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Holden Manz Wine Estate

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Great view

Nice garden tasting area - wines good. Beautiful view on nice setting. When other guests revved up... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Calgary, Canada
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Picnic lunch

Arrived at Holden Manz to collect our pre ordered picnic, we waited approx 10 minutes, once ready... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
Adelaide, Australia
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  • Average8%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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Green Valley Rd, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 2738
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 February 2017

As part of the wine tour, we went to Holden Manz. The place has good views. They also have a large green area with a water body near the restaurant for the kids to play. The tasting was good and the server was kind enough...More

1  Thank Maulin_Parekh
Thomas S, wine ambassador at Holden Manz Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2017

Good evening Maulin, I am glad that you enjoyed your trip to Holden Manz, we do try our best to cater for all, we look forward to hosting you again in the near future.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Take a look at the pics and that should act as a warning to stay away Meat dried up. Salad limp. Cake burnt Picnic basket given without plates and cutlery. Wine not cooled before selling. Staff and manager overstrained. Never had to give a rating...More

4  Thank Dietmar W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here as part of a wine tram tour. It was our last stop and to be honest didn’t match up to our other tastings. There were very few people there but staff were not particularly attentive and we felt very rushed doing the tastings....More

Thank antano2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were on the red line that departed at 10.30 and this was our first stop on the wine tram. On arrival we were given a glass of rose then where seated to choose our wine tasting. Great wines and service. There were only 4...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was really looking forward to our first stop on the wind tram,but we were so disappointed. There were too many people there,and the staff couldn't get around to give everyone their wine tasters, we were asked how many wines we wanted to taste, good the...More

Thank Sian W
Reviewed 8 October 2018

We stopped here as a group of eight people on the wine tour. Being a hot day we opted to sit inside where we were asked to sit on tall stools with wine barrels as tables which was not that comfortable. We were served a...More

Thank miniadventure
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

When we stepped in Holden Manz tastings room we were greeted by a warm and professional staff. The wines were very good, but the knowledgeable and hospitable wine expert made the experience note worthy. Thank you, Paul, for a great experience

Thank brgali
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Nice garden tasting area - wines good. Beautiful view on nice setting. When other guests revved up his drone I went and sat inside. Their fortified wine was very good.

Thank W4552WUkenm
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Went here as part of the wine tram tour, I am so glad we stopped here. Paul was helpful from the beginning, bringing out his lively personality every time we spoke to him. Unfortunately I was not drinking however my mother was. When bringing my...More

Thank KJR86
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Love te wine, friendly host, fantastic lunch, beatifull views over the valley. Something you must do when you are in Franschhoek.

Thank 232Harald
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Arrived at Holden Manz to collect our pre ordered picnic, we waited approx 10 minutes, once ready we walked down to the running stream picnic area and layed down our blanket, we was not disappointed at all the food was delicious, and the setting was...More

Thank ShirleyC2000
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

I am a white wine drinker so was surprised at the wonderful red wines produced by this estate ! I think Holden Manz may Just have succeeded in converting me to reds . The informative and knowledgeable tasting hosted by Mark also helped .

Thank tanyap810
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