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Holden Manz Wine Estate

Green Valley Rd, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 2738
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Great experience in a wonderful setting

My wife and I visited from the Tram and were greeted by a marvelous trainee sommelier called Paul... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
kevinalderson
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Boston Spa, United Kingdom
This is a real TOURIST TRAP - not for South Africans - far out of our range in prices.

Bus loads of tourists all doing wine tasting. We went straight to the table and ordered before the... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
lens994
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Cape Town, South Africa
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Green Valley Rd, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

My wife and I visited from the Tram and were greeted by a marvelous trainee sommelier called Paul. Clearly very happy in his work he looked after us really well explaining much about the wine and his studies, all very interesting. This was capped off...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Bus loads of tourists all doing wine tasting. We went straight to the table and ordered before the hordes of people. The food came quite quickly - real Cuisine Nouvel where the decorations are plentiful and exquisite but the food is miniature. LUNCH was very...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2018

We had been to a lot of wine farms during our stay In Franschhoek and I’m afraid this was proabably the worst. The seating area inside wasn’t great, looked like outdoor seating brought inside. We only had 1 glass to taste 6 wines, no clean...More

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HM-Tastingroom, Manager at Holden Manz Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2018

Good Day, Thank you for the review above. I am very sorry that you did not have the experience at Holden Manz Wine Estate that all our other guests have. We always strive to achieve excellent customer satisfaction and have a great team that works...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2018

To begin with, the wine selection for the tasting was fixed, unlike other wineries where you could pick a few from the range. Then, you only had one glass for all wines, and no rinsing whatsoever and no spittoon either, until you asked for one....More

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HM-Tastingroom, Manager at Holden Manz Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2018

Good Day, We are very surprised to receive this review. Please be so kind as to email us directly on huipie@holdenmanz.com with the details of your visit and a description of who served you so we can better understand what happened as this is not...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2018

We made a booking for 40 people as part of our wine tram tour and were so happy we chose Holden Manz. The setting, food, wine and service were excellent! The food came out quickly and efficiently and the wine tasting to match was great....More

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Cobi_Bosch, Manager at Holden Manz Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

Good Day, Thank you for your lovely review and feedback. We are very happy to hear you and your guests enjoyed your time here at Holden Manz. We look forward to your next visit. Warm Regards Huipie Laubscher

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

We did the green line tram route, leaving at 11.15am. We booked our picnic at Holden Manz for 2.30 so managed two vineyard visits prior and one after our two hour stop at Holden Manz. The picnic was lovely and included a bottle of rose...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Arrived here at 10 a.m really just looking to have a coffee to kill some time. The wine tram was not due for another hour so we had the place to ourselves......and what a place. It’s a bit off the beaten track but the view...More

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HM-Tastingroom, Manager at Holden Manz Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

Good Day, Thank you for your lovely review! We are so glad your time here at Holden Manz was fantastic and that you enjoyed the wine tasting with Paul, the tasting room ambassador. If you want to order our wines you are welcome to mail...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

The wine tram stops here (or bus rather). Seemed like a pleasant place to try the wines. Lovely setting - so green and relaxed. We had a premium wine tasting as well felt there would be better wines. Some good ones - we ended up...More

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HM-Tastingroom, Manager at Holden Manz Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

Good Day, Thank you for you review and feedback. I am glad you enjoyed your visit and tasting here at Holden Manz. If you would like to order more from the Good Sport (Port) you can mail us at tastingroom@holdenmanz.com We look forward to your...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Decided to have our lunch at Holden Manz wine estate on our Blue Line wine tram - delicious platter with stunning views. Preferred the red wines here rather than the whites. Platter served quickly & the one hour was sufficient to enjoy the platter &...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped at Holden Manz as part of the blue line wine route and picked up our pre-ordered picnic. Was a beautiful day so headed to the picnic area, like a previous reviewer, as soon as we unwrapped the food several wasps arrived, I know it’s...More

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