Navigate Wine with Confidence
Defeat wine anxiety. Wine Simplified offers common sense guidelines to understanding what you like and how to get it. Skip the memorization and build the confidence to conquer any wine list or store. Includes 90 minutes of video tastings and tutorials, dozens of interactive guided tours and infographics, and 240 audio pronunciation guides.
Best Non-Fiction App 2012
Wine Simplified was selected by Digital Book World as the "Best Non-Fiction App 2012."
Read, Listen, Learn
Add a new language to your repertoire: the language of wine. Tap almost any name or key term for an instant definition and audio pronunciation.
How to Eat, Drink, and Be Merry
Forget memorizing every possible wine-dish combination in the world. Learn the basics of how wine interacts with food, and pick the "right" wine every time.
Decode Wine Labels and Lists
Buying wine sometimes feels like a mess of grapes, obscure place names, and stuffy terminology. Move past that flowery marketing language and learn where to really look.
Video Tutorials and Tastings
Guided video tastings are designed for you to pick up your own wine and follow along at home, while helpful demonstrations teach you how to get great wine advice in restaurants and safely open sparkling wine bottles.
Use Science to Predict Style
If you can picture how tomatoes change in flavor as they ripen on the vine, then you can easily grasp the flavor shift found in wines from chilly Northern Italy to sunny California.
Get Insider Tips
Learn useful rules of thumb to cut through the clutter of wine options, from style clues on wine labels (hint: alcohol content!) to what we can guess about a wine based on its price and vintage alone.
Marnie is a sommelier and veteran wine educator based in Philadelphia. She has served as Director of Wine Studies at the French Culinary Institute in New York and is a wine columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News. She has written two books, Wine Secrets and He Said Beer, She Said Wine.
Anthony is a sommelier and wine author who has written several books, including Food & Wine Magazine's Wine Guide for 2009, 2010, and 2011. He has also written several editions of the popular Mr. Boston Official Bartender's Guide.