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Creation Clinches 4th Klink Award

First of all: a huge thank you to all our supporters who voted Creation the winner of Klink’s ‘Great Pairings’ category for 2017. The winners were announced on Friday 31 March and Creation is delighted to have won this distinction for the fourth time!  As a pioneer in the field of wine and food pairing our estate offers no less than eight pairing options with an exciting new concept aptly…

The Art of Wine Pairing: Creation Clinches 4th Klink Award

First of all: a huge thank you to all our supporters who voted Creation the winner of Klink’s ‘Great Pairings’ category for 2017. The winners were announced on Friday 31 March and Creation is delighted to have won this distinction for the fourth time!  As a pioneer in the field of wine and food pairing our estate offers no less than eight pairing options with an exciting new concept aptly…

Alchemy in the Kitchen – Cooking with Wine

Food and wine form as much a natural partnership in the kitchen as they do on the table. The rule is a wine that is not good enough for drinking will never be good enough for cooking. When pairing food and wine at the table it is essential to use a wine that is similar in taste, flavour, texture and character as the wine in the dish. These features will…

Chatting Cheese

At Creation we like to think of our Tasting Room not only as a place where we can pamper our guests but also as a place where we can interact and learn from each other. A recent visit from the well-known German cheese sommelier Michael Bode from Käse Ecke in Lindau Insel presented such an opportunity. Michael of course ‘chatted cheese’, sharing some valuable information on cheese tasting such as…

Vegans, Delight!

With the first month of 2017 underway, the Creation team has already been up to some exciting innovations and we take pleasure in sharing the latest culinary adventure with you. Our Swiss friends Cynthia Lauper and Marc Joshua Engel recently visited Creation. Marc is the executive chef at Aux Trois Amis, a restaurant in Schernelz overlooking the lake of Biel in Switzerland where he and Cynthia run the show. Cynthia,…

Nice at Creation

Last week we reported back on the memorable Nice Visits Creation dinner which took place in the Tasting Room on 17 November. The exciting event represented a unique collaboration between Kevin Grobler (Head Chef at Jan Restaurant in Nice) and the Creation Culinary Team and we focused on the magnificently styled and scrumptious canapés which were paired with the Creation Viognier and the recently released Elation MCC.  Click here to…

Release of 2015 Creation Fine Cape Vintage

With the holiday season almost upon us, the release of Creation’s 2015 Fine Cape Vintage (Port) could not have come at a better time. This is the estate’s second release of a fortified wine; the previous vintage was released at the end of 2014, selling out in less than two months. The 2015 vintage comprises only one thousand 375 ml bottles, each elegantly packed in its own black velvet bag….

Wine and Flower Pairing 2: A Beautiful Affair

Some months ago Creation’s pairing guru, Carolyn Martin, ran a fascinating series on herb and wine pairing which once again proved how the elegance and finesse of Creation’s cool climate wines can enhance the taste of fresh herbs and vice versa. Now Carolyn and the Creation Culinary Team take pleasure in bringing you some hints and tips on flower and wine pairing. This is the second instalment in the series….

Flower and Wine Pairing: A Beautiful Affair

Some months ago Creation’s pairing guru, Carolyn Martin, ran a fascinating series on herb and wine pairing which once again proved how the elegance and finesse of Creation’s cool climate wines can enhance the taste of fresh herbs and vice versa. Now Carolyn and the Creation Culinary Team take pleasure in bringing you some hints and tips on flower and wine pairing. Rose petal and rose water: Creation Pinot Noir…

An Easter Celebration à la Creation

At Creation we celebrate holidays and special occasions creating memories. This year we’ve decided to blend a little nostalgia with a hearty helping of innovation to create a traditional South African Easter menu with an exciting difference: Hot Cross Buns, Pickled Fish, Guinea Fowl and a Nest Dessert! Among the reinvented Easter favourites are the scrumptious Grenache and Syrah hot cross buns made with harvest must. This will be followed…

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