The verdict is out: Creation Wines has once again won the Great Wine Capitals (GWC) Best of Wine Tourism Award (for 2017) in the category ‘Innovative Wine Tourism Experiences’. It’s the third time in five years that this honour has befallen the wine estate and according to co-owner and marketing director Carolyn Martin the Creation team is delighted.  

Click here to read the complete blog and here to read more about our award-winning wines.

Sunset Menu Times

With the Festive Season around the corner we’re pleased to announce that our Tapas Sunset Menu will be served from 16 December 2016 until 6 January 2017 and that we will be open until 19h00 during this period. Please note that Creation reserves the right to change the tapas menu through the course of the season. When making a booking please stipulate dietary requirements in advance. Click here to make a reservation.

Travelspective visits Creation

The team from Travelspective, the first travel video magazine, recently visited Creation to do a feature. They were accompanied by Lara Jordaan, sommelier at La Mouette, Foxcroft and La Colombe. We look forward to viewing the video. Below is an image from behind the scenes.

Carolyn being interviewed and filmed at a sunbathed table

Nice Visits Creation

Join the Creation Culinary Team as they collaborate with Chef Kevin Grobler, Head Chef at Jan Restaurant in Nice, for a memorable gastronomic experience. Please note that space is limited. Invitation below.

Invitation for 18:00, November 17 at Creation's Tasting Room for R550 p/p

AvecChefs at Creation

A few weeks ago Maurice from AvecChefs in the Netherlands visited the Tasting Room. AvecChefs is a collective of top chefs in Holland. Click here to follow them on Twitter. Below are some highlights of the visit.

JC meeting with Maurice from AvecChefs (triptych))

Pink October a Great Success

This past weekend Creation hosted a breakfast in observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and to raise funds for transport to and from Tygerberg Hospital’s Breast Cancer Unit.  Professor Apffelstaedt from the Multidisciplinary Breast Health Centre was the guest speaker. Click here to watch him on Afternoon Express.

Inspired by Spring

Recently Inemari Rabie, food stylist, chef and recipe developer and photographer Linda Fourie styled an amazing spring inspired table under the trees and between the vineyards at Creation. Beautiful dishes were created by Inemari and captured by Linda, with Creation’s award-winning wines featuring as the wine of choice.

Click here to read the second instalment on the shoot at Creation by Inemari and here for more info on Linda.

Table set between the vineyards at Creation

Classic Chardonnay Celebration in Hermanus

The Hemel-en-Aarde has become famous for its Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. And now the producers of this unique wine area have decided to share their beautiful Chardonnay with wine lovers at a dedicated Chardonnay festival. The Classic Chardonnay Celebration takes place at the Thatch House on Saturday, 19 November and will focus on the exceptional quality and distinctiveness of the Hemel-en-Aarde’s cool-climate Chardonnays. The Creation team looks forward to participating in this exciting event. Book now to avoid disappointment.

A banner image for the Classic Chardonnay Celebration 2016

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 some comments recently made by our visitors:

Just Do It!! The service is on the ball. Make the right selection to suit the time on hand. The owner was there the day we were there Pinot Noir Shirt!!? Can’t fault them. This is what S. A. had to offer. Just awesome!!

– Gideon B (TripAdvisor review)

Enjoyed a very special meal. Two of us had the tasting menu, two where vegetarians and needed accommodation and one had a long list of food allergies. This is a challenge that not many restaurants can handle yet all of us had a great meal! Great flavours, beautiful presentation and spectular views. What’s not to love?

– Chris D (TripAdvisor review)

Great wines & excellent food and the 3 course wine pairing was a wonderful experience. Staff very friendly and make you feel very welcome! Wine is great!

– Peet V (TripAdvisor review)

Events Calendar

5 November 9h00 – 13h00: 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.

19 November from 16h00: Hemel-en-Aarde Classic Chardonnay Celebration, The Thatch House, Hermanus Imagine manicured green lawns, crystal blue waters, a delightful string quartet and world-class Chardonnay … The Hemel-en-Aarde Classic Chardonnay Celebration takes place for the first time this year, focusing on the exceptional quality and distinctiveness of this area’s cool-climate Chardonnay. While the spotlight will be on Chardonnay, other wines produced by the 13 winegrowers from the Hemel-en-Aarde will also be showcased. To purchase tickets click here.

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