The WineStein API: Your Personal Sommelier

Kevin Sundstrom
Aug. 27 2012, 12:30PM EDT

Winewinewine.com is a wine lovers’ resource (written in Dutch) that can help track wine collections and provide wine recommendations for food pairing. The company’s artificially Intelligent advisor, “WineStein”, is designed to make pairing food and wine simple. First you select a dish, then click “show wine advice”, then WineStein quickly populates a list of recommendations. Users can easily navigate the recommendations to find reviews, detailed analysis and make a personal note to aid others in their decision. With the WineStein API developers can easily integrate this functionality into existing e-stores.

Winewinewine.com provides 3 integration options for the WineStein API:
Standard: Simple implementation by incorporating a piece of HTML code.
Custom: For deeper integration the Custom option is an XML-based API that communicates with the WineStein wine-food-engine.
Other: The Company provides contact details for developers looking to discuss integration possibilities.

The WineStein API is one of 10 wine APIs and 63 food APIs listed in the ProgrammableWeb Directory.

Kevin Sundstrom

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[...] Ever wondered what foods would be good with certain wines? The WineStein API does just that, by selecting a dish and clicking “show wine advice,’ the WineStein creates a list of recommendations for a certain dish. To learn more about the functionality and integration of the WineStein API visit the WineStein site and the WineStein API post. [...]