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Paradise Rescued – the Merlot Q&A

  Following last week’s announcement of the launch of the Paradise Rescued BlockTwo Merlot Cab Franc brand, we have followed up with an interview with our Founder Director David Stannard to bring us up to speed with the major changes and developments for the niche winery brand. Q: David, thank you once again for taking […]

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Paradise Rescued Bordeaux Winery doors open

  It’s a little hard to take in after such a long time, but finally it’s “doors open” for Paradise Rescued winery in Cardan Bordeaux! The beautiful new brand design bottles and cartons are stacked high on the pallets and our vigneronne Pascale is waiting to serve a tasting of our 2016 wines. It seems […]

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Top 7 Wine World Disrupters

Late last week, I had the pleasure of participating in a very well run and thought provoking Disruption workshop led by David Platt and Larry Quick from Resilient Futures in Melbourne. Reflecting afterwards, I quickly found myself wearing my Paradise Rescued Founder Director’s hat and compiling a short list of potential Disrupting Factors, which I […]

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5 degrees of separation make Bordeaux Wine success

I have heard all extremes here in the Bordeaux vineyards over the last three weeks ranging from very sad tales of back to back harvest failures to extremely small harvests and even exuberant social media postings of mega success. Making a Bordeaux Wine success in 2018 required continual attention and hard work. And many degrees […]

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The heat is (full) on in Bordeaux

Europe is having a (really) hot summer. Tragic fires have torched parts of Greece. Many parts of southern Europe are starting to resemble Australia in prolonged heat and temperature. The global warm-up continues. And in the vineyards? The heat is (full) on in Bordeaux! 2018 is shaping up as a year of incredible contrast. In […]

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Bordeaux Vineyard Summer Solstice

I can’t think of a better time of year than the summer solstice in a Bordeaux vineyard. And right now, I am completely jealous of some friends now who are holidaying at the Paradise Rescued property and winery in Cardan Bordeaux. And who keep sending me lots of lovely photos taken from the kitchen terrace […]

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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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