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Unique little boutique wine estate. The owner and wine maker are hands on with the guests... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Great wines, outstanding service

We preferred visiting smaller vineyards during our time in Franschhoek and Lynx was one of the... read more

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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
R301, Wemmershoek, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 867 0406
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unique little boutique wine estate. The owner and wine maker are hands on with the guests discussing the process of their wines. I highly recommend this wine estate. On the R310 just past the Wemmershoek dam

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We preferred visiting smaller vineyards during our time in Franschhoek and Lynx was one of the best. The wines are well done, but equally outstanding was the personal attention provided by the staff. Detailed descriptions of each wine, how it was made, and an openness...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

I had done a rather complex (aka obsessive) analysis utilizing Trip Advisor and multiple guide books before coming to this region, and Lynx was one of my top choices to visit. It’s just outside Franschhoek (ie about a 10 minute drive outside of the center...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank LNamovic
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We went there when it was about to close , but they received us anyway and we had a nice time ! Great wines ! Loved it

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Louise M
Reviewed 18 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

Date of experience: March 2018
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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

Date of experience: January 2018
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!

Date of experience: January 2018
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

Date of experience: January 2018
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

Date of experience: December 2017
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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