Creation Chenin: Coolness Personified


No doubt about it: Chenin has become chic! Yes, that old stalwart that’s been around since the first vineyards were planted in South Africa, has at last achieved its rightful place as a noble cultivar and is today among the top of the pops.

 

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.

 

Creation: Discovering New Horizons


Creation’s Carolyn Martin and Daniela Messina recently got out their passports and put on their globe-trotting shoes again – this time on a whirlwind tour of Belgium, Scandinavia, Estonia, the UK and the French Riviera.

 

Creation: A Heritage of Heaven and Earth


Proud as they are of their natural heritage on the lofty Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge, Jean-Claude (JC) and Carolyn Martin go to great lengths to preserve it. 

 

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.

 

Creation Viognier: Vivaldi in a Glass


Joyful and vivacious with tempting aromas of apricot, white peach and coconut wafting from the glass. Mild and creamy on the palate yet blossoming forth with bright stone-fruit enhanced by a sprinkling of spice, fresh minerality and tongue-tingling crispness. 

 

Creation visits Johannesburg


Having recently regaled us with accounts of her explorations in Brittany, Burgundy and Switzerland, Creation’s Carolyn Martin now reports on her and husband JC’s wine and food experiences (14 to 17 August) in the buzzing metropolis of Jozi.

 

Proudly Pinot. Proudly Creation


With Friday 18 August being National Pinot Noir Day, we take pleasure in focusing on this fascinating cultivar, tracing its history since the Roman era.

 

Proudly Pinot. Proudly Creation


No doubt about it: right now Pinot is the Vino! Yes, Friday 18 August is National Pinot Noir Day and at Creation, where we proudly grow and bottle three different award-winning, terroir-expressive Pinots, we take pleasure in reflecting on this wonderful yet sometimes wayward cultivar.

 

Merlot and Ostrich – Oh so More-ish!


The Creation Culinary Team takes pleasure in bringing you a sure winter winner: Chef Francois Hugo’s Ostrich Fan Fillet with Carrot Purée, Confit and Pickle, Deep-fried Barley and Thyme.

 
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In combining the rich gifts of nature and our unique terroir with the considerable skills of our dedicated team, Creation strives to reward the lover of fine wines.