On this day in 1776, the Continental Congress, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation, approved the Declaration of Independence. As always, this most American of holidays will be marked by parades, fireworks, and backyard barbecues across the country. We wish you all a very happy 4th of July [...]Happy 4th of July! was originally posted on Wine Peeps. Wine Peeps - Your link to great QPR wines from Washington State and beyond.