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Vintage 2022: Great Expectations @ Creation

No two vintages are ever the same and every harvest has its own stories to tell. That’s why it was so fascinating to chat to different members of the Creation team, gathering an exciting kaleidoscope of perspectives on the 2022 harvest. “We are very pleased with the overall quality of the grapes and the balanced crop size across all cultivars. The dry ripening season allowed us to pick at optimum…

Taste the Terroir 

At Creation Wines on the scenic Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge there’s always something new to celebrate. The latest addition to their trendsetting repertoire is the Taste the Terroir Pairing Menu! Comprising a complimentary ‘welcome’ plus six delectable courses or chapters enhanced by seven award-winning wines, the menu will be launched on Thursday, 3 March. Featured on the 2021 WINWSA list of the world’s 50 most influential women in wine and spirits, co-owner…

Creation on the Move

Experience Creation in the comfort of your own home or office environment.   Creation Wines on the picturesque Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge near the coastal resort of Hermanus is the ideal venue for private celebrations and corporate functions. Whether it’s a birthday party, a team-building exercise or simply a get-together with friends, the Creation team is committed to ensuring the success of your event. However, should you not be able to come to…

Experience the Enticing Scents of Summer

The evocative fragrance of a sprig of oregano; the alluring bouquet of a crisp Sauvignon Blanc. Experience Creation this summer and celebrate life! A wholesome, tactile experience of aroma, taste, texture and colour. This is how Creation co-owner Carolyn Martin describes the estate’s latest pairing menu, to be launched on Wednesday, 1 December 2021. Simply titled ‘Experience Creation’, Carolyn says the menu brims with the scents and secrets of an…

Creation’s Art of Chardonnay 2020 awarded Wine of the Year by Platter

Platter’s by Diners Club International has awarded Creation’s Art of Chardonnay 2020 “Wine of the Year” in its 2022 edition. Platter’s has just announced the five-star wines in its 2022 edition and Creation is proud to have no less than four wines in this prestigious line-up. The top performers are: Creation The Art of Chardonnay 2020, Creation Reserve Chardonnay 2020, Creation The Art of Pinot Noir 2020 and Creation Reserve…

Four Creation Wines in Platter’s 5-Star Line-up

Platter’s by Diners Club South African Wine Guide has just announced the five-star wines in its 2022 edition and Creation is proud to have no less than four wines in this prestigious line-up. The top performers are: Creation The Art of Chardonnay 2020, Creation Reserve Chardonnay 2020, Creation The Art of Pinot Noir 2020 and Creation Reserve Pinot Noir 2020. Commenting on these achievements, Creation marketing director Carolyn Martin says:…

Chefs bring back the stars 

Three elated Creation team members have returned home to Hermanus, South Africa after three months of invaluable work experience in 5-star Hotels with Michelin Chefs in the Netherlands. Sous Chef Charl van Wyk, who has been with Creation for five years, worked with Michelin Chef Niels Dooijeweert at Restaurant Broederenklooster in the city of Zutphen:  ”I have learned new and faster techniques to carry out tasks with consistency throughout the kitchen while digital platforms allowed us to share and transform recipes between the team. A fully open-plan kitchen design led to more interaction…

Great Wine Capitals Rewards Creation Team

Great Wine Capitals (GWC) is a network of major global cities sharing a key economic and cultural asset: their internationally renowned wine regions. Now in its 23rd year, GWC’s Best of Wine Tourism Awards is an international competition designed to reward the wineries in member cities and wine regions that have distinguished themselves in terms of delivering quality experiences to the public. The latest highlight on the Creation calendar has…

Creation. No 10 in World’s Best Vineyards. No 1 in Africa

“At Creation every dawn brings an exciting new challenge and innovation is a way of life,” says Creation Wines co-owner Carolyn Martin. This ethos of constant renewal has led to the estate earning the following accolades in the 2021 World’s Best Vineyards survey: Top-ranking South African Vineyard, Best Vineyard in Africa and Number 10 in the World. The World’s Best Vineyards (WBV) sets out to highlight wine tourism and enhance…

Creation Chardonnay and Pinot Noir Shine in Atkin Report

With no less than four Chardonnays and four Pinot Noirs in the Creation portfolio, it is probably fair to say that Cellarmaster Jean-Claude (JC) Martin has a passion for these two cultivars. This passion has just been rewarded in the form of eight Medals of Excellence – scores of 90+ – in Tim Atkin’s recently released South Africa 2021 Special Report.  Commenting on this achievement, Carolyn Martin, Marketing Director of…

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