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Discover our Winter Wonderland

Winter has well and truly set in here high up on the Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge. The lush green foliage of summer has faded to shades of yellow, ochre and burnt sienna and now the naked vines of deep winter have a certain austere beauty of their own. Apart from providing a pleasing winterscape, this period of dormancy is of course essential in the growing cycle of the vines. The fynbos garden…

Creation Chef Francois Hugo in Holland

Always keen to expand their knowledge and keep track of the latest developments in the world of wine and food, the Creation team regularly spread their wings to visit inspirational places around the globe. Following Phillip Marais and Eben Bezuidenhoud’s Burgundian adventure, chef Francois Hugo discovered the culinary joys of the Netherlands. He reports: It all began with an 11-hour flight from Cape Town International Airport to Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam…

Burgundy Adventure, June 2017

Always keen to expand their knowledge and keep track of the latest developments in the world of wine, the Creation team regularly spread their wings to visit inspirational places around the globe. No sooner have owners Jean-Claude and Carolyn Martin returned from their travels through the UK and Europe and Eben Bezuidenhoud and Phillip Marais set off for Burgundy. Eben reports: We spent eight days in Burgundy, the iconic region…

Exceptional FynArts Celebration at Creation

Creation Wines has been dedicated to supporting the arts ever since its inception in 2002. Now the team looks forward to participating in the 2017 Hermanus FynArts Festival which takes place from 9 to 18 June. The festival, an all-encompassing fair of visual arts, literature, music and award-winning food and wine, is now in its fifth year and promises to be yet another glittering success. Hermanus FynArts is hosted in…

Creation. Unlocking Worlds of Flavour – 2

In combining winemaking showmanship with culinary artistry, gorgeous flavours with irresistible textures, Creation on the Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge in the Walker Bay Wine Region enjoys an enviable reputation for their wine and food pairing. And when wine pairing guru Carolyn Martin puts on her traveling shoes, a wonderful tale of tastes can be told…   Last week we reported on her culinary adventures in Copenhagen and Odense in Denmark with Carolyn…

Creation. Unlocking Worlds of Flavour

In combining winemaking showmanship with culinary artistry, gorgeous flavours with irresistible textures, Creation on the Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge in the Walker Bay Wine Region enjoys an enviable reputation for their wine and food pairing. And when wine pairing guru Carolyn Martin puts on her traveling shoes, a wonderful tale of tastes can be told… Carolyn’s most recent culinary adventure first took her to Denmark from where she enthusiastically reported on two…

Creation. Always a New Inspiration

Taking pride of place on the lofty Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge in South Africa’s Walker Bay Wine Region, Creation Wines affords impressive views of the towering mountain peaks that surround it. While this spectacular panorama alone would surely be enough to inspire the team to soar with the eagles, it is also the very earth beneath their feet that motivates them. The estate was established in 2002 by Jean-Claude (JC) and Carolyn…

Virus-Free Future for SA Vines

Vine viruses (especially leafroll) are regarded as one of the wine producer’s biggest enemies as they have the potential to not only reduce the lifespan of a vineyard drastically but also to seriously hamper the quality of the grapes. In their quest to contribute to the establishment of virus-free vineyards in South Africa, VinPro in collaboration with Vititec, Winetech and Creation Wines hosted a workshop at Creation on Monday 8…

Neal Martin Ratings Highlight Creation’s Topflight Wines

No less than eight Creation wines have scored 90 points and more in a tasting conducted by Neal Martin for eRobertParker.com (see www.erobertparker.com). Neal Martin specialises in rating wines from Burgundy, South Africa and Portugal and according to Creation marketing director Carolyn Martin these top ratings confirm the great potential of the estate’s now mature vineyards.  Among the highest scoring wines are the 2016 Creation Art of Chardonnay (93) and…

Creation Boasts Brand-New Brunch Pairing Menu

In line with Creation Wines’ ethos of constant innovation the team has now introduced an exciting new Brunch Pairing Menu comprising five of their award-winning wines, each matched with a delectable dish. For starters there’s the generously aromatic Creation Sauvignon Blanc which is perfectly paired with Honey Granola with Passionfruit Mousse, Cherry Pearls and Oreganum to enhance not only the fabulous fruit flavours but also the terrific textures of both…

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