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Lynx Wines

R301, Wemmershoek, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 867 0406
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Small winery run with passion and making very good wines

A glass of Lynx Xanache at dinner and some prior research of small independent wineries brought us... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
NoosaDreamer
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Oxford, UK
Pleasant and personal

There are many nice wine estates to choose from in the Franschhoek area. After a visit to a couple... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2017
Janos-79
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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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“the owner” (69 reviews)
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“small winery” (25 reviews)
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R301, Wemmershoek, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

A glass of Lynx Xanache at dinner and some prior research of small independent wineries brought us to Lynx. The greeting in the testing room was warm, the guy in charge clearly knowledgeable and happy to share his love of Lynx wines. We were lucky...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

There are many nice wine estates to choose from in the Franschhoek area. After a visit to a couple of the big ones, we went to Lynx, a small estate run by a very nice and knowledgable man who welcomed us even after opening hours....More

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Reviewed 16 January 2017

The Lynx Cabernet Sauvignon has been my firm favorite red wine for the past few years. It is a rich, full-bodied wine that just tastes wonderful. For a lunchtime refresher the Lynx Blanc de Noir takes a lot of beating. It is refreshingly light and...More

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FranschhoekCaracal, Cellarmaster at Lynx Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed the wines and the Lynx experience and we hope to be able to welcome you back real soon.

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Reviewed 21 December 2016

We live in the Boland so good wine farms are certainly not strange to us but Lynx is definitely worth the effort of going slightly off the normal route. Their wine tasting is very good and - if you can get it before it is...More

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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Reviewed 12 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

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Reviewed 2 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

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Jenny H
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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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