Features: Kiwi winery world-first to use green tea as natural wine preservative…, NZ Wine Directory

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 wine […]

Monday, October 19, 2020|Interviews, Wines|

Features: Thirst Quencher – Wine Not, NZ Food Technology News

Thirst Quencher – Wine Not

Kiwis are an innovative bunch, especially in the wine industry.

Already an award-winning winery, Loveblock is now leading the charge with their new 2019 TEE Sauvignon Blanc that is thought to be the first in the world to use green tea as a natural preservative in replacement of sulphur.

Added at each stage […]

Monday, October 19, 2020|Interviews, Wines|

Features: Green tea as a wine preservative, The Real Review, Bob Campbell MW

Green tea as a wine preservative

Marlborough wine producer, Loveblock, has now produced three vintages of sauvignon blanc using green tea as a preservative in place of the antioxidant, sulphur. Green tea (Camellia sinensis) is well known for its antioxidant properties and is a permitted additive to wine in both New Zealand and Australia.The three wines made […]

Tuesday, October 13, 2020|Wines|

Features: This local winery is using green tea extract to make its organic wines, Woman

This local winery is using green tea extract to make its organic wines

In a bid to keep sulphur and other additives out of wine, green tea leaf extract is being used as a natural alternative by this Marlborough vineyard.

Loveblock founder Erica Crawford has developed their latest Sauvignon Blanc with green tea extract, believed to be […]

Tuesday, October 13, 2020|Interviews, Wines|

Features: On Common Ground, Cuisine Bites

On Common Ground

In a post-COVID world what does Visa Wellington On A Plate bring to the table with regards to tourism, economic development and the telling of the all-important New Zealand food story? The festival runs for the month of October with hundreds of venues right across the greater Wellington region participating, and along with all […]

Friday, October 9, 2020|Uncategorised|

Reviews: Vic Williams, NZ Wine Society

2019 Loveblock Marlborough TEE Sauvignon Blanc

Straw and lemon rind aromas, leading to a gently sweet flavour introduction. Nicely integrated acids ensure a creamy texture that accentuates the ripe fruit. A Sauvignon Blanc with real character.

Vic Williams, NZ Wine Society (Oct 2020)

Wednesday, October 7, 2020|Uncategorised|

Reviews: John Bartlett, NZ Wine Directory

2019 Loveblock Marlborough TEE Sauvignon Blanc

Bright pale golden coloured wine with a light oily viscosity. Lovely fragrant florals, oranges & lemons, & just whiff of green herb / tomato stalk aromas in the nose. Gorgeous full & rounded palate, nicely textured with lush stone-fruit & lemony citrus flavours, fresh acidity & a crisp mouth-watering finish. […]

Wednesday, October 7, 2020|Uncategorised|

Features: Loveblock Wines Tea Mendous Innovation, Toast

Loveblock Wines Tea Mendous Innovation

New Zealand winery Loveblock has achieved what looks like a world first – using green tea as a natural preservative instead of sulphur

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 […]

Thursday, October 1, 2020|Wines|

Features: Kiwi Winery World-First to Use Green Tea as Natural Preservative, Supermarket News

Kiwi Winery World-First to Use Green Tea as Natural 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 wine […]

Monday, September 28, 2020|Wines|

Features: Winery uses green tea as natural wine preservative, Stuff.co.nz

Winery uses green tea as natural wine preservative

When husband and wife winemaking duo Erica and Kim saw green tea was a New Zealand registered wine additive, the pair had to give it a go.

Loveblock founder Erica Crawford is from South Africa, and was inspired by similar practices from her home country, where winemakers had replaced […]

Friday, September 25, 2020|Interviews, Wines|

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