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#Food4CabFranc – more perfect CabFranc recipes

By | June 25th, 2017|#Food4CabFranc, Cabernet Franc, Learning|

This week we invited back Lauren Walsh aka The Swirling Dervish to write some more for us about the brilliant combination of food and Cabernet Franc wine. We will separately publish Lauren's recipes so you have more options in our #Food4CabFranc Blog post category to look at and select for your next meal. Let's hand

#GrapeMoments: Welcome to the Future – Cabernet Franc

By | May 14th, 2017|Bordeaux Wine, Cabernet Franc, Grape Moments, Learning, Marketing & Media|

Cabernet Franc ready for harvest at Paradise Rescued in Bordeaux. Increasingly popular. Despite being one of the world’s top twenty most planted and drunk wine varieties, Cabernet Franc is relatively unknown compared to the “other” Cabernet, namely Cabernet Sauvignon. What is more ironic is that Cabernet Sauvignon is actually the genetic child of

Cabernet Franc – how good can Red Wine get?

By | October 17th, 2016|Cabernet Franc, Marketing & Media, Organic Viticulture|

Beautiful ripe Cabernet Franc fruit ready to harvest in Bordeaux. Times change, tastes and trends change but quality always shines through. Cabernet Franc is exactly that kind of red wine grape varietal. Its success and brilliance is more often hidden from public view – masked by the modesty of the grape variety itself.

Leaders set the Values

By | 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

Shake Up Your Next Menu – With Cabernet Franc

By | 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,

#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

#Food4CabFranc 3: Roasted Chicken Thighs with Vegetables

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

In #Food4CabFranc 3 we present another of Lauren Walsh's (The Swirling Dervish) wonderful recipes to pair with Cabernet Franc wine. Chicken is a great white meat - yes white meat, you got it - to team up with CabFranc. Such is the versatility of Cabernet Franc wine that it can accompany a wide range of

#Food4CabFranc 2: Roasted Stuffed Poblano Peppers

By | May 12th, 2016|#Food4CabFranc, Cabernet Franc|

The second of our #Food4CabFranc recipes comes from Lauren Walsh (aka The Swirling Dervish) (Twitter @theswirlingderv) (Facebook The Swirling Dervish) who is a Wine Explorer and Educator. And, as you will see, a great chef also. She also has a passion for Cabernet Franc wines and loves finding / creating great dishes to pair with

#WineTips34 – Chardonnay

By | May 8th, 2016|#WineTips, Learning & Leadership, Marketing & Media|

  Chardonnay is one the world’s most widely planted and best known white wine grape varietals, used to produce both still and sparkling white wines. Originating from the Burgundy region of France, where it even has a village of the same name, Chardonnay has spread across the world and is grown in all wine-making regions

GrapeMoments – “Wine of the Year”: Cabernet Franc?

By | March 6th, 2016|#Food4CabFranc, Cabernet Franc, Grape Moments, Marketing & Media|

At Paradise Rescued, I increasingly receive more and more enquiries from many destinations – Canada, USA, Brazil, UK, etc looking for a supply of our B1ockOne Bordeaux Cabernet Franc. As I read through the kind emails, there is more than just recognition of our brand presence. Sure, our message of hand crafted organically produced 100%