Creation Wines is flying the flag for South Africa wine after being named as the best wine tourism destination in Africa and claiming the 10th spot at the World’s Best Vineyards 2021. The ceremony that took place on 20 September at Schloss Johannisberg, Rheingau, Germany.
The countdown of the Top 50 vineyards was announced in a hybrid event combining a real-life ceremony and digital live film to showcase the world’s best and most unique vineyards.
Located in Walker Bay Wine Region near Hermanus, Creation is famous for its heavenly wine and food tasting experiences. The family-run operation see local and international lovers of fine wine and cuisine flock to the tasting room at the farm to get a taste of Creation’s sensory culinary innovations.
The World’s Best Vineyards list aims to highlight the sheer diversity across both established and emerging wine tourism destinations and the list is voted by the Academy of 600 global wine and travel experts.
Wine tourism is hugely important to the global economy and local economies, creating jobs directly at the wineries but also encouraging visitors to the area and the associated revenue which that generates. This is more important than ever with the recent global situation, and we know that by shining the light on wine tourism as we do with the World’s Best Vineyards the message gets out to more people to come and discover the uniqueness of wine and where it is made.Andrew Reed, Managing Director Wine and Exhibitions at William Reed
Top 10 World’s Best Vineyards for 2021
|Place||Vineyard||Country||Continent winner||Highest in country||Position in 2020|
|1||Zuccardi Valle de Uco||Argentina||South America||Argentina||1|
|2||Bodegas de los Herederos del Marqués de Riscal||Spain||Europe||Spain||6|
|6||Antinori nel Chianti Classico||Italy||Italy||9|
|9||González Byass – Bodegas Tio Pepe||Spain||18|
|10||Creation||South Africa||Africa||South Africa||n/a|