Paradise Rescued

Terroir – there is a fourth dimension

By | 2018-03-12T03:32:09+10:00 March 12th, 2018|Paradise Rescued|

The French language and culture has a special word called < Terroir >. Most frequently in France it is associated with a vineyard or wine although it can (and is) applicable to any piece of land that produces an agricultural product from a particular piece of land. The Cabernet Franc block that started Paradise

Let’s forget those NYE Resolutions

By | 2017-12-31T15:47:29+10:00 December 31st, 2017|Paradise Rescued|

Team Paradise Rescued wishes everyone a happy healthy prosperous New Year. So we all did the family thing and behaved ourselves over the Christmas festival! Well done. And now it’s the end of the year and time to really let ourselves go, drown away whatever happened in 2017 and get merry with the

Paradise Rescued – the Bordeaux Organic Wine Q&A

By | 2017-10-12T11:42:01+10:00 October 2nd, 2017|Paradise Rescued|

With Team Paradise Rescued in full action at Cardan Bordeaux creating Bordeaux vintage 2017, we thought it would be a great time to catch up on the news with Founder Director David Stannard on location at winery. And top of our list of questions is that recent Organic certification and of course how the Paradise

Vision – Rehearse your Future

By | 2017-10-12T11:42:10+10:00 September 25th, 2016|Paradise Rescued|

“A dream that has no Vision is like a bottle of wine without a glass. It’s potential cannot be realised.” David Stannard Sunset behind the 12th century church of Cardan Bordeaux - the inspiration for the Paradise Rescued Sustainability project. One of the key items on our Paradise Rescued “To Do” list is

Shake Up Your Next Menu – With Cabernet Franc

By | 2017-10-12T11:42:12+10:00 May 14th, 2016|Paradise Rescued|

This week, we have invited Lauren Walsh, aka The Swirling Dervish to write a #Food4CabFranc guest blog for us. Lauren has a passion for wine, its stories, the connections between nature and humans but above all a very keen sense of pairing good food with great wines. Lauren is a qualified Certified Specialist of Wine,

#WineTips31 – Yeast

By | 2017-10-12T11:42:18+10:00 January 23rd, 2016|Bordeaux Wine, Learning & Leadership, Organic Viticulture, Paradise Rescued, Wine Tips|

Pasteur was asked to study wine spoilage which led to the discovery of yeast Yeast is the reason why sugars in grape juice ferment to produce alcohol and wine. Although unexplained until studied by French scientist Louis Pasteur in the mid 19th century, its existence and worth has been around since man started the process

Time to say thank you Team! Happy Christmas

By | 2017-10-12T11:42:19+10:00 December 20th, 2015|Paradise Rescued|

Just following on from last week’s “Q&A” blog, one of the other popular questions I get asked is: “How do you make this all work? The winery is in Bordeaux France, you sell this beautiful wine in the USA and Australia… and yet you live in two locations and are always travelling?” This is a

Paradise Rescued Q&A time: you asked, we reply

By | 2017-10-12T11:42:19+10:00 December 13th, 2015|Paradise Rescued|

As we approach the end of the year, we thought it would be fun to do a Q&A blog to reply to the top five questions that we receive from our friends, fans and customers. So we have invited David Stannard, Founder Director of Paradise Rescued to give you a few answers to your questions…

#GrapeMoments – Get your red wine temperature right

By | 2017-10-12T11:42:19+10:00 December 6th, 2015|Paradise Rescued, Wine Tips|

I have been recently reminder on a couple of occasions that “room temperature” is a very poor measure of temperature for a red wine in a warm climate! And I feel the need to put a small correction into the thinking of our customers and red wine lovers in order to ensure that they can get

Vision: Did Alice learn from the Cheshire Cat?

By | 2017-10-12T11:42:19+10:00 November 22nd, 2015|Paradise Rescued|

In Lewis Carroll’s timeless book Alice in Wonderland, Alice meets the Cheshire Cat and has a quick discussion which goes like this: “Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?" "That depends a good deal on where you want to get to." said the Cat. "I don't much care where."