Thursday, May 3, 2007

Drinking - Web 2.0 style

Drinking - Web 2.0 style!

Not another top Web 2.0 list of the best this and that oh please, spare me! How about the unusual, how about drinking (some prefer to call it tasting) Well, here’s a surprising list of wine related websites. Forget photo editing and sharing, or blogging sites. These sites are just so crazy they just might work! Wine Connoisseurs, collectors, critics, can’t remember-ers, and the everyday wine guzzler’s will all find something here.

Buyersvine - Know your Wine - Connects wine consumers directly with wineries. BuyersVine mission is simple: enable a lower price to consumers and a higher margin to wineries. Find wines using the Buyersvine tags search, watch the best-of-the-web wine videos and more

Corkd – love the name! A Simple Way to Review and Share Wine - Cork’d is a free service for wine aficionados. You can use Cork’d to catalog, rate and review wines you’ve tasted. You can also keep track of wines you’d like to try and buy as well as subscribe to what your buddies have reviewed. It’s a new way to discover and share wine.

Vinorati - Your Wines and You- Describe the wines you taste with tags. -Store, search, sort and share your testing notes. -Check out which wines your friends are enjoying. -Create or join tasting groups.

Bottletalk - )no it’s not about being in a drunken stupor and trying to hold an intelligent conversation) - Share Wine with Friends - a free online service for people who love wine. Store details of the wines you have drunk and what you thought of them in your personalised area. Share your wine experiences with friends, family and other wine lovers. Rate and tag wines for easy reference. Discover new wines you'd like to drink and store these in your wanted section. Buy wines easily from online retailers.

winelog – for those that drink a lot fo wine but have trouble remembering it - Keeps A Record of Wines that you have Tried - When you venture to try a new type or variety of wine, you are taking the risk that you will either love it or hate it. WineLog provides you with a free way to track your preferences on new wines, including the specific information about the wine, as well as personal and public comments and one to five-star rating.

Last but not least, a restaurant food rating system

Menuism - Rate what you eat\ate - Can't find a romantic place for your next date? Tired of your usual watering holes for happy hour? Frustrated while finding the best rainbow roll in town? Problem solved - Menuism takes the pain and frustration out of deciding where and what to eat.