Features: Spotlight On: Loveblock’s Erica Crawford, Wine Spectator

Spotlight On: Loveblock’s Erica Crawford

“The South Africa-born New Zealand wine star talks about wine’s life lessons, experimenting with orange wine, the origin of Someone’s Darling vineyard, and her first sip of wine—a sparkling “perry” known as Babycham.”

Watch the video here.

Wine Spectator (May 2020)

Wednesday, May 20, 2020|Interviews, Wines|

Reviews: Amanda Claire Goodwin, The Real Housewine

Wines to Make Summer Feel A Little More Like Summer

“Memorial Day weekend is right around the corner, the warmer weather and sunshine has been a reminder that summer is here. I’d be lying if I didn’t admit to wanting to goto beach parties or bar hop until 2am. Although it doesn’t seem like summer will […]

Tuesday, May 19, 2020|Wines|

Features: Wine With Wanda, Love Leads at Loveblock Winery in New Zealand

Love Leads at Loveblock Winery in New Zealand

“Going organic is a choice, and for us, feels like the right thing to do. Our intention is to nurture the ecosystem of the soil and the vines and give back to its roots as naturally as possible. Ultimately, I believe the resulting wine is better and truer […]

Monday, May 18, 2020|Interviews, Wines|

Reviews: Excellent, Otago Daily Times

2018 Loveblock ORANGE Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

“100% Sauvignon Blanc. A savoury undercurrent with preserved lemon, wild herbs, lemon and blood orange. Brim full of flavour with fruit pastille, poached pears, racy herbaceousness and a honeyed hint. Ripe gooseberry joins the party as it flows to a vibrant pear, honey and green herb driven close. A light […]

Wednesday, May 6, 2020|Wines|

Reviews: 88 Points, Wine Enthusiast

2019 Loveblock Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

“Currently this vintage of Loveblock is ultrayoung, with what feels like a fair whack of sulfur overlaying the fruit. Peach, tropical fruit and honeysuckle are there, along with a flicker of something herbal. The palate is creamy with nicely balanced acidity and a bitter note on the finish.”

88 Points, Wine Enthusiast, […]

Friday, May 1, 2020|Wines|

Features: Women in Wine Vol. 24 – Erica Crawford

Women in Wine Vol. 24 – Erica Crawford


I headed over to Claw Daddy’s in the Lower East Side to meet up with one of the most influential women in the world of wine, Erica Crawford. Yes that Crawford, the co creator of Kim Crawford wines. While Erica is not with KC […]

Friday, April 24, 2020|Interviews, Wines|

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


“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|

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