For those of us who like the odd glass of wine smartphone applications can be a great help in finding that perfect tipple. So today with an article for you looking at iOS and Android apps for wine lovers out there.
Drync Wine Pro is available for owners of iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Android devices. The application has been criticality acclaimed by the likes of the New York Times amongst others, as the top wine app available. It will help users to make informed decisions when buying wine, and teaches users about the wines they drink.
The app promises to be much more than a simple wine log and contains over a million wines, and has hundred of thousands of expert reviews. Users can easily record and research their favorite wines, and even take a photo of a label to get information on the wine. Other features include information on price, region, vintage, and style. Users can create their own virtual cellar which can be backed up and shared on multiple devices.
It can be used offline as well, and content can be shared with friends via Facebook, Twitter, and email. Drync Wine Pro is available on the App Store for $4.99/£2.99. iOS 4.0 or later required. Android users can find it on the Android Market.
Hello Vino is a free application which is also available for both Android and iOS platforms. It has suggestions for meal and food pairings, wine recommendations by taste preference, gift ideas for special occasions and holidays, details on ratings and price for each wine, and save wines and rate favorites.
Users will also find reviews from writers and bloggers, and specific wine brands and labels can be searched. The application has received many positive reviews from users on both platforms. Hello Vino is available free on the App Store and Android Market.
Wine Search for owners of the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch lets you compare the price of a bottle of wine offered to you in a restaurant. If you are tired of getting ripped off when buying that bottle of wine the app will give you the average retail price of it.
This will give you the mark up the shop or restaurant is putting on the wine. It also gives you merchants that sell the wine you looked up, and different suppliers can be compared to find the cheapest price.
Wine search is available worldwide on the App Store for $1.99/£1.49. iOS 4.0 or later required.