Many thanks – Merry Christmas

I have just had the pleasure of writing our final end of year letter to our Club Paradise Rescued members around the world. We are truly very fortunate to have such a kind group of people who want to support our mission and love our wine plus what we do. In that letter, I took […]

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Bordeaux Wine boss positive on Vintage 2017

The European grape growing season that was 2017 has now carved itself into history. And generally it wasn’t a great write-up! The weather was challenging (late frosts, hail and mini heat waves) and overall wine volumes were down. Bordeaux was a similar picture. This week we spoke to David Stannard owner of certified organic wine […]

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Five Fast Facts for #CabFrancDay

Monday 4th December is global Cabernet Franc day – aka #CabFrancDay on the social media circuit. This is the day that Cabernet Franc lovers celebrate one of the world’s greatest wine grape varieties. In the words of legendary Master of Wine and famous wine writer Jancis Robinson, “Cabernet Franc is a variety of the future, […]

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Paradise Rescued Taiwan #CabFrancDay showcase

We are proud to announce that as part of global CabFranc Day 2017, Paradise Rescued has been invited to participate at the Taiwan CabFrancDay International Cabernet Franc Exhibition tasting. B1ockOne 2010 Bordeaux Supérieur full varietal Cabernet Franc will be represented amongst a selection of 15 international wines for a private sommelier and press review tasting. […]

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The Moment of Destiny

The defining moment of destiny in the history of Paradise Rescued was about to arrive. I guess everybody’s life has one of these moments. A critical decision point arrives and we either take it in a way that leads to something significant or we discard it and never even notice that that was just a […]

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Summer Shock! Put your Red Wine in the Fridge!

No, heresy! Summer shock report from Paradise Rescued. Put your red wine in the fridge! Yes, that’s right – you read the headline correctly! Following a fairly late and lacklustre spring here in Melbourne, summer is finally starting to emerge. The thermometer today passed 30C for the first time and one could say it was […]

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Make it more than a meal; serve Cabernet Franc

The change is slowly happening out there. Little by little, one meal and one glass at a time. Worldwide wine taste buds are on the move. After three decades of learning and appreciating the fuller, sweeter higher alcohol tastes of new world wines, food is leading the slow counter revolution. The pendulum is swinging back. […]

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Vine2Wine – Cabernet Franc Harvest Day 2017

Most Saturday mornings in our village are quiet. They start quiet, they continue quiet and they finish in pretty much the same way. But jet lag wasn’t going to let me sleep in much either. It’s harvest day 2017. I don’t need an alarm. [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” […]

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Paradise Rescued now certified organic

[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”] The news this week is big. And official! From this 2017 vintage onwards, Paradise Rescued has been certified organic. Our certificate is officially here and as soon as we have a […]

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