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Pocket Wine is like having a mini Wine expert in your, err, pocket.

What's New

Major improvements including:
New Food Pairing Tool
More Grape Varieties Added
Greater Country / Regional Coverage
All Content Revised and Extended
App Now Universal – download to all your Apple Devices

App Description

This wine app is different! Pocket Wine unlocks the complex world of wine, giving you an insight that has taken others years to achieve. It is your gateway to the fascinating world of wine and has become one of the most popular wine apps in the USA, UK and Canada.

Based on unique wine style definitions it enables you to easily navigate, explore and gain a clear understanding of all the major grape varieties and blends (there are 85 featured in the app). It even identifies the styles you will like most based on your answers to some carefully designed taste-related questions and you can share the results with family and friends. Food and wine matching is demystified with a unique pairing tool providing style guides and recommendations for hundreds of dishes. Pocket Wine will greatly increase your comprehension and enjoyment of wine.

This app won't try to sell you wines and please note that it does NOT review individual wines. Instead it provides you with a novel and easy to use model that allows you to approach wine like an expert and make you own informed decisions.

Here's what leading US app review site 148Apps.com had to say: "This app alone could ensure that I finally appreciate wine properly" and rated it 4 stars.

Appsafari called it: "delightfully thorough and ... serves as your personal guide to knowing and understanding everything about wine. It is a comprehensive guide to becoming a sommelier in training." Rated 4 stars.

Award winning website WineJulia.com said: "I absolutely love it ... this wine app is a fabulous, user-friendly, simply informative tool for wine enthusiasts of all levels. I highly recommend it."

Here's what some of our users had to say:

"This application is sensational! I discovered my love for wine. Wonderful on pairing with foods and discovering which wine suits your palate."

"Certainly one of the best wine apps, if not the best for grape information and usability."

"From a beer only drinker to a full on wine enthusiast and all because of this wonderful little app! I definitely recommend giving it a try!

"Absolutely fantastic wine reference tool. Beautiful interface, easy to use, and unbelievably informative."

"If you know anything about wine you couldn't fail to be impressed by this app."

All the content is original and has been tailored specifically for this novel approach to wine. It does not contain brand endorsements or advertising and is fully operational off-line so there is no need to connect to the web – you can use it anywhere, at any time.

Pocket Wine is designed to be an indispensable guide to Table Wines for the novice and keen wine enthusiast alike.

Main Features of Pocket Wine

• Unique wine style definitions enable you to explore table wines in a new and meaningful way.

• Includes full descriptions together with regional and food pairing information on 85 major grape varieties and blends.

• International in scope covering all the important wine producing countries.

• Discover your taste preference (and those of your friends) for each wine style with the novel “My Taste” function and share the results with family and friends.

• Search tool giving easy access to all the grape varieties and their content.

• Unique Food Pairing tool providing style guides and recommendations for hundreds of dishes.

• "Places" function identifies the notable grape varieties and blends in the World's major wine countries, regions and appellations.

• Includes an extensive wine glossary written specifically for the app.

This app is perhaps the best investment you can make in wine. With Pocket Wine as your guide you are ready to embark on a great wine adventure. Bon Voyage!

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

September 22, 2012 New version 2.0
May 14, 2011 New version 1.2
October 29, 2010 Initial Release

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