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Virginia Wine In My Pocket app review: a user-friendly guide of the region

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Introduction

If you're getting ready to head out on a tour of Virginia wine country you may want to check out what this next app has to offer before your tour begins. The Virginia Wine In My Pocket app can be used on your iPod touch, iPad, and iPhone and acts as your travel companion and guide so you see all the best the region has to offer. Some may not even realize that Virginia is in fact wine country, it’s actually positioning itself to be the next big thing.

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Virginia Wine In My Pocket

Free

Your Personal Guide to Virginia Wine Country

The Virginia Wine In My Pocket app acts as your own personalized guide to this up and coming wine region. It's a great place to start if you are planning an afternoon in the region, a weekend, or even a full week exploring the different wineries. Instead of doing all the digging and researching on your own you can refer to the app and plan all the details. The authors of the app are Virginia travel writers who are very familiar with the region and its budding wine community. The writers have visited over 170 wineries in the state so they can speak with first-hand knowledge.

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The app was updated last summer with some overall improvements and additional content added. It currently has 4.5 out of five stars from users who seem to find the information quite helpful. There are no in-app purchases necessary.

Read up on all the details of the wineries
Read up on all the details of the wineries

What You'll Find

So what kind of information will you find in the Virginia Wine In My Pocket app? Well it covers all kinds of details such as what are the best views, best ones for romance, and best for group outings. Check out which wineries have lodging and dining on-site making them ideal for a stay, which are open to pets and kids, which ones offer special event and wedding packages, the hours of the wineries, who has free tastings, which ones offers bus and RV parking, and which ones offer the harder to find fruit wines, mead, and hard cider.

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There are links to the websites of the wineries, check out photos of them, and make use of the driving directions and Google maps that will ensure you reach your destination without getting lost. The user interface is a bit clunky as far as how it looks it could definitely be more engaging and dynamic.

Make use of the Google maps
Make use of the Google maps

Virginia Wine In My Pocket

Free

Pros and Cons

Pros

  • The app is user-friendly
  • Read up on more than 170 different wineries in Virginia
  • Each winery features in-depth information, photos, and links to its webpage
  • There are Google maps and driving directions
  • The information has been written by Virginia travel writers who have personally visited all the wineries

Cons

  • The user interface could use some more engaging features

Quick lists of wineries
Quick lists of wineries

Final Thoughts

The Virginia Wine In My Pocket app for your iPod touch, iPad, and iPhone makes it possible to plan a trip to one to one of the wineries thanks to the vast amount of content presented in a user-friendly manner.

 

Virginia Wine In My Pocket

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