Features: Loveblock TEE – Green Tea Antioxidant In Place Of Sulphur, Raymond Chan Wine Reviews

Loveblock TEE – Green Tea Antioxidant In Place Of Sulphur

Loveblock TEE – Erica & Kim Crawford have experimented using green tea as a natural antioxidant, instead of using sulphur as a traditional preservative used in winemaking. Green tea (Camellia sinensis), a registered wine additive, is added at each stage of the winemaking process that sees […]

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|

Features: Kiwi winery using green tea as natural wine preservative, Voxy.co.nz

Kiwi winery using green tea as natural wine preservative

Kiwi winery world-first to use green tea as natural wine preservative Loveblock TEE Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2019 contains no added sulphur, certified organic

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 […]

Wednesday, September 23, 2020|Wines|

Reviews: 5 Stars, Candice Chow, Raymond Chan Wine Reviews

2019 Loveblock Marlborough TEE Sauvignon Blanc

Loveblock TEE Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Marlborough

Bright, medium straw-yellow with a golden hue, even colour throughout. Elegantly-full bouquet, packed with intense aromas of saffron, candied orange peel, lemon basil, lemon zest, underlying honeysuckle, complexing nuances interwoven softly.

Medium-bodied, crisp and mouthwatering aromas of pink grapefruit, lemon basil, saffron forms a good […]

Monday, September 21, 2020|Wines|

Features: Loveblock Wines using green tea as a natural preservative, Newstalk ZB

Loveblock Wines using green tea as a natural preservative

If a sulphite free, vegan friendly and organic wine is what you’ve been after, then some Kiwi innovation in the wine sector could be your cup of tea.

The award winning Loveblock Wines has designed and launched what is believed to be a world first – using green […]

Monday, September 21, 2020|Interviews, Wines|

Reviews: 4 Stars & Top Rank, Bob Campbell MW

2019 Loveblock Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

4 STARS / TOP RANK / #19 of 119 2019 Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough

Bob Campbell MW, The Real Review (July 2020)

Monday, July 13, 2020|Wines|

Reviews: 94 Points, Cameron Douglas MS

2019 Loveblock Sauvignon Blanc – 94 Points

Instantly appealing bouquet with aromas and flavours of baked pineapple and red apple, gooseberry and golden kiwifruit, fresh basil and wet riverstone mineral moments.  Vibrant on the palate with a salty refreshing acid line and flavours of pure lime and tropical fruits. Delicious and best enjoyed from today and through 2023.

94 Points, Cameron […]

Wednesday, July 8, 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: 25 of the Best Sauvignon Blancs for 2020, VinePair

25 of the Best Sauvignon Blancs for 2020

“A classic French grape, Sauvignon Blanc has been the star player in Loire Valley Sancerre and a key supporting role in white Bordeaux wines for centuries. With a variety of flavor profiles that reflect its terroir (Old World Sauvignon Blancs tend to have a prominent minerality, while versions grown in Australia, California, […]

Monday, May 25, 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|

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