Wine fans: Get info with the MCVGA mobile site and iPhone app!
Posted on: Monday, June 6, 2011 8:33 AM by Nicole Gustas
Tech-savvy wine-lovers, rejoice! The Monterey County Vintners and Growers Association has a new mobile app, exclusively on iPhone, and a mobile website for all other smartphone devices. Now you can get every piece of information you need for a perfect wine tour in Monterey County while you're on the go. The app and mobile site have several sections to fill the need of every oenophile. The most innovative is the Wines section, which allows visitors to click on the varietal they're interested in and see what tasting rooms are pouring it. Whether you're seeking classics like Cabernet Sauvignon or rare varietals like Touriga Nacional, this app has you covered! If you're committed to your desktop computer, you can also access the "Find Your Favorite" function on the MCVGA website. Other sections also offer great information. The Tours section provides three different itineraries offering three perfect wine-tasting days in different sections of Monterey County. The Tastings section provides a complete list of wine tasting options in Monterey County, including addresses, interactive maps, amenities info, and tasting menus. With the "Nearby Tasting Rooms" function, visitors can use the mobile app or mobile website in combination with their GPS-enabled smartphone to see what wineries are closest to their present location. And with the Comments function, you can take notes on Monterey County's wineries and access them whenever you wish. Click here to download the iPhone app. For other smartphones, access the MCVGA's innovative mobile website at http://www.MontereyWines.org/app.