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Feature: KQED, Check, Please! Bay Area reviews: Madcap, El Toreador, Juanita & Maude

Check, Please! Bay Area reviews: Madcap, El Toreador, Juanita & Maude

2017 Loveblock Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand $20

When Kim and Erica Crawford sold their eponymous brand more than a decade ago, they followed their values to create a new wine brand highlighting the best of New Zealand. That’s when the Loveblock Farm captured […]

Tuesday, April 23, 2019|Wines|

Feature: Philly.com, Great Wine Values: Loveblock Pinot Gris

Great Wine Values: Loveblock Pinot Gris

” when this grape is pruned to reduce yields and ripened fully in a cold climate that preserves natural acidity, the results are spectacularly flavorful. This wine makes a perfect example, practically oozing with lively flavors of cantaloupe and kiwi, passionfruit and pear.”

Read the full article here.

Marnie Old, Philly.com […]

Wednesday, March 27, 2019|Wines|

Feature: New Zealand Wine, Meet Erica Crawford

Meet Erica Crawford

“To celebrate International Women’s Day this month, we’re interviewing women in different professions and stages of their career in wine.

Erica Crawford is the founder and driving force behind Loveblock Wine. Originally from South Africa, she is an industry legend, founder of one of New Zealand’s biggest export brands.  

Her career in the wine industry […]

Thursday, March 21, 2019|Interviews, Wines|

Feature: Medium, Vegan booze. Also how to feel drunk while sober.

Vegan booze. Also how to feel drunk while sober.

“If you can handle more sobering news and confessions of a new-ish, almost straight-edge vegan that lost friends to alcohol and drugs: If I do drink, I try to get vegan booze

See organic, vegan booze below without fish, eggs, or boiled cow or pig body parts (gelatin). […]

Wednesday, March 20, 2019|Wines|

Reviews: 4 Stars, Michael Cooper, NZ Listener

2014 Loveblock Marlborough Sauvignon Gris

“Probably now in peak form, this distinctive Awatere Valley wine was bottle-aged for several years before its recent release. Medium to full-bodied (12.5% alc/ vol), it has deep, ripely herbal, slightly toasty flavours, which show good complexity, and a finely textured, dry, lingering finish.”

4 Stars, Michael Cooper, NZ Listener (March 2019)

Monday, March 11, 2019|Wines|

Reviews: 95 Points, Cameron Douglas MS, The Shout

2018 Loveblock Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc – Organic & Vegan Friendly

“Very attractive bouquet of Sauvignon Blanc with a core of fruit then a lees-like spice layer as well as a hint of vanilla. Silky texture on the palate with flavours of citrus and gooseberry, some tropical fruits and persimmon. A tangerine peel note and wild flowers. […]

Friday, March 1, 2019|Wines|

Reviews: Phil Parker, Ponsonby News

What I drank in the holidays

Loveblock Marlborough Pinot Gris 2018 – $21.99(Glengarry)

“From Kim Crawford’s organic boutique winery. Aromas of stone fruit and citrus. Lush and fruity, with crisp pear, rock melon and a lengthy finish. Great with seafood.”

Phil Parker, Ponsonby News (Feb 2019)

Monday, February 25, 2019|Wines|

Awards: 4 Stars, Cuisine

2018 Loveblock Marlborough Pinot Gris – Organic & Vegan Friendly
4 Stars, Cuisine (Cuisine Magazine Wine Tasting, Issue 193)

Wednesday, February 13, 2019|Wines|

Reviews: Dr Jamie Goode

2018 Loveblock Marlborough ORANGE Sauvignon Blanc – No Added Sulphites

“Such an interesting wine from @loveblockwine – not a skin contact wine but rather one made without added sulfites using powdered green tea as a preservative. It’s delicious @sauvignonnz.”

Dr Jamie Good, @drjamiegoode on Instagram (Jan 2019)

Thursday, January 31, 2019|Wines|

Feature: The Real Review, Four New Zealand wines in Wine Spectator Top 100

Four New Zealand wines in Wine Spectator Top 100
“New Zealand was a high performer in 2018 with four wines in the Wine Spectator’s influential Top 100 list. The wines were:

12th – Felton Road Bannockburn Pinot Noir 2017, Central Otago, 96 points (7,120 cases made)
21st – Scott Base Pinot Noir 2016, Central Otago, 93 points (5,000 cases made)
32nd […]

Friday, January 18, 2019|Wines|

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