For Easter, with Love

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That Creation wines are delightfully versatile and food friendly is no secret. This is thanks to the refreshing natural acidity, the multifaceted complexity and the excellent balance of these cool-climate wines. Add to this owner Carolyn Martin’s passion for flavour profiling and it’s also no wonder that the estate is regarded as a trendsetter in the field of wine and food pairing.

 

This Little House Nestled In The Vineyards At Creation Wines Will Make You Feel Like The Only Person In The World

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Creation Wines in the Hemel-en-Aarde valley has long been a favourite destination for its exceptional wines and innovative and creative food pairings. Now, with the recent completion of the self-catering “Voormanshuis” you can enjoy the serenity of spending a night there in the vineyards.

 

Those Happy, Hectic Days of Harvest

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When recently asked why he returned to Creation for a second harvest, German intern Max Fredrich’s spontaneous reply was that “at Creation the mood is always good”!

 

Creation Reserve Chardonnay among World’s Finest

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Sunday, 24 March saw the fifth annual South Africa vs the Rest of the World tasting organised by Tim Atkin MW and Samantha O’Keefe of Lismore in Greyton. A total of 35 Chardonnays were blind tasted, 22 from South Africa and 13 from the rest of the world.

 

Urle’s First Barrel: A Dream Come True

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“The quality of the Pinot Noir parcel allocated to me showed great potential and I could not have asked for a better year to make my first barrel,” says an enthusiastic Urle Hansen upon pressing the grapes for his maiden wine. The Hemel-en-Aarde of course is renowned for top quality Pinot Noir which happens to be Urle’s favourite cultivar; small wonder therefore that having been offered the opportunity to make his own wine, Urle chose Pinot Noir.

 

An Epic Morning at Creation

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It is 5h30 am on Monday, 18 March and at Creation, on the scenic Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge, the anticipation runs high.  Yes, the harvest is in full swing, meaning that eager beavers move into the vineyards at the crack of dawn to ensure that the grapes reach the cellar in prime condition. But on this particular morning, there is something else in the air …

 

Creation: “Where the Magic Begins”

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With Creation enjoying such a proud reputation for wine and food pairing – among others a four-times winner of the prestigious KLINK ‘Great Pairings’ award  –  it is not surprising that the team has a natural affinity for sommeliers! Hence the day-long Creation ‘Sommelier Sojourn’ which took place in February and was attended by nine of South Africa’s finest sommeliers.

 

Creation: Where “the Mood is always Good“

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At Creation the 2019 harvest is proceeding at a pace and the excitement runs high in both vineyards and cellar.  Assisting, and each adding his/her own particular dynamic to the mix, are three energetic interns from Europe.

 

Amazing Wines from Ancient Vines

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Amidst the hustle and bustle of harvest activities, this past week saw the Creation cellar team beaming with pleasure as they received three tons of old-vine Chenin Blanc from Windmeul Kelder in Paarl. The significance of this rather unusual event is that it heralds Creation’s participation in South Africa’s unique Old Vine Project (OVP). Click here to read more about the project.

 

Romancing The Wine

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It’s Valentine’s week and love is in the air! This inspired Creation intern Baptiste Quinard from Burgundy to pen yet another passionate ode in praise of wine. Here is an extract from Carolyn Martin’s playful translation:

 
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