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Maison Estate

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Address: R45, Franschhoek, South Africa
Phone Number: 021 876 2116
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Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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$116*
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Private Food and Wine Tour in Franschhoek
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Private Foodie Tour in Franschhoek from Cape Town

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We visited here as part on the Wine Tram route. Next to last on the Yellow route, and we might easily have not visited it. Far and away the best visit on that tour, and including... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here as part on the Wine Tram route. Next to last on the Yellow route, and we might easily have not visited it. Far and away the best visit on that tour, and including the other wineries that we visited during our stay in SA. The pairings menu was large and generous (in comparison to the other wineries... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Although they might not have the view of some of the other wine estates in the area, they make up for it with an incredible range of brilliant wines. The wines are paired incredibly well with all sorts; from dark chocolate truffles to home made biltong. Ask for Dawid when you go for a visit 😃 Just love this place

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Thank ruanswi
ChrisWeylandt, Owner at Maison Estate, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you for your review. Please check back with us again soon and join us for lunch. Our menu changes often and we boast with an award-winning, creative chef - Arno Janse van Rensbug. We also have a deli with gourmet bites - ranging from freshly baked bread, to homemade charcuterie and chutneys. We look forward to welcoming... More 

Vienna, Austria
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129 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

Third and last stop on our winery tour. Location is very nice but service was poor and not friendly. Would not go there again.

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Thank KlausM_Vienna
ChrisWeylandt, Owner at Maison Estate, responded to this review

Good day Klaus, We're sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your visit to Maison Estate. We pride ourselves on excellent, friendly service. If this was not the case, we apologise profusely. Kind regards The Maison Team More 

Pool, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

Visited today as part of our wine tour with La Rochelle Wow is the only word to describe as you entered We tried several wines white and red with appetisers to match Would certainly revisit when next in Franschhoek Amazing

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Thank suzyk423
ChrisWeylandt, Owner at Maison Estate, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you so much for your glowing review of Maison Estate. We will be sure to pass your compliments onto our team! We hope to see you again soon! Kind regards The Maison Team More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

In terms of interior design Maison Estate is really stylish. I simply loved the style! We were lucky to grab to seats in the lounge area where we had a nice wine tasting (food and wine) which we really enjoyed. Since we were still a little hungry after the tasting we ordered a cheese platter which had 3 or 4... More 

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Thank stefanietina
ChrisWeylandt, Owner at Maison Estate, responded to this review

Good day Stefanietina, Thank you so much for your review of Maison Estate! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your wine tasting experience. When you call again, why not book a table at The Kitchen, our restaurant? Looking forward to your next visit! Kind regards The Maison Team More 

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23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

Went for a wine tasting. They pair the wine with food. It was beautiful and felt homey. My favorite was the pink wine! It was amazing!

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Thank Izabela J
ChrisWeylandt, Owner at Maison Estate, responded to this review

Good day Izabela, Thank you for your review of Maison Estate. The gorgeous pink wine you're referring to is one of our all-time favourites, the Blanc de Noir. We love pairing it with soft cheese and shellfish, such as prawns and scallops, but we encourage you to experiment with the flavours and find your favourite pairing. Let us know how... More 

London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

We stopped at Maison Estate as part of the Red Route of the wine tram tour and we were truly stunned by it's beauty and location. This was one of three estates where we chose to have a wine tasting and what we got far surpassed the others both in terms of the wines and the service. Our sommelier was... More 

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Thank Tiny60
ChrisWeylandt, Owner at Maison Estate, responded to this review

Good day Tiny60, Thank you for your glowing review of Maison Estate and the many compliments you've paid us. We pride ourselves on delivering excellent service and ensuring that visitors leave with an unforgettable experience every time. Please join us for lunch next time. Our head chef, Arno, will without a doubt conjure up an incredible meal which will be... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

This is smaller than most and oh so elegant. The design is stunning and wines beautiful. Try the Straw Wine and you will never finish a meal without again. We loved this place. We shared just one tasting only because all vineyards were so good. This changed my perception on Chenin as previously didn't entertain it. Wine / food matching... More 

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ChrisWeylandt, Owner at Maison Estate, responded to this review

Good day Jimmisashimi Thank you so much for taking the time to review Maison Estate. We are always so pleased to hear when visitors thoroughly enjoyed their time at the farm. Our winemaker, Antwan, is extremely passionate about creating wines that delight and will be thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the Chenin and Straw wine. Please join us again... More 

White Rock, Canada
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205 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

This was our fist stop on our wine tram tour. You know what they say, "first impressions are lasting impressions" well the staff at Maison did a fantastic job of setting our expectations for the rest of the day! what an amazing experience, from the location and views, to the helpful staff and fantastic wine, coupled with paring selections (premium... More 

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tasmin_winfield, Owner at Maison Estate, responded to this review

Hi Good Time Ahead, Thank you for your great review. We are so pleased to hear that we made such a wonderful impression on you and that you had such a fantastic time. We look forward to you visiting us again to experience The Kitchen, we promise that you won't be disappointed. Kind regards, The Maison Team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

We spotted the front and thought it looked pretty 'cool' and just drove in to have a look. Modern interior with some quirky furnishings (in a good way) with a beautiful lawn overlooking the vines. It's small but rather lovely. We only had a cuppa and sat in the 2 person hammock/swing on the lawn (photo attached). Idyllic spot. Levi... More 

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Thank Sandy C
tasmin_winfield, Owner at Maison Estate, responded to this review

Hi Sandy C, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are thrilled to hear that you had such a lovely experience at Maison. We look forward to seeing you again, next time try our Wine tasting or a delicious lunch at The Kitchen. Kind regards, The Maison Team More 

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