Each week we review a food related app. This week it’s Delectable Wines - Wine Scanner, Ratings & Reviews – find out what the Lempert Report thought.
Wine enthusiasts have technology on their side these days with apps like this one that offer an extensive database of the world's best wines.
What it says it does: Take a photo of a wine label and instantly get ratings and descriptions with Delectable, the critically-acclaimed free app that helps you get access to the world's best wine. Keep track of your favorites and learn more about wine by following the world's leading winemakers, sommeliers and wine critics. Buy wines you love from your phone. And all this works for beer and spirits too!
What it actually does: Use Delectable to find new wines, beer and spirits; whether using the label scanner to find out about the bottle on the spot (in a store!) or just browsing the app at home and planning for later, Delectable is a great app to learn about your drinks. Users can follow top sommeliers, winemakers, and wine pros, and explore curated lists to discover new favorites. Get reviews and tasting notes on any wine from the world’s leading wine community. The app also features a personal journal so users can keep their own notes and ratings, keeping track of wines they’ve tried and want to try.
How useful is the information for target audience?: The app is an excellent database for wines, although sometimes, some wines have two or more entries each, making it a little messy to search.
Ease of use: Delectable is very easy to use, with a great interface and intuitive setup.
Who would best benefit from the app?: Anyone who is looking to try a new wine, wants to bring a wine to a friend or family member’s house, or wants to learn more about what they are drinking.