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Features: YouTube, IG LIVE Loveblock Tasting with Erica

IG LIVE Loveblock Tasting with Erica

“New Zealand based female business leader. Erica is Loveblock wines founder and driving force. She continues to impress me as she forged on her journey to make her wines 100% organic, biodynamic, and sustainable. With her husband Kim as the winemaker, Erica and him are not shy of experimentation and […]

Tuesday, April 21, 2020|Interviews, Wines|

Feature: Beverage Media, Loveblock’s Erica Crawford Hosts Dinner

LOVEBLOCK’S ERICA CRAWFORD HOSTS DINNER

“With a passion for sustainability and biodiversity, Erica Crawford of Loveblock wine shared tastes and stories at Craw Daddy on March 2nd. Loveblock, the “love child” of Erica and her husband Kim, was created with best farming practices, organic winemaking and experimentation in mind. Notably, she poured the 2018 and 2019 […]

Wednesday, April 15, 2020|Interviews, Wines|

Feature: Stuff, Adapt or die: How businesses have pivoted to keep working during coronavirus lockdown

Adapt or die: How businesses have pivoted to keep working during coronavirus lockdown

“These are adapt or die days for New Zealand businesses.

And while not everyone is an essential worker it is absolutely essential that business continue to find ways to keep the wheels of commerce turning, to ensure their businesses are viable and ready for the bounce back when doors […]

Tuesday, April 14, 2020|Interviews, Wines|

Reviews: 90 Points, Wine Spectator

2019 Loveblock Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

“Peach, pear and citrus flavors are plump and juicy with a thread of floral details and whiffs of lemongrass and dried mango on the finish. Drink now. 35,000 cases made. 35,000 cases imported.” — MW

90 Points, Wine Spectator (April 2020)

Thursday, April 2, 2020|Wines|

Reviews: New Zealand Wines 2020: Michael Cooper’s Buyer’s Guide

New Zealand Wines 2020: Michael Cooper’s Buyer’s Guide

2014 Loveblock Marlborough Bone Dry Riesling

Still on sale, the 2014 vintage (4 STARS) was estate-grown in the lower Awatere Valley. Showing some toasty, bottle-aged development, it is full-bodied, with tangy acidity, a minerally streak and a strong surge of ripe, peachy, slightly spicy, fully dry (1.4 grams/litre of […]

Monday, March 16, 2020|Wines|

Reviews: John McDonald, Cape Gazette

How wines are aged can make a real difference in taste

“A good pal, Donna White, took the time to introduce Loveblock PN 2018, produced of 100 percent PN, from the Someone’s Darling Vineyard. Regulars know I’m a pushover for romantic names, especially since Barb’s bday is Valentine’s Day. This year my Darlin and I unblocked […]

Thursday, March 12, 2020|Wines|

Reviews: 4 Stars, Winestate

2019 Loveblock Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

“Estate-grown in the lower Awatere Valley, this punchy, partly barrel-fermented wine is fresh and weighty, with good intensity of ripe, tropical fruit flavours, a touch of complexity, and a dry, appetisingly crisp finish.”

4 Stars, Winestate, Recent Releases Tasting May/June 2020 (March 2020)

Thursday, March 12, 2020|Wines|

Reviews: 4 Stars, Winestate

2019 Loveblock Central Otago Pinot Noir

“Delicious young, this single-vineyard red was hand-picked at Bendigo and partly (50%) barrel-aged. Bright ruby, it is perfumed and supple, with vibrant, ripe, sweet-fruit flavours to the fore, in a very charming style.”

4 Stars, Winestate, Recent Releases Tasting May/June 2020 (March 2020)

Thursday, March 12, 2020|Wines|

Reviews: Phil Parker, Ponsonby News

2018 Loveblock Marlborough Gewurztraminer

“Wow. A wine with huge personality. Smells like marmalade, clover honey and Turkish Delight. Opens up on the palate rich, complex and medium sweet, with all those flavours plus preserved ginger and a lengthy aftertaste.”

Phil Parker, Ponsonby News (March 2020)

Wednesday, March 11, 2020|Wines|

Reviews: Cultures of Booze, Tasting Note: Loveblock Sauvignon Blanc Orange Hits the Mark

Tasting Note: Loveblock Sauvignon Blanc Orange Hits the Mark

This was one of my favorite natural wines from last year, and I was so excited when it was Loveblock. Hailing from New Zealand’s Marlborough region, Loveblock is the winery that is doing so much for the region and this Sauvignon Blanc, made with zero sulfites added, […]

Tuesday, March 3, 2020|Wines|

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