Links for consumers / wine tasters:
- ablegrape.com - A huge wine search engine.
- Cruvee Network - Personalized social wine information and recommendations platform. For wineries this is a direct marketing platform for wine.
- winecountry.com - Extensive California, Oregon, and Virginia wine region news and information.
- picnicreview.com - Info on winery picnic sites in Napa and Sonoma Counties.
- winecountrythisweek.com - Weekly magazine and Web site, good newsletter.
- Must Love Wine - A popular social network for wine lovers.
- Snooth - Probably the largest social network for wine lovers also has useful tools for finding and reviewing wine along with wine reduction.
- CellarTracker - Cellar management application plus social network and wine reviews.
- VinCellar - Cellar management, social network, community tasting notes, price data, professional reviews.
- California Food & Wine TV - Wine, winery, and food topics. More resources for your wine travel planning.
- Adegga.com Social Wine Discovery with worldwide scope.
Recommended iPhone apps:
- Winery Quest - The #1 California wine region navigation app. Uses great data from WineQuesters.com.
- Clinks - Wine and beer journal app for your wine tasting notes.
- Snooth - Local wine search engine that is supported by their large Web site database.
- Traffic - Real-time traffic reports.
- Sit or Squat - Locates nearby public toilets - thoughtfully sponsored by Charmin.
- Where - Where is a good local search app with a map. Shows gas prices, Yelp reviews.
- geoLocals - A decent local search app.
- iWant Pro - iWant Pro is a local search app with Yelp ratings integrated into the restaurant section, search by cuisine, and an excellent map design.
- Yelp - Yelp is, well, Yelp.
- Speedtest Pro - Test the bandwidth available to your iPhone. Very useful to know.
- Sideways - a tale of two guys on a Santa Barbara County wine tasting adventure, and find romance.
- Wine for the Confused - Monty Python actor John Cleese explores wine in Santa Barbara County. Humorous of course.
- A Good Year - Russell Crow inherits a French chateau winery from his uncle, and finds romance.
- Bottle Shock - The incredible story of the famous Judgment of Paris in 1976.