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Address: 14860 Riddoch Highway, Coonawarra, South Australia 5263, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 8736 3260
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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 Peer into Eric Brand’s shed where Brand’s Laira wines were originally made for a glimpse of yesteryear.

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A must visit!

The setting of this cellar door is unmatched in regards to character - and you'll have to stop in to see what I mean! The old cellar of the original wine maker is set, like a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The setting of this cellar door is unmatched in regards to character - and you'll have to stop in to see what I mean! The old cellar of the original wine maker is set, like a jewel, in the centre of the tasting room. We were lucky enough to be allowed to have a walk through the cellar, perusing the... More 

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1 Thank LydiaTravelling
Melbourne, Australia
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

The wines will keep you here and the staff will ensure you don't want to leave. A wonderful hour enjoying the lovely wines and hearing about the history of the winery and general information about the district - even the local football team. The old cellar is a great reminder of the history of this winery and a contrast o... More 

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Thank Couta
Sam F, Manager at Brand's Laira, responded to this review

Thank you Couta we look forward to you visiting again the next time you are in the Coonawarra. Speaking of the local footy team we had Matthew Lloyd put on the footy boots for Penola last weekend! Kicked 14 goals! More 

New South Wales, Australia
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90 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Tasted some good cellar door specials here. Excellent Cabernet and Shiraz - pleasant tasting environment - always reliable wines

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Thank Eliza2B
Sam F, Manager at Brand's Laira, responded to this review

Hi Eliza Thank you for your post. It is great to have cellar door ONLY wines that reward the visitors to the area for travelling to Coonawarra. Where you can only get these wines if you visit the cellar door. Please drop in again next time you are in the Coonawarra! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

The wine is good but some of their wines can be bought at Dan Murphys. That said a great atmosphere to taste their wines

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Thank donnaandrob
Sam F, Manager at Brand's Laira, responded to this review

Hi Donna Thank you for visiting Brand's cellar door and enjoying your tasting in our beautiful surrounds we look forward to your next visit to Coonawarra. Warm regards Sam More 

Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

We met Amy and Paul at Taste Australia in Adelaide. My husband lived in South Australia and Paul shared his knowledge of the area and knowledge of the wine area with Roy at the show. When we got to Penola we visited the vineyard and the service was amazing when we arrived. Amy had mentioned we maybe visiting and the... More 

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Thank Lorraine W
Sam F, Manager at Brand's Laira, responded to this review

Hi Lorraine So pleased to hear you enjoyed your time at both Tasting Australia and your visit to Coonawarra, Brand's Laira cellar door. By all accounts I believe Amy and Paul enjoyed your company and sharing their knowledge with you as much as you did. Enjoy your wines and we look foward to welcoming you back to Brand's on your... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Having read all the reviews about Brand's Laira I was really looking forward to visiting this winery. The setting of the cellar door was one of the nicest in the Coonawarra. It wasn't necessarily a busy day yet our host was flustered, abrupt at times and lacked knowledge of the wines. The wine itself was slightly above average but nothing... More 

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Sam F, Manager at Brand's Laira, responded to this review

Dear Visvang Thank you for the feedback on your recent visit to our cellar door, it is extremely valuable to us. As we pride ourselves on offering a first class, personalised experience to all of our visitors, we are disappointed to hear that on this occassion we did not meet expectations. We would be interested in discussing this further so... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

One of eight wineries we visited, Brands was outstanding because of the personalised service and absolute interest in our wine preferences and needs. Terrific range of high quality wines, presented with great knowledge and real enthusiasm by our young female wine taster. Thanks for a great experience...much more than a wine tasting.

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Thank jandghubbard
Sam F, Manager at Brand's Laira, responded to this review

Dear Jan Thank you for such a terrific review of our cellar door, we aim to provide the best service possible to match the quality of wines we have the pleasure in showing our customers. We look forward to you visting Brand's when you are next in area. Warm regards Sam More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

Excellent experience and customer service from Tash! She was very helpful with information in the area as this was our first stop! Fantastic old cellar with some history to look at and of course beautiful wines! Definitely a must stop in Coonawarra!

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1 Thank Daniella M
Sam F, Manager at Brand's Laira, responded to this review

Hi Daniella Thank you so pleasing to hear Tash looked after you so well! We welocme you back on your next visit to Coonawarra! Best Sam More 

Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

We visited Brands Laira in the middle of winter, as part of an 80th birthday celebration (June 2015). We were given a very warm welcome, enjoyed the wines very much and went back to buy some more a day later! Highly recommended.

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Thank Gillian C
Sam F, Manager at Brand's Laira, responded to this review

Hi Gillian Well it is the middle of winter again balmy 6 degrees here today PERFECT weather for enjoying a Brand's Laira Coonawarra RED, hope you still have some in your cellar! Thanks for the great review! Cheers Sam More 

Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

We visited five cellar doors in the area and Brand's Laira was a standout. The wines were exceptional, the staff helpful and knowledgeable, and we even got a look in the 'old cellar'!

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Thank BrydieAnne
Sam F, Manager at Brand's Laira, responded to this review

Hi Brydie Thanks for your review! Great to know we are providing a great experience for the visitors to Coonawarra! Hope to see you again soon! Warm regards Sam More 

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