Wildflower Blog

The Wildflower Blog includes our latest thoughts, Kimberlea’s writings from her original SipInWashington blog, which began in 2013, and her articles as the wine columnist for the Snoqualmie Valley Record newspaper

Washington Wine Industry Has Growing Economic Impact on State
I want provide some insight into the economic impact the wine industry has on the state and the growth we can continue to expect.
Celebrate Washington Wine Month With a Tour of Snoqualmie Valley Wineries
Washington state is the second largest premium wine producing state in the U.S. Part of that is evident here in the beautiful Snoqualmie Valley.
Not Your Grandmother’s Grape Juice
Winemakers around the state are making a variety of innovative Ros├ęs, experimenting with different varietals and taking risks that have turned out beautifully.
How do you breathe wine?
What is the proper way to aerate wine? What kind of wine needs to be aerated? When should I aerate my wine for my dinner party?
Date night in the Valley!
My husband and I were finally able to have a long-awaited date night on Saturday and toured some of the valley's best wine and food!
A life of Charm!
While visiting Red Mountain, I had the pleasure of stopping at Frichette Winery, a small family owned winery that has been operating for approximately 8 months.
The Guardian!
We took a little trip out to Prosser and Walla Walla this past week because Sip in Washington had been invited to tour the Hedges Family Estate on Red Mountain.
Kestrel – The Functional Wine!
While in the east-side warehouse district of Woodinville, we decided to visit Kestrel since I always try to keep some of their cab on hand to share over dinner.