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iPhone for Wine Lovers

written by: Arnold Zafra•edited by: Simon Hill•updated: 5/26/2011

Are you a wine expert, lover or simply an enthusiast? The iPhone has got you covered with tons of wine apps. Here we give you 10 great apps on the iPhone for wine lovers. These iPhone wine apps include reviews and ratings, recipes, and other important information about wines.

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    Wine Ratings Guide

    Wine Ratings Guide With all this important information about wine, how can you possibly go wrong with your decision on what wine to buy? The Wine Ratings Guide brings you - wine name, ratings, bottle shot, pairing recommendations, flavor profile and price. What else could you possibly need to make the right purchase? This app puts 1 million wine ratings at your fingertips, so to speak. The app gives you access to an extensive wine database containing more than one million wine entries which you can search by name, price, grape, varietal, region, producer and designation. The app also lets you rate a particular wine you've just tasted with a simple tap which is then saved to your personal ratings list of wine. In addition, in times when you are confronted with the tough job of selecting which wine to order while in a grocery store, you can easily check the app's "quick list" to find out the best buys from different stores. (Price: $3.99) (Download link)

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    iPairings: Wine, Food and Cheese Pairings

    iPairings: Wine, Food and Cheese Pairings This app provides you with more than 131 wine varietals and more than 1,400 food, wine and cheese pairings. Perfect when you're dining out in a restaurant and you have to choose which wine from the menu best fits your meal. The app also provides you with a brief description of the wine and lets you filter the selection by white or red wine. Using the app is easy as well. All you have to do is tap on either the wine, food or cheese options from the app's main menu and you'll be given the suggested pairings. (Price: $0.99) (Download link)

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    Wine Enthusiast Guide

    Wine Enthusiast Guide Here's another pretty useful iPhone wine app - Wine Enthusiast Guide. This app not only helps you select the best wine to purchase for every occasion but also helps you improve your wine knowledge. The app provides you with more than 86,000 authoritative wine reviews by wine experts from the Wine Enthusiast Magazine. And the app's information is updated monthly, so you can rest assured that you'll get the latest information all the time. In addition to all this, the app also contains 20 illustrated tutorials on unlocking the secrets of wine. These tutorials have links to online content too. (Price: $4.99) (Download link)

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    Recipes For Wine Lovers - Triscuit

    Recipes For Wine Lovers - Triscuit First things first, this iPhone wine app is free. And for a free app, it's kind of surprising that you can get so much valuable wine information. It features around 20 wine-friendly Triscuit recipes and combinations of cheese-and-crackers to go with your wine. All wine-biscuit-cheese recommendations were done by experts from the Wine Spectator, so you can be pretty sure that these pairings are really good. Features include - entertaining wheel interface, 20 unique recipes, ingredients and preparation instructions, portrait and landscape view, and 101 wine-pairing education. (Price: Free) (Download link)

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    Drync Wine Pro

    Drync Wine Pro How about an app featuring 1.2 million wines and prices, 270,000 expert reviews and winemaker's notes and 23,000 Gary Vaynerchuk/Winelibrary reviews and videos? Do all of these features sound appealing to you? Then, you better check out this feature-rich app. First thing you'll appreciate about this app is that it lets you remember what you drink by allowing you to create a wine tasting log where you can include your ratings and save them to your own app's cellar. This iPhone application can scan wine labels as well. The app also lets you find wine, read expert reviews, ratings and current market prices. In short, this iPhone wine app is a powerful wine search, discovery and cellar management tool. (Price: $4.99) (Download link)

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    Hello Vino - Wine Recommendations

    Hello Vino Here's another free and yet great iPhone wine app. It's a useful app if you're looking for a wine to pair with food, enjoy wine on its own of give wine as a gift. The app also lets you search for specific wine wherever you may be. It gives you wine ratings and reviews to help you decide which is the best wine to buy. Here are some of the app's features - browse by food pairing or taste preference, recommendations for occasions and holidays, specific wine brands and labels and more. (Price: Free) (Download link)

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    Wine Events

    Wine Events Another simple iPhone wine app with one particular purpose - to help you find wine and food events in your area. The app puts's calendar of wine, food, beer and spirit events in your iPhone. The app also lets you find events within a short distance of your current location, find events around a specific city area, access full events details on the go and map events through an interactive location-based map. (Price: $1.99) (Download link)

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    Cellar - manage your wine collection in style

    Cellar Did you ever imagine that you could have your own wine cellar in your iPhone? Well, this app lets you sort of do that. This wine management app for your iPhone lets you customize each of your wine bottles based on shape, color of the glass, bottle top and the wine label itself. You can also add wine information on each bottle including wine producer, vintage, grape blends, name, region, type, price, personal notes, pairings and more. In other words, Cellar iPhone app is a wine garage, wishlist and trash all rolled into one app. (Price: $4.99) (Download link)

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    iWine iWine is a wine journal app that provides you with an easy way of tracking all the wines you've owned, tasted, purchased and recommended. With an easy-to-use and very intuitive interface, iWine contains fields for all the important information about wines including - vintage, varietal, varietal type, country, state, region and more. The app gives you all the tools you need to better manage your cellar, ensuring that you'll never forget that great wine you've tasted before. (Price: $2.99) (Download link)

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    Wine List

    Wine List This app earns a spot on our list of iPhone wine apps for its simplicity and functionality. It's a simple application that lets you quickly and easily see the wines that you have enjoyed so far and even wines which you have not enjoyed. The app's other features include - tracking winery, type, varietal, price, rating and more. It also allows you to choose attributes from a list and you can also add images to help you remember the wine. (Price: $0.99) (Download link)