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“Iron Fists in Velvet Gloves” – Lessons from 2011

2011 was a unique vintage, one that left a lasting impression on us as a winery. It was a cold, wet spring and early summer, and it wasn’t until August 1st that we started to see the tides change. It gave away to a warm, dry summer and allowed for fantastic ripening and flavour development. Unfortunately, if you weren’t totally
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A Conversation With Proprietor Kim Pullen

How and when did you enter the wine industry; what motivated you? I entered the wine industry in 2004 after being presented with an opportunity to purchase Victoria Estate Winery in Victoria. When I initially purchased the property it was intended to be relatively hands-off investment; however, very quickly I found myself wanting to rebuild the winery into one of
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2014 Harvest Goes Down As One Of Best Ever

The 2014 harvest will be remembered as one of our all-time best vintages, if our early assessments are to be believed. We’re all feeling confident that we brought in some of the best quality fruit we’ve seen in our 10 year history – a comment we don’t make lightly. The vintage began very early, with an unseasonably warm stint in
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Small Business Christmas Party

Are you a small business looking for a holiday event idea? Look no further, Church & State Wines in Brentwood Bay will be hosting a small business holiday party on December 12th 2014.  Book a table for you and your colleagues and enjoy an evening of local food and wine while celebrating the holidays with other small local businesses. Please
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Club Q Returns!

Since its launch in 2011, Club Q has gone through some changes as we sought to create the perfect Club; one that offered great wine, unique perks, and premium rewards. At the end of 2013 the decision was made to overhaul the program, implementing a new online management system, and bring Club Q back to its roots. You can click here
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