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: 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: 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: 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: Kirsten Rødsgaard-Mathiesen, NZ House & Garden

SAVVY LOVE
“New vintages of sauvignon blanc are usually released in late autumn and winter, although a number of boutique wineries hold onto them and have only just recently released last year’s vintage. Loveblock is one of those wineries. Owned by well-known winemaker Kim Crawford and his wife Erica, it’s a boutique winery in Marlborough’s Awatere […]

Saturday, August 4, 2018|Wines|

Reviews: 90 Points, Gismondi on Wine

2017 Loveblock Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc – Vegan Friendly
“Loveblock Sauvignon Blanc 2017. Awatere Valley, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand.

Though you may not be familiar with Loveblock, the winery based in the Lower Awatere valley of Marlborough, you most certainly have heard of its owner and winemaker, Kim Crawford. After achieving sizable success with his eponymous label, […]

Wednesday, July 4, 2018|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|

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