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Creation Fine Cape Vintage NL

To keep is Human; to give Divine!

Imagine the temptation of peppery pimento spice mingling with aromas of dried apricot and peach, the nostalgic fragrance of Banksia rose … Imagine the lure of honeyed fruit, a hint of black cherry, the lingering reward of anise… 

It’s not only the beautiful bouquet, the fabulous flavours and the satiny texture that make the recently released 2016 Creation Fine Cape Vintage so irresistible. Each delightfully chubby, 375 ml flask comes in its own shimmery black velvet bag, making the appearance equally appealing. All in all, a charming gift for putting under the wine connoisseur’s Christmas tree – if you can bear to part with it!

According to Creation pairing guru Carolyn Martin this port-style wine is glorious with an after-dinner cheese platter. “It is however far more versatile and can be served with a variety of dishes such as the delicious Eggnog Cheesecake, Nutella Crumble, Gluhwein Jelly, Roasted Banana Meringue, Raspberry and Coconut Chia Seeds specially created by the Creation Culinary Team.” Click here for the recipe.

Click here to read the complete blog and here to place your order for the limited-release 2016 Creation Fine Cape Vintage. Only 1 200 bottles are available.

Creation Reserve Chardonnay: High Praise in Denmark

Our Danish clients and especially the Chardonnay lovers, please take note. The following description (translated from the Danish) recently appeared in the Løgismose wine magazine: “Intense scent of peach, apples and grapefruit, honey, oak and vanilla and a touch of cinnamon. Great purity in the taste with clear butter and cream fraiche notes, citrus and melon and roasted hazelnuts. Creamy mouthfeel and long, elegant aftertaste  . . . It’s sumptuous!
Click here to read the complete review.

Delightful Don Gelato now on Creation Menu

Owned and run by an Italian family, The House of Don Gelato in Stanford uses authentic recipes and only fresh, natural ingredients sourced from local farms to create its famous gelato. Quality is evident in every delicious scoop. Winner of 2017 SA Dairy Championships Qualité Award. Ask your host about the exciting gelato flavours specially prepared for Creation.

Extended Hours for the Festive Season

Book early and enjoy our extended opening hours for the Festive Season. From 22 December 2017 to 6 January 2018 our hours will be as follows:

  • Brunch Pairing starts at 09h30 – finishes at 11h30
  • Food and Wine Pairings starts 11h00 – last seating 17h00
  • Tasting Room opens 09h30 – closes 19h00

It is essential to arrive on time so that we can offer you the best possible experience.  Should you be delayed, kindly contact us as your table will be offered to guests on the waiting list after 30 mins.
Click here to read about all the options available for your visit. Booking essential, click here to book online.

Fifth Annual Hemel-en-Aarde Pinot Noir Celebration

This prestigious event will be held on 26 and 27 January 2018. It will primarily be a seated fine wine showcase featuring Michael Fridjhon as master of ceremonies. Throughout the weekend scores of small, thematic and intimate events will be held around the Hemel-en-Aarde with highlights including tutored tastings by the likes of Burgundian wine producer, Jean Marie Fourrier, from famed Domaine Fourrier in Gevrey – Chambertin.  Click here to read more. For bookings and more event information, contact Tanja Fourie at tanja@hemelenaardewines.com.

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Welcome to our Little Piece of Paradise

Situated some 18 km from the coastal resort of Hermanus, Creation is more than a wine farm; it is a glorious destination where a warm welcome awaits young and old. Click here to make a reservation.

Here are a few comments recently made by our visitors:

“The night before our visit to the vineyard we chose one of their wines with our dinner, a Sauvignon Blanc and found it to be delicious. So we booked a two course lunch with wines for the next day and got more than we bargained for. The dining in this place is gourmet style and the food chosen for the wine rather than the other way round. The service is superb and you can feel how passionate the owners are about their wines, not to forget the food. This was a serious culinary experience not to be missed when in Hermanus. ” – ToMScotland   (TripAdvisor)

“We visited Creation Wines early in the morning. We just did the wine tasting without having lunch. The expose on fabrication, history, was professional and the tasting showed promising wines: we had Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah Grenache and Elation MCC. The vineyards lie in an idyllic valley.” – ludo001   (TripAdvisor)

Creation on WhatsApp

Great news for Creation lovers: we are now available on WhatsApp! For all bookings, other enquiries and wine orders, feel free to contact us on 082 921 6435 if this is your preferred method of communication.

Events Calendar

Hermanus

2 December 8h00 – 12h00: Creation at the Hermanus Country Market, Hermanus Cricket Club    
A small market with a lot of soul where good friends meet hug and eat … You can look forward to an amazing array of fresh organic produce, homemade delicacies, artisan breads, probiotic yoghurts, handmade cheeses, home-smoked fish, happy hen eggs, wheat-free bakes and local wines. For more information click here.

Johannesburg

 

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