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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

“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

Cardan Bordeaux – it all starts in the vineyard

By | January 26th, 2017|Bordeaux Wine, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Organic Viticulture, Wine making|

“Aaah Monsieur Stannard bonjour” beamed a Councillor as I entered into the Secretary of the Mayor’s office – the seat of power in our small commune of Cardan, Bordeaux. I certainly appreciate being treated as an equal local member of the community. It feels special and not something I guess that every other business locally

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

Chill Australia! No hot red wine thank you!

By | December 18th, 2016|#WineTips, Grape Moments, Marketing & Media|

#B1ockOne Bordeaux Cabernet Franc. Paradise in a glass. There are only seven more sleeps until Christmas Day and I am just taking a quick look at my smartphone weather outlook across Australia. Most places look like having a nice day with temperatures in the high twenties – Celsius that is. In the Northern

#Vine2Wine: Bordeaux Vintage 2016 – our early view

By | November 5th, 2016|Bordeaux Wine, Cabernet Franc, Marketing & Media, Organic Viticulture, Vine2Wine|

It may just be me but it seems that the Bordeaux wine media has been remarkably quiet on the prospective Bordeaux Vintage 2016 vintage. Maybe this is just a calmer reaction following a generally successful and much publicised 2015 vintage, which followed several less good overall vintages. Or perhaps after such a good hot summer, a

Paradise Rescued Q&A: USA Sales Launch

By | September 11th, 2016|Bordeaux Wine, Cabernet Franc, Grape Moments, Marketing & Media|

David Stannard, Founder Director Paradise Rescued talks about the launch of B1ockOne Cabernet Franc in the USA. Last week Paradise Rescued announced that it was open for sales in the USA. In this week’s blog, we interview Founder Director David Stannard about the Paradise Rescued USA project and his thoughts on what is

The Power of having a clear Vision

By | 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.

#CP2CF – Welcome to the Cabbage Patch

By | 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

Grape Moments – Incredible Bordeaux Wine

By | April 23rd, 2016|Bordeaux Wine, Cabernet Franc, Grape Moments, Marketing & Media, Merlot, Organic Viticulture, Vine2Wine|

Paradise Rescued B1ockOne Bordeaux Cabernet Franc 2010 Until now, we hadn’t really produced sufficient vintages to justify carrying out a proper “vertical” tasting of our Bordeaux wines – that is a tasting from one year to another of the same wine, brand or vineyard. As we come of age – 2015 was our