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Lynx Wines

R301, Wemmershoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 867 0406
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Lynx Wines - one of the smallest wine estates in Franschhoek, producing expressive wines that reflect the passion of the winemaker and his small, dedicated team. We pride ourselves in our friendly, personal and informative cellar tours – not to mention our numerous award winning wines. Wine tastings in German and Spanish by appointment.
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R301, Wemmershoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 867 0406

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Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Cracking wine cellar experience at Lynx. 5 delicious wines to taste, 1 rose, 1 white 2 reds and a dessert wine. Our favourite was the Viognier. The cellar tour after the tasting was really informative as well. If your looking for a relaxed intimate vineyard...More

Thank Liam K
FranschhoekCaracal, Cellarmaster at Lynx Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2016

Thanks for choosing to come to Lynx Wines. I'm glad you enjoyed all the wines. Hope to see you back here one day. Regards, Dieter

Reviewed 27 November 2016

We visited Lynx during an "off the beaten track" wine tour and we are so pleased that we did! No gift shop, no restaurant, no art gallery just a small producer of exceptional wines at incredible prices. Our tasting and tour was given by a...More

Thank debbielovestotravel
FranschhoekCaracal, Cellarmaster at Lynx Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2016

We certainly are 'off the beaten track' and we believe that's part of the charm. I'm glad you enjoyed the all wines as well as the cellar tour! Do visit us again when in the area. Regards, Dieter

Reviewed 19 November 2016

Lynx is very small so we were the only people having a tasting. The wines are very good, the service good and the views really nice. Good place to put in your itinerary.

Thank keithamara
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Small winery with good quality wines. Tasting preceded by tour in the winery with enthusiastic and knowledgeable explanation of the wine making process. Tasting itself was simple, but good with again enthusiastic and professional comments from the local worker. The winery doesn't have the grandeur...More

Thank Richard O
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We had a great time visiting this vineyards. Such a shame its not on the wine tram route, a lot of people probably miss out because of this. The personal attention was great, they made us feel very welcome, never rushed. And best part was...More

Thank Salwa A
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We are not fans of the huge estate tours and so decided to visit the Lynx winery just outside Franschhoek. It is very low key, but has a good range of wines. We tasted 5 wines - 2 white 3 red, plus a very appealing...More

Thank LateGappers
Reviewed 30 September 2016

The Lynx brand may not be as well known as some of the bigger names in the area, but don’t let that fool you. The winery is small and hands-on and we received a detailed tour of every step of the wine making process with...More

Thank Mike E
FranschhoekCaracal, Cellarmaster at Lynx Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2016

Thanks for your review! I'm so glad you the cellar tour and the tasting - we pride ourselves in explaining the winemaking process step-by-step, and our hands-on cellar is ideal for that. Glad you enjoyed the wines too!

Reviewed 29 September 2016

We visited Lynx on recommendation of the hostess at our guest house as a unique, small family winery and were not disappointed. There are gorgeous views surrounding Lynx, as well as great wine to top things off. Because it is a small winery, we received...More

Thank LW1214
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I have been familiar with Lynx beautiful Blanc de Noir for a few years and Helgard gets it even more delicious each year. At last we made a visit and were so impressed. Helgard is so informative about his passion of making beautiful wines. We...More

Thank Toni1611
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Did a tasting here yesterday and wasn't blown away by their wines. They only have 5 wines open on any given day so you cannot taste all their wines. Understandably so because it's a small estate and do not get that many visitors. The wine...More

Thank hassan_1800
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Jenny H
31 May 2015|
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Response from FranschhoekCaracal | Property representative |
Hello Jenny Thank you for your enquiry. We’d love to be able to host you but I regret we are unable to offer a meal. LYNX is a small winery and we don’t have catering facilities and we would also be unable to seat 24... More

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