Wine lovers know that a year can make a world of difference. Now you can quickly select a reliable vintage with the expert information in our free smartphone app. VintageChart+ provides Wine Spectator‘s ratings of vintage quality in the world‘s top wine regions, along with a guide to when the wines should be drinking at their best. Remove the guesswork and get the most out of what‘s in the bottle.
VintageChart+ gives you a simple way to compare the quality of wines from different years—for more than 50 regions and grape varieties. Quickly navigate to a country and region and, if appropriate, select the grape variety. These charts are updated regularly by Wine Spectator‘s experts, based on blind tastings of hundreds of wines in each category.
Not sure if it‘s the ideal moment to open that special bottle you‘re saving? Along with scores that indicate each vintage‘s general quality, our editors provide “drinkability” recommendations—whether the wines are ready to enjoy now or should be held to fully mature. Tap the “i” icon to learn about the growing season and wine characteristics.
Deepen your understanding of wine with our bonus Learn More section, which explains the history of vintage charts, how they are created and tips for using them to your advantage. Plus, discover how Wine Spectator‘s experienced editors rate wines in blind tastings, in our behind-the-scenes video.