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Wijnacademie from Netherlands visit to Creation wines

Marga Merks My name is Marga Merks – née Van Boort – my husband John and I own a beautiful wine shop in the centre of the Netherlands. I am the fourth generation Van Boort to own the shop. It was established in 1905 by my great grandmother to sell her own home-made spirits and liqueurs. After a few years they started to import wines from Europe which came in…

Heart of the Harvest

Following their popular ‘Summer Love Story’ pairing menu, the Creation Culinary Team is now pulling out all stops in celebration of Harvest 2020. And this means not only the grape vintage but also the choice fresh produce harvested from the Overberg and surrounds. Among the many treats on their brand-new menu will be sensorial tastings using key elements from the unique Creation terroir to titillate the senses, says pairing guru Carolyn Martin. “Still maintaining the ‘love’ theme, our ‘Harvest Love Story of Creation’ menu will be launched…

New Creation Menu a ‘Love Letter to Summer’

Moving away from the traditional festive season menu for the summer season, Creation has launched its ‘Summer Love’ menu. The inspiration is the ‘Secret Love’ project which is about unlocking the best experiences in South Africa. In the case of Creation this means showcasing their wines along with all their local suppliers’ products, transforming them into unique wine and food pairing experiences. “This positive project has an impact on our…

Creation among the Champions

. . . just like their World Cup winning rugby team, South Africa is firing on all cylinders. You just need to be selective and know where to look . . . As someone privileged with more than his fair share of rare and expensive Grand Cru Burgundy and First Growths, I can unhesitatingly state that the best of South Africa punches at the same weight . . . Trust me…

#❤Hermanus – #LoveSouthAfrica youth development project

On Friday afternoon, 18 October, the youth of Hermanus gathered at the Hermanus Waterfront for a festive musical celebration featuring marimbas, song and dance. This enthusiastic group of 124 young people came from diverse backgrounds, areas and schools, relishing the opportunity to interact and collaborate in a fun and safe environment. The organisers, a group of 15 enthusiastic members of the Hermanus community, wanted to create social cohesion with a…

Creation in ‘Rich Vein of Form’

Creation Wines on the Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge is proud to have two of their wines scoring an impressive 96 points (the equivalent of a gold medal) in the recently published 2019 South African Special Report by Tim Atkin MW. The two top achievers are the 2018 Creation Art of Chardonnay and the 2018 Creation Art of Pinot Noir, making Creation the only estate to score 96 for both Chardonnay and Pinot…

Creation Wines. Heritage with a Hearty Helping of Creativity

Once upon a time in a secluded little enclave on the picturesque Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge, there was a talented culinary team who loved nothing better than to surprise and delight their guests with a feast of aromas, flavours, textures and colours. To ensure that their offerings remain fresh and always on trend, they introduced a most novel concept in wine and food pairing: the Story of Creation. According to Creation co-owner…

Creation. On Top of the World

Creation Wines in South Africa’s sought-after Hemel-en-Aarde wine region proudly celebrates its place among the 50 top wineries selected at the inaugural 2019 World’s Best Vineyards (WBV) awards. Over 1 500 nominated wineries from a total of 17 countries were represented and the winners were chosen by a prestigious international voting academy. The stated aim of the WBV list is to raise the profile of wine tourism and to encourage visitors…

THE WORLD’S 50 BEST VINEYARDS REVEALED

The inaugural list of The World’s 50 Best Vineyards has been revealed with Zuccardi Valle de Ucoin Argentina being named the Best Vineyard in the World. Zuccardi Valle de Uco, located at the foot of the Andes in the Mendoza region, was awarded gold for the stunning architectural design of the wine complex complete with incredible views of the vineyards and mountains and terroir driven wines from wine maker Sabastian…

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