World’s First iPad Wine Magazine

    World's First iPad Wine Magazine

    PR Newswire

    AMSTERDAM, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — By the Grape is the first wine
    magazine worldwide built specially for the iPad. It can be downloaded now and
    costs $ 3,99. This first, international issue is devoted to the leading lady
    of wine, Jancis Robinson, one of the world's best-known wine writers. On she writes: "As the presenter of the world's
    first TV series on wine (…), and as someone recognised as a 'media pioneer'
    ( by professionals in
    the business for this website's very existence, I am always keen to champion
    new ways of introducing people to the pleasures of wine. Last year I
    therefore accepted an invitation to be involved in another wine-related media

    Also she had been "impressed by the high-quality work of film-maker Fred
    van Dijk
    , who shot the original footage for this exciting new departure in
    wine publishing."

    By the Grape is published by Derrick Neleman, founder of

    Lots to see and read

    By the Grape has unique, iPad-only content. It is completely ad-free and
    contains a documentary on Jancis Robinson, filmed in her beautiful second
    home in the Languedoc by film-maker Fred van Dijk, who made the well-received
    wine documentary Kissed by the Grape. The magazine also offers articles,
    interviews and quotes from famous wine lovers such as Hugh Johnson and Gary

    One of the highlights is the tasting of Dutch wines. On her website
    Jancis describes this as "my most surprising tasting ever!"

    Renowned authority on wine

    Jancis Robinson is a Master of Wine and an internationally acclaimed
    authority on the subject. She made and presented many tv-series on wine, has
    her own column in the Financial Times, wrote several books and is the editor
    of the prestigious Oxford Companion to Wine. She was probably the first
    internationally published winewriter to start a website.

        Buyers of this app will:
        - read all about Jancis Robinson;
        - watch Jancis at work in her French home;
        - see how her husband, restaurant critic Nick Lander, is making lunch;
        - watch Jancis being very surprised while tasting Dutch wines;
        - see and hear Jancis talk about her love of wine;
        - follow Jancis and other wine lovers on Twitter (automatic updates);
        - get recent articles from (automatic updates).
        The app is available from the App Store for $ 3,99.

    SOURCE By The Grape B.V.