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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%
  • Poor0%
  • 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 6 December 2012

I have been on a few wine-making tours around vineyards and normaly switch off after two minutes and can't remember what I've been told. Not this place, fascinating and attention grabbing tour by a very laid back owner. I'm not a wine expert but all...More

Thank Ian P
Reviewed 1 December 2012

Got this place recommended by a friend. He said just go there. Very small, but oh so good. We thought we could visit 4 wineries that day. We only did two. We spent almost 2 hours at Lynx. The assistent winemaker was behind the bar....More

Thank Utzi97
Reviewed 19 November 2012

We had no idea when we wondered into Lynx for yet another tasting that we would have the amazing experience that we had. Helgard immediately asked whether we wanted a tour and proceeded to give us the most amazing insight into the wine-making process that...More

Thank RafLondon
Reviewed 10 November 2012 via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed this winery. Helgard was very informative and you can tell he is extremely passionate about making wine. He gave us a cellar tour which was very interesting, as they have a rather small operation and they have some differences...More

Thank marimily1
Reviewed 4 November 2012

Had a wonderful afternoon at Lynx with Dieter (wine maker) who shared some wonderful wines..... got to be the best Shiraz in Franschoek. Made our day, enjoyed the informal tour, the wonderful company and the excellent wines. Will continue to buy these wines now we...More

Thank englishgalinusa
Reviewed 4 November 2012

Innovation in winemaking makes this a star attraction. Danelle as guide and Lynx' superb wines made the tour fantastic.

Thank Cyndy N
Reviewed 30 October 2012

Wine making at it's best - done by passionate wine makers with a superb product. We really enjoyed our visit

Thank Mat_C220
Reviewed 27 October 2012

Visited the winery in October and tasted a varity of wondeful wines full of expression, We meet Dieter Zellmeyer and his wine maker and got a very good picture of Lynx. Veru impressive wines with great future! Anne and Jan Magnusson, Sweden

Thank JanMagnusson99
Reviewed 19 October 2012

we spent close to an hour tasting and visiting with the owner (hope his dog is okay), great wine and great day

Thank QuesnelTraveller
Reviewed 15 October 2012

Thank you Dieter for showing us round your vineyard. We loved your wines and the story about how you ended up in Franschoek making some of the best wine we have ever tested. We were sad to leave SA but extremely excited when we received...More

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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