We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Least favourite on red route

This was part of the red route and our least favourite. We chose 5 wines from the ‘lifestyle’ list... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
ddikelly
,
Alderley edge
via mobile
Nice but old and a bit tired

This was the last stop on our tour of vineyards and it was our least favourite. The staff were... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2018
Jellybean29923
,
Glasgow, Scotland
Read all 123 reviews
44
All photos (44)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good21%
  • Average21%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible9%
Travelers talk about
“tasting room”(7 reviews)
“tasting area”(4 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
17°
Sep
20°
10°
Oct
21°
12°
Nov
Contact
45 Off R, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 2494
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Franschhoek
from US$71.50
More Info
from US$100.20
More Info
from US$84.80
More Info
Reviews (123)
Filter reviews
107 results
Traveler rating
34
20
24
20
9
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
34
20
24
20
9
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsreserve tastingtasting roomtasting areagreat wine tastingdenisebenchesspringbokchardonnayafrica
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 107 reviews
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

This was our first winery to visit in the area and frankly it was appalling. The staff clearly did not want us there even though I made it clear I had an intention to buy some wines. The person ‘attending’ us basically read through a...More

2  Thank Justin S
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

This was part of the red route and our least favourite. We chose 5 wines from the ‘lifestyle’ list but as neither of us liked any of them decided to try the more expensive ‘reserve’ tasting but we found those very sharp too. Don’t understand...More

1  Thank ddikelly
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Super wine yard and great wines. Really enjoyed our visit and wonderful views of the mountains. Food was good.

Thank philipbarnes2
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Great wine tasting at Chamonix. The wines were tasted were excellent and top quality. The lady, Denise was excellent and knowledgeable. Thoroughly recommended tasting. Make sure you taste and buy a bottle of the 2009 chardonnay!

Thank keithamara
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Reading reviews for this gem would make you think twice about going. The reason for going was to taste wine and wow, what wine. We were served by Denise, another gem and we cannot fault any element of the visit. One of our group did...More

Thank Jonofromcas
Reviewed 30 January 2018

This was the last stop on our tour of vineyards and it was our least favourite. The staff were lovely and the wines were also, but the area were you did the tasting was just a bit run down as was the interior - it...More

Thank Jellybean29923
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Visited as part of the red wine tram route and the waitress was appallingly rude from the outset. To begin with, there was no explanation as to what the tasting entailed and once we had the waitresses attention there was minimal explanation about the winery...More

3  Thank BelfastLG
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Staff were informative, helpful and friendly, the tasting was for 5 wines, we shared, there was a great selection, we chose the reserve selection, great wines, very enjoyable.

Thank worldtravellers97
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Well, who’s the star? Well, Joyce was a brilliant wine guide, but the wines shine equally for themselves. Compared to some of the other more commercial wineries Chamonix looks a bit old school but punches in a league light years above the competition. We’ve been...More

1  Thank whiterabbitjb
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Great wine, fantastic service. We had a great waitress, who helped us have a fun and informed experience - we laughed at every pouring. This winery is all about the great wines, but with a great waitress also it was made all the more memorable....More

Thank JKlondon09
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 13 hotels in Franschhoek
La Residence
332 reviews
.48 km away
Protea Hotel by Marriott Franschhoek
66 reviews
1.28 km away
The Last Word Franschhoek
565 reviews
1.41 km away
Akademie Street Boutique Hotel
1,289 reviews
1.48 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 100 restaurants in Franschhoek
Le Bon Vivant
1,637 reviews
1.40 km away
Roca Restaurant
1,130 reviews
.32 km away
The French Connection
1,673 reviews
1.44 km away
Allora
1,015 reviews
1.46 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 88 attractions in Franschhoek
Franschhoek Pass
889 reviews
1.43 km away
Franschhoek Wine Tram
2,192 reviews
1.48 km away
Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve
120 reviews
1.32 km away
Dieu Donne Vineyards & Views
246 reviews
.33 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Chamonix staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines