14 Year Anniversary Achievement Happy Anniversary with WordPress.com! You registered on WordPress.com 14 years ago. Thanks for flying with us. Keep up the good blogging.
Wine Predator Gwendolyn Alley
That’s the message WordPress sent me today because fourteen years ago I signed up as Art Predator at WordPress for my Art Predator blog. I started blogging at Art Predator on the night of the Time Change,November 4, 2007. By summer 2008, I had quit my job teaching writing at Ventura College to go into wine writing and blogging full time working for the Grateful Palate. Unfortunately, the economy crashed and so did my job — and that company.
In 2008, I started Wine Predator, where I am on the prowl for wine, food, adventure and wineries using organic, biodynamic, and regenerative agricultural practices. Since I began, I’ve written 2052 posts for Art Predator, 1031 posts for Wine Predator, and I’ve published 103 here on Wine Predator in 2021.
Because of this wine blog, I taste wine samples from all over the world that arrive at my door– and I’ve traveled abroad to France, Portugal, and Canada as well as California, Oregon, Idaho, and Washington to taste wine and visit wineries.