Feature: Selling A Wine Brand To Make Wines From The Heart, Forbes

Selling A Wine Brand To Make Wines From The Heart

New Zealand is one of those countries, despite being a far-flung destination for most people, that tops most travel bucket lists mainly for its sheer raw beauty that reaches its ultimate wow factor in Central Otago (southern part of the South Island). Although it is now considered […]

Thursday, October 31, 2019|Interviews, Wines|

Feature: New Zealand Winemakers Come to San Francisco

New Zealand Winemakers Come to San Francisco

There was plenty of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc to taste Wednesday during the walk-around of New Zealand wines at Fort Mason in San Francisco. At the same time, there were also Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Pinot Gris wines.

New Zealand has been a leader in sustainability over the […]

Monday, September 23, 2019|Interviews|

Feature: Loveblock Is New New Zealand Wine

Loveblock Is New New Zealand Wine

“Though I would be surprised if Erica and Kim Crawford were not sick of hearing about their old winery, Kim Crawford Wines, I need to mention it in this discussion. Kim Crawford the wine label put New Zealand on the world wine map with its lean and green sauvignon blanc […]

Thursday, May 9, 2019|Interviews, 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|

Interviews: The Honest Pour with John Lenart

The Honest Pour with John Lenart: Ep. 54 Erica Crawford, Founder & CEO Loveblock Wines.
Click the link to hear the full interview!

 

Monday, January 14, 2019|Interviews|

Reviews: Gypsy Caravan – Vegan Winemakers Lunch

“There’s no better way to spend your Sunday afternoon wining and dining at Ponsonby’s much-loved Gypsy Caravan. Especially when it’s a vegan affair, where seasonal veggies are brought to life in the form of delicious plant-based dishes.

Known for their sophisticated vegan fare, Gypsy Caravan opened up their beautiful courtyard yet again to host another Vegan […]

Wednesday, November 28, 2018|Interviews, 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|

Kim on Love and Life

According to Kim, 1995 was “the worst vintage ever” for the New Zealand wine industry. Find out more about what Kim has to say on what was to become a future-defining year in this NZ Herald article:

Kim Crawford reveals struggles of bad grape-growing year

 

Monday, October 30, 2017|Interviews|

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