Reviews: John Bartlett, NZ Wine Directory

John Bartlett, NZ Wine Directory

Loveblock Organic Pinot Gris 2020Awatere Valley, Marlborough, NZ.Very pale straw with pale golden hues in colour. Aromas of ripe pears, melon, apple and citrus notes in the nose. A dry crisp palate with juicy pear, green apple & rock melon flavours. Nice tension on the palate with bright acidity, pear skin […]

Monday, January 11, 2021|Wines|

Awards: Pinot Gris/Grigio of the Year, Winestate Magazine Wine Of The Year Awards 2020

Pinot Gris/Grigio of the Year

WINNER OF THE KEWCO TROPHY – 2019 Loveblock Marlborough Pinot Gris

Thursday, December 17, 2020|Wines|

Reviews: 5 Stars, Sam Kim, Wine Orbit

5 Stars, Sam Kim, Wine Orbit

2020 Loveblock Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc – An elegant rendition of the variety with textural mouthfeel and refinement; the beautifully lifted bouquet shows Granny Smith apple, apricot, fresh herb and lemon peel aromas with a hint of gun smoke. It’s focused and concentrated on the palate, delivering excellent vibrancy together with […]

Thursday, December 17, 2020|Wines|

Reviews: 93 & 90 Points, Candice Chow, Raymond Chan Wine Reviews

93 & 90 Points, Candice Chow, Raymond Chan Wine Reviews

Loveblock Sauvignon Blanc 2020, MarlboroughBright, pale straw-yellow, lighter watery on the rim. The nose is well-packed with exotic fruit aromas of pineapple, green guava along with cut grass and aromatic white spice dusting. Medium-bodied, the fruit possesses good intensity, the palate is salivating with aromas of […]

Thursday, December 17, 2020|Wines|

Reviews: 5 & 4 Stars, Winestate Marlborough Tasting 2021

Winestate Marlborough Tasting 2021

Loveblock Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2020 Certified organic, this is a top vintage of this single-vineyard, Awatere Valley wine. Showing excellent complexity (one-third of the blend was aged in a mix of clay amphorae, barrels and concrete eggs), it is mouthfilling, fleshy, sweet-fruited and dry, with concentrated, ripely herbaceous flavours and a […]

Thursday, December 17, 2020|Wines|

Features: Erica’s Cauliflower Soup Recipe

Erica’s Cauliflower Soup Recipe

Here’s a family favourite, its substantial and nutty and can be tarted up with cream, nuts, bacon bits, but is totally perfect by itself!

Ingredients:1 Head of cauliflower4-6 Garlic cloves, or to taste2-3 White onions1 Can of cannellini beans1L Vegetable or chicken stock (roughly)Salt (to taste)Pepper (to taste)

Method:Set the oven to 180°C.Break the […]

Friday, June 12, 2020|Uncategorised, Wines|

Reviews: 5 Stars, Winestate

2019 Loveblock Marlborough Pinot Gris

“A bright and very expressive Pinot Gris with piercing gooseberry-like aromatics and a crunchy white fruit flavour profile with delicate citrusy notes.”

5 Stars, Winestate, Organic & Biodynamic Wine Awards August/September 2020 (June 2020)

Thursday, June 11, 2020|Wines|

Features: Spotlight On: Loveblock’s Erica Crawford, Wine Spectator

Spotlight On: Loveblock’s Erica Crawford

“The South Africa-born New Zealand wine star talks about wine’s life lessons, experimenting with orange wine, the origin of Someone’s Darling vineyard, and her first sip of wine—a sparkling “perry” known as Babycham.”

Watch the video here.

Wine Spectator (May 2020)

Wednesday, May 20, 2020|Interviews, Wines|

Features: Wine With Wanda, Love Leads at Loveblock Winery in New Zealand

Love Leads at Loveblock Winery in New Zealand

“Going organic is a choice, and for us, feels like the right thing to do. Our intention is to nurture the ecosystem of the soil and the vines and give back to its roots as naturally as possible. Ultimately, I believe the resulting wine is better and truer […]

Monday, May 18, 2020|Interviews, Wines|

Features: YouTube, IG LIVE Loveblock Tasting with Erica

IG LIVE Loveblock Tasting with Erica

“New Zealand based female business leader. Erica is Loveblock wines founder and driving force. She continues to impress me as she forged on her journey to make her wines 100% organic, biodynamic, and sustainable. With her husband Kim as the winemaker, Erica and him are not shy of experimentation and […]

Tuesday, April 21, 2020|Interviews, Wines|

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