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Holden Manz Wine Estate

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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 3 weeks ago
ShirleyC2000
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Adelaide, Australia
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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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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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 .

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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

Thank kevinalderson
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

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

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

Reviewed 14 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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