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Excellent wines, friendly staff

I visited Lynx for the first time in Feb, whilst they were at the end of their harvest, great to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
WILLI149
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Sydney, Australia
Amazing small, friendly winery

One of the best wineries we visited whilst on our trip in SA. Delicious wine, friendly staff and... read more

Reviewed January 10, 2019
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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
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R301, Wemmershoek, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I visited Lynx for the first time in Feb, whilst they were at the end of their harvest, great to see the work that goes on. The staff were so friendly and knowledgeable, I had a great time and was blown away by how amazing...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful, small, wine house, with lovely wines. As "connaisseurs & buyers" we wanted to taste as much as we could, but that was not an option. Only after I handed in my order I was allowed to taste one more wine. And where other wine...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 10, 2019

One of the best wineries we visited whilst on our trip in SA. Delicious wine, friendly staff and nice atmosphere compared to some of the much bigger corporate wineries. Will definitely be ordering some wine back to the UK!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 14, 2018 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 November 11, 2018

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 October 11, 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
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Reviewed October 4, 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 July 3, 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
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Reviewed March 18, 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 January 29, 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
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Jenny H
May 31, 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
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