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Vine2Wine: “Grape” progress in Cardan Bordeaux!

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Vine2Wine: rapid change in the vineyard

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] We love receiving the news from Pascale our vigneron in Cardan. There is nothing more motivating than to hear her talk about the progress in the vineyard, what she has achieved […]

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Vine2Wine: Hot cold dry start to season 2012

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] As most of our regular readers will have realised by now, there’s no more passionate to place to be to write about one’s vineyard that when you are practically sitting in […]

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Vine2Wine: Spring arrives in Cardan

We cover a lot of different topics in our weekly blog, ranging from Sustainability, the Environment, Leadership and Learning through to grape varieties, wine making and the wine market itself. Our blog is also our forum for bringing you an update on all things Paradise Rescued, what’s happening in the vineyards, winery, our wine and […]

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Vine2Wine: Harvest Day 2011 at Cardan

The contrast couldn’t be bigger. This morning is a quiet slightly overcast day in a beautiful village in South West France. The shutters are opening now and quiet family Sundays are under way. 24 hours ago, a very different experience was happening here in the centre of this community. It was harvest day 2011 for […]

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Cabernet Franc – wine sublime!

I reckon most of our fans have got the message! Our first vintage from Paradise Rescued from the Hourcat Sud block in beautiful Cardan is a 100% Cabernet Franc varietal wine. In the Bordeaux region, this is rare – Cabernet Franc is normally a (small) part of the final wine assemblage found mainly in the […]

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