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Brand's Laira

Address: 14860 Riddoch Highway, Coonawarra, South Australia 5263, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 8736 3260
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Ranked #2 of 13 things to do in Coonawarra
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Owner description: The Brand’s Laira vineyards are situated in the heart of the legendary ‘Terra Rossa’ region of...
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Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Owner description: 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 Peer into Eric Brand’s shed where Brand’s Laira wines were originally made for a glimpse of yesteryear.

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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 attraction reviews
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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 

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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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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I thoroughly enjoyed visiting Brands. Wine tasting was very good, and there were plenty of staff on to accommodate the Easter rush. We were lucky enough to have a peek in the old cellar. there are some real gems lying here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The wine tasting was lovely, lots to try and some lovely wines. The service was amazing, the lady was very friendly, even let us into the vintage cellar and took our pic, a nice bit of history. Can recommend the visit!! We really enjoyed our experience at Brands Laird

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Melbourne - Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Coonawarra is such an accessible wine area, all wineries are within a very short drive of each other. Brands Laira is a beautiful winery, beautiful tasting area with a viewing room of the old cellar. The staff are very welcoming, friendly and informative and offered the range for tasting. Coonawarra is great for their reds, however not as big and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Brand's Laira winery has a special feeling that you can nearly taste. Needless to say we really enjoyed the experience: a charming and knowledgeable host, great wines for tasting and history and character oozing from every corner. A high point was a visit to the cobwebbed old cellar at the end of our visit. Not to be missed.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

The old cellar is spectacular, and so are the staff and the wines. Instantly attached to the Chardonnay ( big surprise for a red wine person) and the Tall Ships Shiraz, so joining the member's club was a given........and you get discounts for a mixed six pack which is freighted home for $10. PS: the Tall Ships Shiraz is only... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

A great time had trying Brands range of wines and we were lucky enough that a bottle of their flagship one seven one Cabernet was open and on offer to taste. I really appreciate when wineries make their better or more expensive wines available to taste as it gives a great indication of what their premium wines taste like.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

A very welcoming atmosphere at the cellar door, the staff were lovely and very informative. Beautiful wines and beautiful people. Definitely recommend a visit for all wine lovers. Thanks Brands!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

Had been to many wineries on the day including nearby wynnes coonawarra, all great but the big stand out was the Brands Laira,sitting in the old celler and tasting the quality of what coonawarra has to offer was a great experience,friendly welcoming staff a true delight! Stentiford's selections are a must! Thanks Brands Laira!

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