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Creation – For the Love of Wine

When Creation Wines was established in 2002, it meant a brand-new beginning for Jean-Claude and Carolyn Martin who decided to exchange the winelands of Switzerland for those of South Africa. It also meant the planting of vines in virgin land where there had only been sheep pastures before, and building a cellar and tasting facilities from scratch. Perhaps it’s not surprising that innovation has since been the order of the…

A World of Wishes

Hearty greetings and the finest of festive wishes from our beautiful world on the Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge to yours, wherever you are. May your celebrations sparkle with joy and wonder, friendship and love. And may 2017 dawn with bright opportunities, bringing daybreaks dazzling with promise and sunsets beaming with the contentment of a day well spent. May every night light up with a multitude of stars, lifting your spirit, revitalising your…

Creation UK Roadshow

Carolyn Martin and Daniela Messina recently did a roadshow in the UK to meet up with some established clients and visit some new ones. Through the course of the 10-day trip tastings of Creation’s award-winning wines as well as lunch pairings were the order of the day. Carolyn reports: Northern Part of the Country The Man Behind the Curtain What a treat to visit this amazing restaurant in Leeds! From…

Creation in Burgundy and the Loire

Imagine a hectic three days crisscrossing Burgundy and the Loire, visiting a famous tonnellerie here, doing an intensive barrel tasting there. And that while temperatures are often soaring to over 35 in the shade! But to Jean-Claude (JC) and Carolyn Martin of Creation it’s all in a day’s work.… Yes, Carolyn and JC have continued their travels in Europe during the past week, touring to France to keep up to…

Building Bridges

  BUILDING BRIDGES What does the term ‘building bridges’ actually mean? I think it resonates on a number of different levels, all of which play a role in contributing to the spirit of cooperation that characterises successful communities the world over, whether it is on a business to business level, or as individuals. Taking a literal view, there are three main points that come to mind when the term ‘building…

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