You can find a wine by entering a query in Search. The result is sorted in the hierarchy Country/Region/Sub-region/Winery/Wine. You can search for a wine by region, by winery or by the name of the wine. If you search under region, the wineries in this region will appear and you can then find the right wine from the right winery. If you are already searching a winery, all the wines from that winery will appear. You can go directly to the wine you are searching for by entering its name and then you can find the vintage in the details of the wine.
Tip: click on the region to learn about the many possibilities of webnwine.com
All users can see all tasting notes.
As a Premium user you can choose to keep all your personal data private and thus not visible to other users.
All wine cellar items are not public. However, your friends can see your wine cellar. And the prices are blanked out.
Bottles offered for sale are, of course, visible to all users.
Only the number of bottles of a wine held by all users is visible in the overview. There is no information on which users own the bottles.
Other users cannot see your phone and fax numbers. Friends can see them, however.
We comply with the requirements of data protection and do not transmit your data to anyone else. You can find precise details in our conditions of use.
A team of 10 wines specialists, web 2.0 experts and software developers is behind webnwine.com. webnwine.com is privately financed and does not belong to any wine dealer. You can learn more about us in our self-portrait.
You can send us your input or ask a question using our Contact form.
If you don't find the right wine you have the possibilty to add a new wine. Importnant is at first step to find the winery or if not existing yet to add the winery.
Please enter all relevant informations such as region, address and contacts like telephone or url of the winery.
When you have the winery then you can add a new wine. Please make sure that you keep the kind of giving the name like webnwine is doing. That means firt the name of the winery and then the name of the wine. This makes the search for a specific wine much more easier.
When you add a new wine please fill in as much information as you can, also uploading a picture of the label or the bottle. This optimizes the quality of the datas for you and all other users.
There are two different webnwine.com user categories:
- free account no charge
registered users with limited functionality,
but no limit to the number of wines and tasting notes
- Premium account Euro 9 per month
registered users with unlimited functionality
With this includes creating your own reports, creating your own views and offering wine for sale on webnwine.com.
If you are logged in, you can change the information under "My profile" using "Edit profile". When you have changed the data, save it with the Save button.
There are two possibilities to book an item into your wine cellar:
- use Search to find the wine and click on Addition
- on the upper left of your wine cellar is a button labelled "Add to cellar"
You can sort your wine cellar by clicking on the relevant column heading. The first click sorts in ascending order, the second in descending order.
There are three free fields available to you as a Premium user. So you can create additional criteria and selections. In your profile, you can even say what name these fields should be given.
Tip: Name: reserved for
Then some of the bottles in this field could contain the following:
- my wife's birthday
If you book a wine into your cellar, you can enter the storage area in which you want to administer this wine. You can either administer different locations in the same wine cellar or you can administer several different cellars, if you prefer. You can decide for yourself how you want your wine cellar to appear and which locations you want to see. An overview of all storage locations is also possible, of course.
Tip: a simple numbering system will help you find your way around. Example 5.3 -> could be rack 5 and bin 3.
The value of the wine cellar is calculated as follows:
number of bottles * price = value (acquisition cost)
The FIFO principle is applied to additions to and depletions from the wine cellar.
webnwine is a solution for end users, or wine drinkers.
Whether we are in a restaurant, at a wine auction or in a wine shop, we wine drinkers must always pay the VAT.
So it should always be included.
You can enter the raters you want in your profile and put them in sequence at the same time.
You are entered by default with the smiley icon. You can change that to anything you want.
The wines in the wine cellar will be shown in this sequence. The drinking period is shown after the first fully valid rating has been made.
You can track all additions and depletions in a Cellar Journal. These are then entered periodically into webnwine.com.
You will find a cellar journal under Wine cellar / Reports / Cellar Journal.
You have an Excel export function in your wine cellar. You can save your data there.
The view function allows Premium users to make various columns in the wine cellar visible. Several views can be saved and opened at any time.
Free users have three template views available which cannot be altered.
No. You can complete the fields as you like.
You are free to complete the WSET rating or simply make a tasting note with commentary, rating and maturity date.
Of course, it would be nice if you made your tasting notes as full and precise as possible. The other webnwine users will be grateful to you in the same way that you value being able to benefit from good tasting notes.
The 20-point rating system is still the most common in Europe.
20/20 Wine of the century
19/20 The very top
16/20 Very good
13/20 Below average
10/20 Not classified
The 100-point system was popularised by Robert Parker and is used primarily in North America. It is based on the school system there, which also awards scores of between 50 and 100 points.
The 100-point system is being used increasingly all over the world.
60-69 Below average
The Wine and Spirit Education Trust WSET® provides training for the wine and spirits industry, gastronomy and all wine lovers and those interested in wine. WSET® has been the international leader in providing wine training for more than 40 years. The highest level, the Master of Wine, enjoys a worldwide reputation. The Wine and Spirit Education Trust WSET® has developed an international tasting system and thus provides all tasters with an ideal procedure for their tasting notes.
You can search for other users through the Contact search or the "Friends" function. If you want to send a contact query to the user you have found, you can use the Add as friend link.
You can use the Watchlist to track:
• individual wines or all the wines from a winery
• individual vintages or all vintages of a wine
You can choose if you want to receive information on changes to the standing data or new tasting notes or both. You will receive all the news in your Newsfeed. You will also find a filter function in the Watchlist.
webnwine regularly publishes new articles in the blog written either by the webnwine team or other wine professionals. As a user, you can write comments about the articles which can, in turn, be read by everyone else. The articles and comments associated with them can be found under the different category headings.