Creation. Celebrating Teamwork and Innovation

Creation. Celebrating Teamwork and Innovation

At a recent media lunch kindly hosted by the Western Cape Government, I was given the opportunity to comment on the journey leading to Creation attaining its position as No 10 in the World’s Best Vineyards 2021 and No 1 in Africa. Here is an excerpt: Since 2002, we...
Nomvula in the Netherlands Part 2

Nomvula in the Netherlands Part 2

The past two weeks have been amazing. I am more independent and allowed to run my own section of tables, taking orders, putting them in the system, etc. The people who work with me have the confidence to let me work on my own and I also have more confidence in myself....

A New Season Celebrating Hospitality

Welcoming our guests and understanding what they need and enjoy is what inspires us as a team. The world is constantly changing and instead of worrying about this, we believe in embracing new practices:  to lead, serve and learn from each other. Challenging as this...
Nomvula in the Netherlands Part 2

Nomvula in the Netherlands

Week 1: 15 – 20 August 2021 Sunday: We arrived at Kasteel Engelenburg and were shown our rooms where I waited for the manager to finish the wine tastings he was conducting at the time. The other staff welcomed me and showed me around. Monday: I received my schedule...

Inviting Nature In

Friends are so inspirational. They send you thoughtful messages just when you need them most. A great example is our friend Baptiste Quinard from Burgundy. For the longest time we’ve been discussing the development of our Tasting Room space. Then, when we hit an...

Creation. Sustainability through Innovation

The rise of technology and industry may have distanced us superficially from nature, but it has not changed our reliance on the natural world: most of what we use and consume on a daily basis remains the product of multitudes of interactions within nature, and many of...