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Lynx Wines

R301, Franschhoek 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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  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
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  • Terrible1%
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“small winery” (22 reviews)
“wine making” (37 reviews)
“the owner” (67 reviews)
R301, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 867 0406
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 24 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
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Really good wine - I have ordered several cases. Dieter, the owner, talked us through the history of the place under his management and took us round. We tasted 7 - 8 wines, all very good indeed. Very relaxing as only small and so few...More

Thank travelledLondon6
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Just a spectacular place to visit for a tasting. The wine is world class and the service is even better. It's clear that the people serving you the wine have drank it themselves and they speak from a place of knowledge and deep appreciation. Lynx...More

Thank nickkilstein
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We did a tasting with Jason and loved the experience! Wine was excellent, especially the Shiraz and dessert wine!

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

By chance our family popped in for a quick visit and tasting (we spent the night next door at St.Croix) What a pleasant surprise! Helgard was not only happy to show us how he produces his wines , he gave us a taste of their...More

Thank JohannSouthAfrica
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This wine cellar is small but they produce very good wines. The gentlemen that assisted us in the tasting has an excellent knowledge of their wine & wine making in general. They will be on our to do list for a repeat visit.

Thank Rascis
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Wonderful experience at small boutique winery, Lynx Wines. The winery is quiet and you have a chance to take in the gorgeous view of the Klein Drakenstein mountains. The larger winery experience sometimes feels like we're being moved through like cattle. Lynx really feels different....More

Thank Olivia R
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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