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Views spectacular, perfect sun trap. One side live music, one side is chilled! The wine portions... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
Louise M
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New Brighton, United Kingdom
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We were very privileged that our tour guide knew about this place. It was so much fun to have a... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
WareBear4244
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Ware, United Kingdom
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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...more
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R301, Wemmershoek, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Views spectacular, perfect sun trap. One side live music, one side is chilled! The wine portions are huge & so affordable wanted to stay all day

Thank Louise M
Reviewed 19 March 2018

We were very privileged that our tour guide knew about this place. It was so much fun to have a private tour of the cellar and where/how they make their wine. Whilst the vineyard is very small it didn't take anything away from the place....More

Thank WareBear4244
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Just a few kilometers off the main road into Franschhoek, we really enjoyed our wine tasting. Helgard presented the wines he made in a very unpretentious manner. We tasted about 6 wines, all of which were interesting. The Xanache really caught my eye and twisted...More

Thank TAJagain
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

As with most wineries in this district the views are to die for. What is so special about Lynx is the wines are all superb and their Rosé is to die for!

Thank Mazzeratti-51
Reviewed 16 January 2018

A small-scale winery that feels off the beaten track. Staff was very welcoming and offered us a tour of the cellar and a very informal tasting. It's a relatively modest space, but still with a lovely porch and views out to the vines and mountains....More

Thank Clairek K
Reviewed 8 December 2017

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
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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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