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WineMaps

Award Category 
Drupal Version 
Brief Overview 
WineMaps pushes the envelope in Drupal and Mapping technologies so that end users can have a tool to discover where to find a glass of wine and plan their next wine tour.
Launch or Publication Date 
Thursday, March 29, 2012
WineMaps Location Page
Key Modules, Theme, and Distribution Used 
Leaflet, OpenLayers, Drupal 7, Views
Why these Modules, Theme, and Distribution were Chosen 

At the time OpenLayers was the only mapping solution that fit our needs for Drupal7, we have since been migrating to leaflet, which is much lighter for our mobile needs to display 20K+ wineries and regions around the world.  We have been running in soft beta as we finalize all of the pieces of the puzzle to make the site a responsive mobile friendly website along with a mobile app using the services module.

Owner's Name 
Ryan Ornelas
Development Company 
ISTOS
Istos builds web solutions using drupal - with attention to detail and following best practices. Marzee Labs from Barcelona, Spain. We build websites for science, online commerce and NGOs across Europe and the USA.
Why Drupal Was Chosen 
Flexibility of pivoting into different directions. With all of the contrib modules and skilled Drupal talent out there, the options are endless. Plus knowing that the White House is on Drupal, provides the security level that we need.
Describe the Project (Goals, Requirements, and Outcome) 

 

WineMaps.com is an interactive travel map that allows consumers to discover, learn and interact with wineries, vineyards, wine bars and events around the world.

You can plan a trip to the vineyards in Mendocino, discover wineries in Greece, and choose which wine bar to go to in the city or find a wine-related event you should attend.

With your phone, You can look for the nearest WineMaps locations, check in to wineries, write reviews and post them to your social networks or map out your own wine tour.

Type of Nomination 
Website
Additional developers 
Development Company 
Marzee lLabs