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Lynx Wines

R301, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
021 867 0406
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Ranked #1 of 33 activities in Franschhoek
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Wineries
Owner description: Lynx Wines - one of the smallest wine estates in Franschhoek, producing expressive wines that reflect the passion of the winemaker and his small,... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

As no cost the winemaker gave us a full tour of their wine making facility, and explained the whole process at length, and ended up giving us a taste straight out of the tank. We proceeded to taste fantastic wines. The winemaker, with his stories and love for the wine and the wine making process is what made this stop... More

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We have stocked Lynx Wines now for 3 years in the UK. The quality of these wines are amazing and this year they have been recognised as having one of the best wines in the Franschhoek area by Decanter Magazine - see the article in February's Magazine. We have just returned from our 2014 wine buying trip seeing both Deiter... More

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Alloa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We made a point of visiting Lynx as it is one of the smallest winery's in the Franschhoek area. Fortunately we were the only 4 folks onsite the morning that we went and had a great session with the assistant wine maker. He was happy to take us right through the whole process letting us see his guys pulp the... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

As always, tasting was done by the winemaker. So nice to get the experts to show you their own wines and they are brilliant wines

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Wonderful wines & always a great experience. We have been back to Lynx many a time and it's always been different, always enjoyably!

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We wanted a small intimate Winery to taste wines. We got a personal one to one service. Our Hotel called at 1pm asking for a tour and the owner was so helpful. We learnt so much about wines , flavours and and smells to look out for (not petrol!!!! remember us????)

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

This was the first stop on our wine-tasting trip to Franschhoek and by far our favorite winery of the day. Although the tasting room wasn't super fancy, both the wines and the conversation were fantastic! We arrived fairly early in the day and were the only visitors at the time. I forget the name of the gentleman who poured our... More

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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
10 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Our stay in Fransschoek coincided with Lynx's Christmas closure. Having read so many good things about this winery we were disappointed it seemed we would not have the opportunity to try for ourselves. On the morning of our departure we decided to have one last try and sure enough Lynx was open. Despite having a full house for tasting Dieter... More

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London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
6 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

What a great wine estate! We were given a wonderful tour of the wine making process by Dieter. He explained how he'd moved from Engineering to Wine Making and how he'd come up with such delicious wines..... We all left with cases of wine on order!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Had a wonderful tasting. Great wines. Awesome people. Really great to have the winemaker explain the wines. Look forward to our next visit.

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