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Book author interview: David Stannard “Its Not About the Dirt”

By | April 1st, 2017|Bordeaux Wine, Its Not About the Dirt, Learning, Learning & Leadership, Marketing & Media, Mission Vision Passion|

Now available! "It's Not About the Dirt" by David Stannard David Stannard has just launched his second book “It’s Not About the Dirt”. Following on less than 12 months from the release of his first book “From Cabbage Patch to Cabernet Franc” we sent our Paradise Rescued columnist out to interview our Founder

#Vine2Wine – Good wine is made in the vineyard!

By | March 12th, 2017|Learning, Organic Viticulture, Vine2Wine, Wine making|

Producing good fruit precedes making good wine I was reading a blog article recently where the author had interviewed a number of seasoned winemakers about what they predicted was coming next in the Australian wine production business. As I read the article, a common theme was emerging. A theme that had me worried

Want different results? Get a different picture!

By | February 21st, 2017|Learning, Learning & Leadership, Marketing & Media, Mission Vision Passion|

David Stannard Founder Director Paradise Rescued with the 2016 Silver Stevie International Business Award. I am just about to board the plane from Melbourne to Sydney where I am honoured (and excited) to have been asked to speak at the 2017 TXM LEAN Consulting / Best Practice Network OPEX Summit. Concurrently I will

“Its Not About the Dirt”: From a Thought to a Clear Picture

By | February 5th, 2017|Its Not About the Dirt, Learning, Learning & Leadership, Marketing & Media, Mission Vision Passion|

This week I released my new (second) book entitled “It’s Not About the Dirt”. In the book, the Paradise Rescued continues but with a difference. This time the book – one of the few leadership / business / entrepreneurial books to be written in Australia - has a slightly different focus. Yes, the Paradise Rescued

#WineTips36 – Micro-Climate

By | January 15th, 2017|#WineTips, Learning, Organic Viticulture, Wine making|

Micro-climate is the local atmospheric or weather conditions that exist in and around a particular block of vines or other geographic area. Micro-climates can vary even within a few tens of meters. In a vineyard, conditions in the middle of even a single vineyard block depend on different vegetation bordering the block, water drainage conditions

Paradise Rescued wins 2016 Stevie Award

By | October 23rd, 2016|Learning, Marketing & Media|

Press & Media Release: Paradise Rescued wins 2016 Stevie Award Paradise Rescued has been awarded a Silver Stevie International Business Award for its Small Budget Marketing Campaign launch of B1ockOne Bordeaux Cabernet Franc into the USA. Paradise Rescued Founder Director David Stannard proudly accepted the Stevie Award at a Gala dinner ceremony at the Cavalieri Waldorf

#Food4CabFranc 4: Fresh Grouper in Puttanesca Sauce

By | May 14th, 2016|#Food4CabFranc, Cabernet Franc, Learning, Marketing & Media|

The general "old wine school" rule of thumb is to never pair a red wine with fish. In this great #Food4CabFranc recipe, Lauren Walsh (The Swirling Dervish) changes all those old rules in preparing this fresh Grouper Puttanesca recipe. Richer types of fish like Grouper, Salmon or Tuna go better with a food friendly wine such as

GrapeMoments: Cabernet Franc – the 2016 “go-to” wine

By | January 10th, 2016|Bordeaux Wine, Cabernet Franc, Grape Moments, Learning, Marketing & Media, Organic Viticulture, Wine making|

I was excited to receive a media article from one of our customers this week trying to guess the wine trends of 2016. It’s a fun thing to do in the first week of a new year, right? The interesting article shared with me was by BloombergBusiness entitled “Eight Ways Wine Will Change in 2016”. And

#WineTips28 – Terroir

By | November 7th, 2013|#WineTips, Learning|

12th century church overlooks the Bordeaux Paradise Rescued terroir “Terroir” is one of those seemingly mythical words that a winemaker or vigneron often uses to magically sum up why their wine has a particularly nice and different taste! In reality every vineyard, orchard, garden vegetable patch has its own unique terroir! Quite simply terroir is

#WineTips 21 – Food Pairing

By | August 1st, 2013|#WineTips, Learning|

Pairing food and wine - bit of a puzzle? Pairing food and wine - bit of a puzzle? Food / wine pairing is a very challenging topic which could arguably go for a very long time. When faced with a seemingly huge wine list in a restaurant and a table full of thirsty friends