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Address: R301, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Phone Number: 021 867 0406
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Description: Lynx Wines - one of the smallest wine estates in Franschhoek, producing...
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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Do not miss this winery!

My boyfriend and I stopped into Lynx one evening after reading about it on TripAdvisor. The owner was expecting a large group but still took the time to do our tasting, chat with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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English first
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

My boyfriend and I stopped into Lynx one evening after reading about it on TripAdvisor. The owner was expecting a large group but still took the time to do our tasting, chat with us, and show us the cellar without making us feel rushed in any way. It was the first winery we have ever been to where we loved... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Dieter, the cellar master, is a font of wine making knowledge. He does full wine making tours, showing you the grape tubs, fermentation process and barrels. His wines are delicious and creative. He can do tours in English, German and Spanish. The winery is a few km outside of Franschhoek but well worth the detour.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Lynx Wines, having discovered it on trip advisor. My husband loved all the wines and Dieter even found a wine I liked (I generally don't drink wine). It was so interesting to meet the owner and he spent time explaining the history of the business and also the wine making process.... More 

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Minneapolis
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Lynx is not a wine farm that mass-produces wines in high volumes, instead each wine is made with care and you can taste that quality in each of the wines. Upon arrival we were greeted by the owner Dieter Sellmeyer and taken on our own private tour. (This was the only wine estate that we visited where we were able... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Thank you so much for the great personal experience, the good company and stunning wines you produce. Will definitely hear from us again.

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Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Lynx wine is an absolute must if you are in Franschhoek. The owner of the winery gives you a personal tasting and tour. He makes great wines! Even has a custom made wine.(Xanache- named after his daughters....once we heard this and after tasting we knew we had to buy this!) Please, even though it is not on the main road,... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We visited Lynx winery as I'd read good reviews on Trip Advisor. We wanted to visit a small winery after having visted the larger well known wineries and it was an great experience. One of the owners personally served us and talked through all the wines and answered some of our own questions we wanted to learn. The wine is... More 

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Chalfont St. Giles, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

A pleasant visit to one of the smaller vineyards in the area. We were greeted by the owner and winemaker, Dieter, who proceeded to tell us a bit about the history of Lynx (an interesting and impressive back story) and then took us, glasses in hand, on a short tour of the operation. Very pleasant visit and excellent tasting wines.... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

A little off the beaten track but well worth a visit! Although when we arrived the site was extremely busy with a big order they were trying to finish. There was no time for a tour but as an apology the gentlemen we met proceeded to then present us with a bottle of wine that had just been 'labelled'. They... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

When you're off to spend the day at wineries in Franschoek and Trip Advisor tells you that Lynx is the #1 activity in the area, you go in with pretty high expectations and it is all too easy to be disappointed. Guess what happened to us? Our rather high expectations were exceeded by the experience at Lynx. In every way!... More 

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