding, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

An excellent friendly vineyard to visit with knowledgeable and helpful staff - and beautiful wine as well!

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Emma H, Manager at Brand's Laira, responded to this review

We're so pleased you enjoyed your time in Coonawarra as well as the wines! I trust you enjoyed the rest of your trip. We hope to see you again next time you visit. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

There's not much more you would want from a winery than what Brands Laira has too offer.Wines are top-notch, atmosphere is relaxing and plenty of history to go along as well (Make sure you have a peek at Eric's Shed - for the real wine enthusiasts). Staff were friendly and knowledgeable, But most of all very welcoming, nothing better than... More 

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Emma H, Manager at Brand's Laira, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, we agree, Eric's Shed is such a special place to visit. It seems that you had a great time while visiting Coonawarra. We look forward to seeing you again when you visit next. More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Great service, friendly atmosphere, and great wines. None would have been out of place in any cellar. A truly great tasting experience.

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