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Congratulations & Jubilations as Creation wins Global Award

Two weeks ago Creation Wines on the Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge had the honour of receiving the regional 2021 Great Wine Capitals (GWC) Best of Wine Tourism Award for Innovative Wine Tourism. This week a delighted Creation team learnt that the estate has been declared the 2021 Global Winner for Innovative Wine Tourism Experiences. Since the announcement congratulations have been pouring in from all over the world with co-owner and marketing director…

Wijnoogst 2020 – een speciale herinnering

De vintage van 2020 zal altijd herinnerd worden door de vele uitdagingen die het Creation team heeft moeten trotseren vanwege de Covid-19 Lockdown. Maar volgens cellarmaster Jean Claude Martin (JC) ziet het er toch veelbelovend uit. De oogst is goed in balans en de kwaliteit van de druiven is erg goed.   De oogst begon al vroeg in het jaar met de druiven voor de MCC die al half januari…

Vintage 2020. Creating Memories

They say wine records and then reflects history as no vintage is ever the same. While this has mostly to do with climatic conditions, the 2020 vintage will certainly also be remembered for the challenges posed by the Covid-19 Lockdown. At Creation however, the prospects are rosy with Cellarmaster Jean-Claude (JC) Martin saying that the crop was well balanced and the quality of the grapes great. The harvest started early…

Unvergessliche Zeit bei Creation” – Nicolas Weber

Letzte Woche teilte Jordy Hesseling aus den Niederlanden seine Eindrücke von den zwei Monaten mit, die er als Erntepraktikant bei Creation verbrachte. Diese Woche sprechen wir mit Nicolas Weber aus Deutschland. Nic‘s Familie besitzt ein Weingut im wunderschönen Moseltal in Deutschland. Er studierte am weltberühmten Geisenheim und schloss sein Studium in Weinbau und Önologie ab. Er sammelte auch Erfahrungen bei einer Reihe von Ernten in Deutschland, Italien und Neuseeland. Dies…

‘Unforgettable Time at Creation’ – Nicolas Weber

Last week Jordy Hesseling from the Netherlands shared his impressions of the two months he spent as a harvest intern at Creation. This week we’re talking to Nicolas Weber from Germany. Nic’s family owns a winery in the beautiful Mosel Valley in Germany.  He studied at the world-famous Geisenheim, completing a degree in Viticulture and Oenology. He also gained experience working a number of harvests in Germany, Italy and New…

The Impact of Oak During Wine Making

Over the past two weeks (as the grapes were harvested) we focussed on Creation’s Syrah – in the vineyard and also in the cellar. This week, as the young wine is transferred into oak barrels for maturation, we look at the impact of oak on the wine. The impact of oak on the style of any wine is one of the key factors of production, and barrel choices made by…

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