Vinous Announces Launch of Revolutionary Wine App

Wine Lovers Can Now Scan Labels with their Phones to Get Scores and Tasting Notes from the World's Most Renowned Wine Critics

Dec 08, 2015, 10:00 ET from Vinous

NEW YORK, Dec. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Vinous Founder and renowned wine critic Antonio Galloni announces the launch of the revolutionary Vinous mobile app that allows wine lovers to scan labels to instantaneously get scores and tasting notes from the world's top wine critics.

"The new Vinous app puts all of the expertise of our extraordinary team of critics and writers at your fingertips," says Galloni. "Whether you're just starting to learn about wine or are a seasoned collector, Vinous provides all the information you need to take your enjoyment of wine to the next level."

No other wine app delivers such innovative features and breadth of content to its users:

  • Scan labels into phone to learn about wines
  • View Vinous's archive of over 200,000 reviews, tasting notes and scores
  • Sort by vintage, score or price
  • Link seamlessly to retailer listings
  • In-depth Vintage Charts – see how past vintages are developing
  • Glossary of wine terms
  • Articles by Vinous's expert wine writers on a wide variety of topics
  • Playlist feature allows users to create lists of wines they have tried or would like to try later

"You will never be at a loss for words again when it comes to wine," adds Galloni. "The Vinous app represents another step as we continue to realize our vision of creating a totally seamless digital ecosystem for wine lovers around the world. Search for a wine, read the review and then see where that wine is available, all on your smartphone."

Pricing

Free to download, with unlimited access to all features except expert ratings and tasting notes. Pricing options range from $7.99/month to $4.99/month (requires 12 month subscription). Full access is available to Vinous.com subscribers.

Currently available on iOS, the Vinous app will be available for Android soon.

About Vinous

At the intersection of media and technology, Vinous is Antonio Galloni's vision of a modern-day, independent wine publication. Vinous's team of renowned critics and writers offers in depth coverage of new releases, retrospectives and verticals of older wines, videos with winemakers, interactive maps, restaurant recommendations and more, all published in a continual, daily stream of articles. With the acquisition of Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar in December 2014 and the addition of the IWC editorial team, Vinous expanded coverage to all major wine regions. Today Vinous has subscribers in over 80 countries and is one of the most respected wine publications in the world.

About Antonio Galloni

Antonio Galloni is one of the most trusted wine critics in the world. In 2004, while a graduate student at MIT, Antonio founded Piedmont Report, the first in-depth, English language journal solely focused on Italian wine. Antonio's success led him to Robert Parker and The Wine Advocate where he became the lead critic and covered the wines of California, Italy, Burgundy and Champagne. In May 2013, Antonio founded Vinous, his vision of a modern-day wine media platform.

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