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Lynx Wines

R301, Wemmershoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 867 0406
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Nice small winery not on the touristy tram route

Searching for small out of the way wineries we found Lynx. Very unpretentious, we got a very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
pender island
Beautiful location, fantastic wines & service to match!!

Foremost, Lynx wines are excellent. Lovely blends and a number of varietals. The tasting experience... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Franschhoek, South Africa
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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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  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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R301, Wemmershoek 7690, South Africa

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Searching for small out of the way wineries we found Lynx. Very unpretentious, we got a very informative and interesting wine tasting in a small intimate setting. Very rustic. We also were offered an impromptue tour which was also very interesting. And I cannot forget...More

Thank Bucketlistmania
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Foremost, Lynx wines are excellent. Lovely blends and a number of varietals. The tasting experience in itself is engaging and informative. We were hosted by Jason who, besides being really pleasant with a good sense of humour, has a depth of knowledge about Lynx wines....More

Thank RoubaixTravellers
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Lynx was our first stop for our day trip to Fraschhoek and we picked it based on reviews. In August, there was hardly anybody there, so very quiet and perfect for enjoying the calm and the beauty of the surrounding area. We tasted a few...More

Thank Jean P
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We did a wine tasting with a cellar tour. The owner, Dieter did this himself. It was very interesting and all the wines were very good. Lynx is not one of those big commercial farms. This makes it rather unique and you can be sure...More

Thank kkromker
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

While this winery is not on the main road you should go. It's on the road to Mandela's last prison. Dieter, who is the owner and wine maker, is delightful. We are in the winery business and he was very interesting to talk with. You...More

Thank Nancy L
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We truly enjoyed Lynx winery. It is a small winery off the beaten path and very much worth a visit. Jason was knowledgeable, personable and highly interactive. The wines were smooth, impressive and stood out over other wineries in the area.

Thank Shane R
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Lynx wines is a great place to sit back and enjoy a delicious glass or bottle of wine. With beautiful views and great staff this really is a place relax and let your worries drift away. Go for a tasting and then have a glass...More

1  Thank HooverFlorida
Reviewed 19 June 2017

A little late for a review but just had a bottle of their wine and was reminded of our stay there. This was my family's favorite winery when spending a few days in wine country. I remember the winery feeling small but very accommodating and...More

1  Thank mytravels84
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Found this little goldmine whilst driving to Franschoek and we decided to pop in on our way home. I am so glad we did as it is an amazing little spot. The wines are magnificent and when the owner/wine maker is the server, you know...More

1  Thank Brent M
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Four of us turned up to have a look around and sample some wines. We found the staff to be inviting and polite and the little tour they gave us was very interesting. Bought some nice wine as well! Oh, and we happened to meet...More

Thank sophielouiseemily
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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