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Passion – the third secret ingredient

By | April 23rd, 2017|Cabernet Franc, Its Not About the Dirt, Learning & Leadership, Mission Vision Passion, Sustainability|

This week for our blog, we are publishing a guest blog post that our Founder Director David Stannard wrote for the amazing team at Dracaena Wines, Paso Robles, California in their monthly article featuring people's Passion, very often and notably in the wine business. We thought we would share it here for you. At Paradise Rescued, Passion

“Its Not About the Dirt”: The Value of Failing….

By | March 4th, 2017|Its Not About the Dirt, Learning & Leadership, Mission Vision Passion, Sustainability|

In my recently released book "It's Not About the Dirt", I have opened in a strong manner. Not controversially, but reasonably full on. Chapter One is entitled "Success is Built on Failures". No matter how well we plan or implement a project, challenges and failures occur. It's how we respond to those events that will determine our

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

New Year – Resolutions, Revolutions or Evolutions?

By | January 1st, 2017|Learning & Leadership, Mission Vision Passion|

Happy New Year 2017 from our team at Paradise Rescued Happy New Year. I would like to open this first 2017 Day 1 blog by wishing all our customers, fans and readers every best wish for a happy, healthy and successful 2017. So what’s your plan for this year? Did you have a plan

Vision – Rehearse your Future

By | 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

Attitude – Guard it with your Life!

By | 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 | 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

#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