Wine Peeps: Celebrating our 1,000th Post



By John ~ February 8th, 2012.

Today marks our 1,000th post here on Wine Peeps. That means that we have averaged 245 posts per year or 4.71 posts per week. Folks, that’s a lot of writing, mostly by Kori, and we hope it has provided a great source of wine-related info for you.

True to our mission, there have been 433 posts featuring Washington State wines and 367 posts that gave you at least one great QPR (5 bangs for your buck) wine.

Our audience has continued to grow as we not only have hundreds of email subscribers and RSS subscribers, but almost 3,000 Facebook likes and 3,500+ Twitter followers as well as a presence on Open Wine Consortium and LinkedIn.

We’ve had 117 A Wine For Tonight posts recommending a very good wine that sells for $15 or less and is widely available. Last month, we hosted our 102nd Wine Tasting Dinner, where we taste and report on six wines with a common theme that are blind tasted with one of LaGayle’s fabulous meals.

For you to get the most effective and efficient use of the info from these 1,000 posts, let me call your special attention to the “Search” box in the upper right hand corner of the Wine Peeps homepage, and the listing of “Categories” a little further down the right side of the homepage. Both of those features offer great ways to find all of our posts on a specific topic.

We are always looking for ways to improve what we do on Wine Peeps. Please tell us how you believe we can do a better job of giving you the info you want on wine, especially great QPR wines and wines from Washington State.

Cheers!

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Reader's Comments

  1. Sean Gilbert | February 8th, 2012 at 9:46 am

    Way to go! I continue to be impressed with how much content you are able to generate. I enjoy reading about the wines from some new regions as well. Keep up the good work!

  2. Dave N. | February 8th, 2012 at 11:55 am

    Congratulations on the 1,000 post milestone. That’s a lot of good vino and a lot of good writing. Like many wines of which you write, the QPR for Wine Peeps is off the charts!

    Dave
    Toledo Wines and Vines

  3. John | February 8th, 2012 at 2:04 pm

    Sean,
    Thanks for the nice comment. It’s good feedback.

    Dave N,
    Love your QPR analogy. Thanks!

  4. Wine Harlots | February 8th, 2012 at 3:36 pm

    Congrats!
    A thousand is a huge milestone.
    Here’s to another 1000.

    All the best,

    Nannette Eaton

  5. John | February 8th, 2012 at 4:14 pm

    Thanks, Nannette. We hope to toast to another 1000 before too many more years.
    John

  6. Brian | February 9th, 2012 at 6:53 am

    Looking forward to the next 1000 as well! We’ll be up for Taste Washington at the end of next month!

    Cheers!!

  7. John | February 9th, 2012 at 7:13 am

    Thanks, Brian. Be sure to look us up when you’re in Seattle.

  8. Paul | February 10th, 2012 at 5:18 pm

    This continues to be one of the best wine blogs out there and it is always a pleasure to read. Congratulations!

  9. Witless Whiner | February 10th, 2012 at 5:20 pm

    Congratulations on 1,000 posts! It isn’t an easy task. I enjoy the posts and keep up the great work. Hailing from the East Coast I don’t get a lot recommendations for Washington wines…although Chateau Ste Michelle is a favorite.

  10. John | February 10th, 2012 at 7:02 pm

    Paul and Witless Whiner,
    Thanks for your kind words about our blog. We’ll continue to try to live up to your high expectations!

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