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Reviews: 90 Points, Gismondi on Wine

2017 Loveblock Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc – Vegan Friendly
“Loveblock Sauvignon Blanc 2017. Awatere Valley, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand.

Though you may not be familiar with Loveblock, the winery based in the Lower Awatere valley of Marlborough, you most certainly have heard of its owner and winemaker, Kim Crawford. After achieving sizable success with his eponymous label, […]

Wednesday, July 4, 2018|Wines|

Reviews: Phil Parker, Ponsonby News

Wines for Cool Weather
“From Kim and Erica Crawford’s Marlborough-based label, an unusual and memorable Awatere Sauv. Smells like elderflower, green capsicum and gooseberry. In the mouth, it has crisp acidity and flavours of fresh lime juice, capsicum and a hint of florals and tropical lychee. Great with seafood.”

Phil Parker, Ponsonby News (July 2018)

Wednesday, July 4, 2018|Wines|

Reviews: 92 Points, Wine Enthusiast

25 Sauvignon Blancs From Around the World
“Loveblock 2017 Sauvignon Blanc (Marlborough); $22, 92 points. Loveblock is the label of Erica and Kim Crawford, former owners of one of New Zealand’s most famous brands. Their latest Sauvignon Blanc from organically grown fruit displays subtlety and complexity. The nose is a soft synthesis of peach, cantaloupe, lemon-lime, watermelon […]

Tuesday, July 3, 2018|Wines|

Reviews: WineNZ, Phil Taggart

2017 Loveblock Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc – Organic & Vegan Friendly
“Loveblock is above the Awatere Valley and produces a delightful example of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc – all gooseberry, melon and zesty citrus. In addition, it is both certified organic and suitable for those of the vegan persuasion.

Marlborough savvy has largely become a bulk commodity, but there are […]

Wednesday, June 27, 2018|Wines|

Awards: Bronze, Bob Campbell

2017 Loveblock Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc – Organic & Vegan Friendly
Bronze (3 Stars), Bob Campbell, The Real Review

Friday, June 22, 2018|Wines|

Innovation, the savvy little secret to Marlborough’s wine making success

Read about Kim’s first attempt at making natural wine and the exciting innovations taking place in Marlborough’s winemaking industry: https://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/104608594/innovation-the-savvy-little-secret-to-marlboroughs-wine-making-success.

Neil Hodgson, Stuff.co.nz (June 2018)

 

Wednesday, June 13, 2018|Interviews, Wines|

Q&A with Wine-Preneur & Loveblock Wines Owner Erica Crawford

“Erica, a South African medical scientist graduate, met Kim, the kiwi winemaker. They fell in love and together built one of the most successful global wine brands. They’re about to do it all over again … but wait, this time it’s a bit different!

After Rory, Pia and the success story of Kim Crawford Wines, Loveblock […]

Thursday, May 31, 2018|Interviews|

Reviews: 5 Stars, Sam Kim, Wine Orbit

2017 Loveblock Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc – Organic & Vegan Friendly
“A beautifully styled Sauvignon displaying elegance as well as bright fruit intensity. Lifted aromas of feijoa, green apple, lime zest and sweet basil lead to a focused and concentrated palate that is finely textured and tightly structured. The wine offers pristine fruit flavours backed by bright […]

Monday, May 21, 2018|Wines|

Reviews: Kurtis Holt, The Georgia Straight

Erica and Kim Crawford’s Loveblock is pure New-Zealand terroir
“That final blend, the one that’s in bottles all around Vancouver, jumps out of the glass with jasmine, elderflower, a burst of lime, and fresh-picked, sun-warmed peaches. The first sip of the wine is a good bite into one of those juicy peaches, with muddled lemon, grilled […]

Thursday, May 17, 2018|Wines|

Reviews: 5 Stars, MyWinePal

2014 Loveblock Central Otago Pinot Noir – Sustainable
“Light smoky raspberry and red cherry aromas.  Medium plus body, rounder mouthfeel.  Medium acidity.  Red fruit and sweet spice flavours.  Medium tannins on the finish. Quality.”

5 Stars, “The Latest Kiwi Wines Here to Enjoy in BC”, MyWinePal (May 2018)

Tuesday, May 15, 2018|Wines|

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