From Cabbage Patch to Cabernet Franc

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Paradise Rescued – the inspiring story that is our brand.

By | 2017-10-12T11:42:02+00:00 July 29th, 2017|Bordeaux Wine, Cabernet Franc, From Cabbage Patch to Cabernet Franc, Its Not About the Dirt, Marketing & Media, Merlot, Mission Vision Passion, Organic Viticulture, Sustainability|

“Trois maisons, Monsieur Stannard! trois Maisons!” (Three houses, Mr Stannard, three houses!) exclaimed Monsieur Dados dramatically as he welcomed me into his home. And all before I could barely say “Bonjour” or shake his hand. The Dados family were our westerly neighbours separated by a 50 year old block of vines, living in the old

Christmas thanks

By | 2017-10-12T11:42:08+00:00 December 25th, 2016|Cabernet Franc, From Cabbage Patch to Cabernet Franc, Marketing & Media, Mission Vision Passion, Sustainability|

A selection of the Paradise Rescued achievements in 2016 Unreal – this is already the final weekly blog of 2016! Hard to believe? Yes, me too! That’s now six and a half years of continual story writing in and around our small Bordeaux based micro brand wine business – from a simplistic dream

The Power of having a clear Vision

By | 2017-10-12T11:42:10+00:00 August 21st, 2016|From Cabbage Patch to Cabernet Franc, Learning & Leadership, Mission Vision Passion|

Our blog this week is an excerpt from Chapter 8 of our Founder Director David Stannard’s first book “Paradise Rescued – From Cabbage Patch to Cabernet Franc”, where he explains the immense value that a clear Vision has had on the direction and development of Paradise Rescued. What's your Vision? What's on your future horizon.

Grape Moments – Paradise Rescued Cloud9 takes Bronze Medal in Melbourne

By | 2017-10-12T11:42:10+00:00 August 6th, 2016|Bordeaux Wine, Cabernet Franc, From Cabbage Patch to Cabernet Franc, Grape Moments, Marketing & Media, Organic Viticulture|

We are proud and excited to this week announce that Paradise Rescued has been awarded its first wine medal! Our first ever vintage and wine Cloud9 2010 Bordeaux 100% Cabernet Franc has just been awarded a Bronze Medal at the 2016 Melbourne International Wine Competition. MIWC 2016 Bronze Medal Winner - Paradise Rescued 2010

Attitude – Guard it with your Life!

By | 2017-10-12T11:42:11+00:00 June 27th, 2016|From Cabbage Patch to Cabernet Franc, Learning & Leadership, Marketing & Media|

"Our attitude is our most precious asset. Guard it with your life!" David Stannard from "Paradise Rescued - From Cabbage Patch to Cabernet Franc". I might almost go so far as to say that attitude is everything! Sometimes good; sometimes bad. The steady hand of Paradise Rescued vigneronne Pascale Bervas topping up the B1ockOne

Leaders set the Values

By | 2017-10-12T11:42:11+00:00 June 19th, 2016|Cabernet Franc, From Cabbage Patch to Cabernet Franc, Learning & Leadership|

Founder Director Leo Mooney welcomes us to Yarra Valley Dairy Two weeks ago, it was a pleasure to be able to do a mini-launch of my book “Paradise Rescued – From Cabbage Patch to Cabernet Franc” at the Yarra Valley Dairy cheese factory. It was inspirational to listen to Leo Mooney, the founder

#CP2CF – Welcome to the Cabbage Patch

By | 2017-10-12T11:42:12+00:00 May 29th, 2016|From Cabbage Patch to Cabernet Franc, Marketing & Media|

"Having done my sums. I knew how much every square meter would cost. I had measured and marked it out several times, hoping that it really was a lot smaller than my assessments were telling me. Suddenly the potential of that financial burden started to outweigh the potential of something even better again. Panorama

#CP2CF – Paradise had to be Rescued

By | 2017-10-12T11:42:13+00:00 May 1st, 2016|Cabernet Franc, From Cabbage Patch to Cabernet Franc, Learning & Leadership, Marketing & Media, Sustainability|

“The defining moment in the history of Paradise Rescued was about to arrive. I guess everybody’s life has one of these moments. A critical decision point arrives and we either take it in a way that leads to something significant or we discard it and never even notice that that was just a fork in

Grape Moments – Our Book author interview: David Stannard

By | 2017-10-12T11:42:14+00:00 March 19th, 2016|From Cabbage Patch to Cabernet Franc, Grape Moments|

Paradise Rescued Founder Director David Stannard has just released his first book “Paradise Rescued – From Cabbage Patch to Cabernet Franc” *. We asked our weekly blog columnist to catch up with David and ask him all the questions that we (and our fans have). We caught up with David in Melbourne preparing for the

New book release: Paradise Rescued – From Cabbage Patch to Cabernet Franc

By | 2017-10-12T11:42:14+00:00 March 12th, 2016|From Cabbage Patch to Cabernet Franc, Learning & Leadership, Marketing & Media|

It’s here, ready and now published! We are proud to announce the publication of “Paradise Rescued – From Cabbage Patch to Cabernet Franc” written by our Founder Director - and now Author - David Stannard. “In 1992 when English born and educated David Stannard purchased a small holiday villa in Bordeaux, he never dreamed that