Features: Capsule Considers: Wine Not? Our Picks Of The New Season’s Best Bottles

Capsule Considers: Wine Not? Our Picks Of The New Season’s Best Bottles

Buying wine can be an intimidating thing, especially if you’re outside of your comfort zone at the supermarket staring at the hundreds of bottles in front of you. We’ve trawled through some of the year’s new releases to bring you a list of summer’s […]

Monday, November 9, 2020|Wines|

Features: A natural solution to sulphur: Loveblock winery the first in the world to use green tea, Idealog

A natural solution to sulphur: Loveblock winery the first in the world to use green tea

Kiwi winery Loveblock is thought to be the first in the world to use green tea (Camellia sinensis) as a natural preservative in replacement of sulphur. An antioxidant, green tea has already proven its value in other product innovations for […]

Wednesday, November 4, 2020|Wines|

Features: World first: Green tea replaces sulphur as a preservative for wine, GOOD

World first: Green tea replaces sulphur as a preservative for wine

Kiwi winery Loveblock is thought to be the first in the world to use green tea (Camellia sinensis) as a natural preservative in replacement of sulphur. An antioxidant, green tea has already proven its value in other product innovations for medicine and beauty.To achieve organic certification, sulphur […]

Wednesday, November 4, 2020|Wines|

Features: Kiwi Winery First To Use Green Tea, Hotel

Kiwi Winery First To Use Green Tea

Award-winning Kiwi winery Loveblock is leading the charge in wine innovation with a Sauvignon Blanc that is thought to be the first in the world to use green tea as a natural preservative in replacement of sulphur.

Instead of sulphur – the traditional preservative used in wine – green tea […]

Wednesday, November 4, 2020|Wines|

Features: Kiwi winery world-first to use green tea as natural wine preservative, Fresh

Kiwi winery world-first to use green tea as natural wine preservative

Award-winning Kiwi winery Loveblock is leading the charge in wine innovation with a Sauvignon Blanc that is thought to be the first in the world to use green tea as a natural preservative in replacement of sulphur.

Instead of sulphur – the traditional preservative used in […]

Wednesday, November 4, 2020|Wines|

Features: NZ-Made Green Tea Wine Is A World First, Dish Cult

NZ-Made Green Tea Wine Is A World First

The award-winning Kiwi winery LoveBlock has made history with their latest collection. The Loveblock TEE Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2019 contains no added sulphur, swapping it out for green tea as a natural antioxidant in place of added preservatives. Using grapes grown on Loveblock’s certified organic Awatere Valley vineyard, the TEE […]

Wednesday, November 4, 2020|Wines|

Reviews: 88 Points, Burghound.com

2019 Loveblock Central Otago Pinot Noir

A perfumed, elegant and beautifully pure nose features essence of red pinot fruit that leads to pretty and refined lighter weight flavors that possess both fine punch and delineation, all wrapped in a dusty and slightly attenuated finish. I would expect that this will unwind substantially with a few years […]

Friday, October 30, 2020|Wines|

Reviews: Gold, Silver & Bronze, 2020 New Zealand Aromatic Wine Competition

2020 New Zealand Aromatic Wine Competition

2020 Loveblock Marlborough Gewurztraminer – Gold

2020 Loveblock Marlborough Dry Riesling – Silver

2019 Loveblock Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc (Organic) – Bronze

Thursday, October 29, 2020|Wines|

Features: More tea vicar? Taste testing the wine industry’s New Age preservative, BusinessDesk

More tea vicar? Taste testing the wine industry’s New Age preservative

Anyone who has been drinking wine for 30 years or more will remember when organic wine was a curiosity made by hippies on 10-acre lifestyle blocks that you suspected might also conceal modest cannabis plantations. Now it is de rigueur for wine companies to have at least […]

Monday, October 19, 2020|Interviews, Wines|

Reviews: Loveblock Tee Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Yvonne Lorkin

Loveblock Tee Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2019

Loveblock Tee Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2019 $26.99

Straight out the gate this is unlike any sauvignon blanc I’ve tasted recently.  Perfumed with lemon verbena, lemongrass, soft herbaceousness and a whisker of marzipan, on the palate it’s crunchy-fresh and flinty, edged with green apple, white nectarine and mandarin. It’s a fun, frisky, […]

Monday, October 19, 2020|Wines|

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