News About Blooms Winery
Blooms Winery & 5511 Bistro is open at 5511 Freeland Ave, Freeland. It is home to the winery, tasting room, and bistro and will include both indoor and outdoor spaces and banquet facility options.
Our executive chef, Wayne Carter, is creating a wonderful menu to offer for lunch daily and dinner several nights a week. We will start with a limited menu and add to it as we see what your favorites are! We are already booking events like club meetings and lunches, non profit events and business parties. Give us a call at 360-321-0515.
See the wonderful article by Patricia Guthrie about our opening in the South Whidbey Record http://www.southwhidbeyrecord.com/news/new-bistro-blooms/
Whidbey Life Magazine features an article about “Rhubarb” and includes our Blooms Winery Ambrosia in the article along with a photo!
Our 2015 Petit Verdot was given a 95 Pt. rating and a Double Gold Medal at the Savor Northwest Wine Competition 2018. With other varieties we received two Silvers and a Bronze at Seattle Wine Awards 2018.
The Spring 2017 issue of Wine Press Northwest has a feature on Malbec, and Blooms 2013 (the current release) was given a “Recommended” rating, and the upcoming 2014 (ETA summer 2018) was given an “Excellent” rating!
Northwest Wine Nights Radio interviewed Ken and Virginia Bloom about the winery and here is the link to the live show! They also did a Syrah tasting with the Double Gold Medal 2012 Syrah on the live TV show with a panel of wine experts – SEE TV Episode Here!
Blooms 2013 Poetic was chosen as one of the Top Picks for Washington Red Blends in the Winter 2016 issue of Washington Tasting Room Magazine! See the full article “The Art of the Blend” including an interview with Virginia Bloom. John Vitale described the Poetic as “Powerful, poised and balanced with remarkable depth and structure to the concentrated flavors….”
Q-13 Fox News came to Blooms Winery to talk about wines made on Whidbey and participated in bottling the 2013 Riesling. See the video of the fun we had with Kaci Atchison Here.