Make a Splash at SD's VinDiego with These 5 Wine-friendly Apps

Crowds (and wine) will be flowing next month for the 2nd Annual VinDiego Wine and Food Festival at Liberty Station, April 4 and 5. The festival celebrates a shared passion for handcrafted wines, offering more than 200 to taste, paired with delectable bites, a variety of cheeses, artisan breads, olive oils and live entertainment.

In addition to tantalizing the palates of San Diegans, VinDiego donates all proceeds from the silent auction to the charity Freedom Station, a local San Diego non-profit organization giving soldiers a hand up as they face the challenges of coming back to civilian life.

To prepare the thousands of attendees for the weekend festivities, the local AT&T team has pulled together the top five must-have apps and websites necessary to uncork the fun at this year’s VinDiego.  

Top Five AT&T Picks for VinDiego:

1)      VinDiego 

Download the VinDiego website to your smartphone to stay up-to-date on vendor information and find out who the exhibitors and artists will be this year! Don’t miss out on any updates by following the VinDiego social media outlets, all accessible from their website. www.vindiego.com 

2)      Hello Vino

Wine and dine like a pro for VinDiego by downloading the Hello Vino app for a personal wine assistant. This app provides wine recommendations for meals, occasions, holidays and also based on your taste preferences. Perfect to have handy while you explore new cuisines and please your palate with a perfect wine pairing. Free to download. 

3)      Pair It!

With more than 200 handcrafted wines and culinary bites to taste during this fabulous two day event, downloading Pair It! will offer users more than 20,000 wine pairing selections to help them mix and match flavor characteristics to tantalize all types of palates. Each wine featured on the app includes a brief description with detailed pairing tips and the wine’s unique flavor bridges. $4.99 to download. 

4)      Uber 

Ride in style to Liberty Station for the upcoming event while staying safe with the Uber app. By downloading the app, attendees can taste all the handcrafted wines they desire without worrying about the ride home.  By entering promo code VINDIEGO and using as their source of transportation to VinDiego, users will receive $20 off of their first ride and Uber will donate a free ride to the charity Freedom Station. Free to download. 

5)      Freedom Station 

The Warrior Foundation Freedom Station is the charity organization at the 2nd annual VinDiego event. Our marines, soldiers and sailors need our help transitioning back to civilian life down to their clothes they wear. By downloading the website to your smartphone, you can stay up-to-date with opportunities to volunteer, how to donate and events taking place around San Diego. http://www.warriorfoundation.com/

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