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Best iPhone Wine Apps


These apps will help when scouting at your local wine shop, or when pairing wine with your meal. There are many wine-themed apps for your iPhone. Some of these apps are very similar, some are geared to the novice wine lover and others for experience wine buyers that will enjoy all the management tools. These apps are designed to be an on-call sommelier, ready to suggest a wine or pairing at the touch of a tab.

Vivino iPhone App

One of the best all-purpose wine apps around, Vivino allows iPhone users to snap a label shot (boasting perhaps the best label recognition technology) and use the image to look up the wine’s tech sheets, ratings, winemaker notes, critic reviews and more. Keep track of your favorite wines with five star-rating capabilities and With over 10 million wine lovers tracking their favorite wines and sharing them with friends, keeping tabs on the best “real world” wines has never been easier.

Delectable iPhone App

The Delectable iPhone wine app often goes head to head with Vivino in terms of users and specific features. Just like with Vivino, you search wines based on grape varieties or specific wine regions. Personal rating systems for individual wines are available as well, though with Delectable it’s via smiles and not stars. Delectable does have a unique feature that allows you to buy wine that you’ve tried at a restaurant or party directly from the app.

Drync Wine iPhone App

The recently updated 3.0 Drync wine app, allows for easy searches of wines based on grapes, regions, or specific styles of wine. Along with comprehensive community features that allow you to see what your friends have bought and liked in recent days. Easy tabs allow users to jot down their own reviews, edit past wines and even add wines to an ongoing wishlist.

Hello Vino iPhone Wine App

This is an extremely user-friendly wine app, with a straight-forward interface and spot-on food and wine pairing recommendations. The wine recs and reviews are available via and offer up what you would find on the shelves of most wine shops, making those spur of the moment wine shop decisions just a bit easier.

Cellar iPhone App

The Cellar iPhone App is targeted to those looking for some cellar management components, though if you are looking for assistance in managing a large cellar, this may not be what you are looking for.


By Stacy Slinkard, AboutFood