The highly anticipated release of the 2018 James Halliday Wine Companion book has seen Brand’s Laira achieve some great results.
Brand’s Laira has been awarded 5 stars for ‘Best wineries of the region’ – and has had a consistent record of excellence for at least the past three years.
From our core range, the 2014 Blockers Cabernet Sauvignon has been awarded 94 points with James Halliday Wine Companion boasting [Brand's Laira 2014 Blockers Cabernet Sauvignon] ;
24+ year old vines, machine-harvested, a mix of open and roto-fermenters with cultured yeast, 7 days on skins, 85% postferment maceration for 5 weeks, matured for 19 months in 85% French and 15% American oak (35% new). The structure and texture reflect the steps in the vinification, with fine-grained tannins in a support role for the blackcurrant fruit, which was picked at the right time.
Learn more about our Blockers Cabernet Sauvignon.
Good Food Month is making its way around the country and following successful events in Canberra and Perth earlier this year, the much anticipated event landed in Brisbane.
Brisbane Good Food Month kicked off at the beginning of July with the Night Noodle Markets taking place from July 19th – 30th at the Cultural Food Court in Southbank.
It was the perfect location to unveil the much anticipated pop-up Cellar Door created to bring the best of Coonawarra to Brisbane’s wine and food lovers.
The opening night was hosted by Brand’s Laira Chief Winemaker Peter Weinberg. The space was the perfect place to soak up the atmosphere whilst sipping and savouring the flavours of Brand’s Laira alongside an exciting array of Asian cuisine and special entertainment.
The Brand’s Laira pop-up Cellar Door hosted Brisbane’s finest food and wine bloggers, writers, photographers and social influencers all excited to bask in the atmosphere and flavours of the Coonawarra.
Next Stop – Sydney.
We see the Sydney Night Noodle Markets hit Hyde Park from October 5-22nd.
In an exciting announcement for Brand’s Laira we are very proud to announce we are the official Wine Partner for Good Food Month for the next three years!
The partnership with Good Food Month is a wonderful opportunity for Brand’s Laira to bring ‘Coonawarra to the people’ as part of Australia’s largest and only truly national food and wine festival.
With over 1,000 events across five cities (Brisbane/Sydney/Melbourne/Perth/Canberra) annually, it’s an enticing program of food and drink events featuring Australia's best chefs, restaurants, wine experts and food producers.
The first of this amazing series was held at the Brisbane Night Noodle Markets in July at the Cultural Food Court in Southbank.
This was the first time the Brand’s Laira pop-up Cellar Door was unveiled. It truly was bringing ‘Coonawarra to the people’.
We look forward to seeing you at the many Brand’s Laira & Good Food Month Events. Stay tuned for more exciting Good Food Month announcements and events.
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