WineRatings+ by Wine Spectator 17+

Reviews & Scores From Experts

M. Shanken Communications, Inc.

    • 4.6 • 844 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



Whether you’re on a journey to discover the wines you like or have a full cellar at home, WineRatings+ is here to help you drink great wine, every time.

Trying to decide what to uncork with dinner? Picking out a special gift? With industry leading scores and tasting notes from the world renowned blind-tasters of Wine Spectator, WineRatings+ has recommendations you can trust. Browse hundreds of thousands of top-quality wines at your fingertips, and quickly save your favorites so you’re never hunting for something good to drink.

Our Senior wine tasters blind-taste every bottle to ensure an unbiased score and a lusciously descriptive tasting note. With over 40 years as industry leaders, Wine Spectator is the trusted name in wine ratings and reviews.

Our expertly-assembled vintage charts will help you know exactly when your wines are ready to drink, past their peak, or should be held onto for a bit longer to achieve perfection.

Build a gift list, track bottles you want to try, and quickly add wines to your favorites. Add your own ratings, tasting notes, and photos. Have the perfect recommendation? Share wines and your personal lists with friends and family.

We add over 1,000 wines every month so you have the most up-to-date wine ratings & reviews. What can we say? We love wine!

- Enjoy a 30 day free trial on us!
- 1,000+ new wines added every month
- 400,000+ expert wine ratings and tasting notes
- Seamlessly create wine lists and choose favorites

Please note that WineRatings+ is a separate subscription from Wine Spectator Magazine and With a powerful mobile-optimized search engine and a bevy of features unique to the app, think of WineRatings+ as your wine guide on-the-go. Try it free and see for yourself! As always, our vintage charts and a wide selection of the latest news from the world of wine are freely available at

Try WineRatings+ for free for 30 days. The all-access version of WineRatings+ requires a monthly subscription of $2.99(USD), which is auto-renewed. Payment will be charged to your iTunes/App Store account at confirmation of purchase. You can turn off auto-renew at any time from your iTunes/App Store account settings; you must do so at least 24 hours before the end of the current subscription period to avoid being billed for the next cycle. Any unused portion of the free trial is forfeited when you purchase a subscription.

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What’s New

Version 6.8.5

- Add more diagnostics for subscription errors

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
844 Ratings

844 Ratings

ash92617 ,

This app is literally amazing

I normally stick to the same brands of wine because I like to stick to what I know but this app has definitely changed that for me. First of all, the app is gorgeously designed!!!! I was amazed at the sophisticated simplicity of the design, and I LOVE how user-friendly it is. It’s so easy to navigate through the endless offers of this app. I can’t wait to try the wineries in California, France AND Italy (whenever COVID allows us to do that) and this app has made it easy for me to have it right at the touch of my fingers. Thank you for this app!!!!!

Beach friend ,

Only access w/ paid subscription - no basic access anymore

Just like others noticed, this app now only works with a paid subscription that amounts to $36/ year.
Like other users, I decided to press the delete button and after many years of use (10y?), it now is history and no longer on my phone.
I used it now for many years mainly for a quick look at the vintage charts and every once in a while I also had a subscription but I found that unless you are in the industry it’s not worth spending this for occasional use. I’m not a fan of a subscription model, especially not for things you only need once in a while. I thought it was a good play on their part as a teaser to get the magazine or even if you wanted to get individual ratings which were only available with a subscription. Maybe it’s worth if you get it as part of a magazine subscription as well but not as standalone.
WS mentioned that their website is mobile friendly and the basic info is still free on their site.

Developer Response ,

We've happy to share that Wine Spectator's much-loved Vintage Charts and articles are still freely available as a mobile-friendly web experience.

To keep these available at your fingertips, you can add to your device’s home screen using the following steps:

1. Open in Safari.
2. Tap the share icon.
3. Scroll down and select “Add to Home Screen.”

Now tapping the WS logo you will be taken directly to the website. We hope this helps!

Atx nerd ,

Needs better list capabilities

I have been using the website for both ratings searches and keeping track of my cellar. The app is much nicer for searching with the infinite scrolling and easy sorting. However, I’m not sure I’ll take the time to add my wines to lists. There is no way to search a list and no way to see what’s in the drink now window in your cellar. I’d really love a filter or two so I could an Italian red that’s ready to drink but will be past the best drink window by 2022, for example. So this is nice for being in the wine shop but not useful for being at home and trying to figure out what to pull out for dinner.

App Privacy

The developer, M. Shanken Communications, Inc., indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • User Content
  • Identifiers
  • Diagnostics

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Search History
  • Usage Data

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

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