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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…

Of Fine Art, Wine, Culinary Art and Fynbos at Creation Wine Estate

With its launch timed as a prelude to this year’s FynArts Festival Creation’s new ‘Story’ menu has much to offer. And complementing this creative food and wine art are exquisite sculptures by Nanette Ranger that are already gracing the Creation Fynbos Garden. With magical chords compiled by local sound designer Ivo Ivanov, you can enjoy the amazing sensory experience: ‘Integration at Creation’. Pairing guru and art fundi Carolyn Martin explains:…

Creation Wines supports Reach for Recovery’s Ditto Project this Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Creation Wines is proud to be hosting a special Pink Tasting on Saturday 27 October – with the full ticket cost to be donated to the non-profit organization, Reach for Recovery, for their Ditto Project.  Launched in 2011, The Ditto Project has provided a total of 5,024 silicone prostheses costing more than R3,1 million to women who could not afford one.  “The Ditto…

Of FynArts and Fine Wines

Creation, proud home of the highly acclaimed Art of Chardonnay and Art of Pinot Noir wine portfolio, has been supporting the Hermanus FynArts festival since 2011. This year FynArts takes place from 8 to 17 June and the estate looks forward to showcasing the works of accomplished sculptor, Gordon Froud. The artist has been actively involved in both the South African and the international art world for the past 30…

Creation Pinot Noir. 5-Star Art in a Glass

In the recently launched 2018 Platter’s South African Wine Guide only four Pinot Noir wines boast the coveted five-star rating – among them the rare, site-specific Creation Art of Pinot Noir 2016. The grapes for this limited-release wine were selected from a small pocket within a single vineyard block, planted on 450-million-year-old clay loam soils with decomposed Bokkeveld shale. “The wine was 30% whole-bunch fermented to capture the freshness of…

Creation Peak of the Pinots

When Winemag.co.za in conjunction with Tonnellerie Saint Martin recently released their inaugural Pinot Noir Report, Creation Wines was delighted to find their 2015 Reserve Pinot Noir at the top of the list. There were 52 entries from 33 producers and Creation’s top score of 93 points won the estate a barrel of their choice from Tonnellerie Saint Martin. According to Creation co-owner and winemaker, Jean-Claude (JC) Martin, Pinot Noir can…

10 Creation wines excel with 91 or more in 2017 Tim Atkin Report

Creation Wines in the Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge Ward of South Africa is pleased to announce that Tim Atkin (MW) has awarded no less than 10 of its wines 91 points and more in his recently published 2017 South Africa Special Report. A British Master of Wine, Tim has distinguished himself as an award-winning wine journalist and is frequently invited to act as a judge for international wine competitions. He is widely…

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