Antonio Galloni acquires Delectable

8th December, 2016 by Rupert Millar

Antonio Galloni’s company Vinous has acquired the wine applications ‘Delectable’ and ‘Banquet’.

Galloni has said that Delectable gives Vinous “unprecedented reach globally, while Banquet is an essential mobile tool for helping consumers find and purchase wines.”

Delectable – sometimes labelled the ‘Instagram of wine’ – allows users to scan wine labels with their phones and access reviews, pictures and tasting notes from other users. Downloaded one million times, it currently has a dedicated core of 120,000 monthly users.

Banquet meanwhile, a sister app of Delectable, allows its users to locate and purchase wines.

A release from Vinous states that other than the engineering teams of both apps now joining Vinous, both will continue to run exactly as they did before.

The details of the sale were not revealed although….

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