At a recent media lunch kindly hosted by the Western Cape Government, I was given the opportunity to comment on the journey that led to Creation attaining its position as No 10 in the World’s Best Vineyards and No 1 in Africa. Click here to read an excerpt from my speech and here to watch the video.
Quotes from the Creation Team
What does Creation’s position as No 10 in World’s Best Vineyards and No 1 in Africa mean to our team? Here are some of their responses:
“I attribute our success to one of our core values: PASSION. And then we as a team have Carolyn, someone who never says ‘no’ to a challenge.” – Pamela Gordon, Sales and Logistics
“Passion, team (and hard) work, visionary leaders and resilience!” Salome Geldenhuys, Human Resources.
“Working passionately as a team and upholding the Creation values helped us achieve our set goals.” – Simba Chiduku, Sales
“It’s about cultivating a mindset: to believe that your basic qualities and traits can be grown and improved through effort and teamwork.” – Daniela Messina-Hugo, Marketing and Sales
“They come as an acknowledgement to me that as a team player I am pulling my weight and I am doing it right.” – Theo Mweneziko, Tasting Room Assistant
Click here to watch a video of the team’s comments.
Creation in the news
South Africa managed three spots on this prestigious global Top 50 list in 2021. Hemel-en-Aarde’s Creation Wines claimed the No. 10 spot — the highest entry ever for a South African vineyard (‘Estate’ might be more accurate …). Delaire Graff ranked no. 30 (down from number 14 in 2020) and a new Cape Winelands entry, Klein Constantia, took the 44th spot. Click to read more.
The annual World’s Best Vineyard announced that Creation placed 10th globally for 2021, the highest entry ever for a South African vineyard. Click to read more.
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.
Greetings from Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge.