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Wine selection appsAmid planning for our holiday meals, choosing the wine to go with our food can become a bit of an afterthought. Never fear, technology to the rescue. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on wine selection apps for the novice to the experienced...
There are several good and even free apps on the market that can act as your virtual sommelier. So it really comes down to the specific features and app design you're looking for. Delectable Wine is great for its simplicity, journal tool, and because you could even buy bottles you like directly through the app. I like Blush for Wine for its recommendations based on occasion and for directing to nearby stores to find the bottles. And if you really wanna find the bottle for your specific palate, Hello Vino - Wine Assistant is the app for you. If you're starting from square one or sip one, download Plonk, a great free app for newbies, its beautiful design helps you discern [unk] as you like and don't, it will steer you toward the perfect pairing. Finally, you've got the opposite problem with overstock wine cellar, the $3 VNTG - Wine Cellar is a must download. You have to input all of your bottle's information but it does a great job organizing the information, whether you want it sorted by [unk], year or region. In San Francisco, I'm Kara Tsuboi, CNET.com for CBS News.