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: 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|

Feature: Beverage Media, Loveblock’s Erica Crawford Hosts Dinner

LOVEBLOCK’S ERICA CRAWFORD HOSTS DINNER

“With a passion for sustainability and biodiversity, Erica Crawford of Loveblock wine shared tastes and stories at Craw Daddy on March 2nd. Loveblock, the “love child” of Erica and her husband Kim, was created with best farming practices, organic winemaking and experimentation in mind. Notably, she poured the 2018 and 2019 […]

Wednesday, April 15, 2020|Interviews, Wines|

Reviews: Cultures of Booze, Tasting Note: Loveblock Sauvignon Blanc Orange Hits the Mark

Tasting Note: Loveblock Sauvignon Blanc Orange Hits the Mark

This was one of my favorite natural wines from last year, and I was so excited when it was Loveblock. Hailing from New Zealand’s Marlborough region, Loveblock is the winery that is doing so much for the region and this Sauvignon Blanc, made with zero sulfites added, […]

Tuesday, March 3, 2020|Wines|

Feature: New Zealand Winemakers Come to San Francisco

New Zealand Winemakers Come to San Francisco

There was plenty of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc to taste Wednesday during the walk-around of New Zealand wines at Fort Mason in San Francisco. At the same time, there were also Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Pinot Gris wines.

New Zealand has been a leader in sustainability over the […]

Monday, September 23, 2019|Interviews|

Reviews: Dr Jamie Goode

2018 Loveblock Marlborough ORANGE Sauvignon Blanc – No Added Sulphites

“Such an interesting wine from @loveblockwine – not a skin contact wine but rather one made without added sulfites using powdered green tea as a preservative. It’s delicious @sauvignonnz.”

Dr Jamie Good, @drjamiegoode on Instagram (Jan 2019)

Thursday, January 31, 2019|Wines|

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