Trade License

We hereby grant you a license to use Content from The Real Review subject to the following conditions:

  • You have accepted these terms and conditions by signing up to a Winery, Distributor or Retail subscription plan on The Real Review, or, or by purchasing stickers or promotional materials;
  • You have paid and continue to pay the license fee, by authorizing periodic debits to a valid credit card using the subscriptions and payment mechanisms provided on our website; and
  • You continue to comply with these terms and conditions.

By Content we mean all wine reviews, including ratings of wines reviewed, reviews of wines and part of reviews, all analytical tools, Wine 360s, Ribbons, Ranks, Certificate of Excellence awards, Top Wineries awards, Top Rank awards, Top Value awards, price benchmarks, price-rating graphs, browsers and compilations and software facilitating those tools, browsers and compilations, all graphical and other representations and images including photographs and video, and all other material of any kind whatsoever and wheresoever published, whether on the Website and any associated applications or in any other publications, digital or analogue.

By Website we mean the website at The Real Review and all associated applications (whether for mobile wireless devices or otherwise).

Your license entitles you to reproduce and use Content in accordance with the category of user (Winery Starter, Winery Plus, Distributor Starter, Distributor Plus, Retail Starter or Retail Plus) selected by you solely in connection with the promotion and sale of wines by retail or wholesale, whether from your retail premises, by mail order or through an online facility.

You may only use Content for wines you actually sell, as well as relevant references to related or competing wines.

You must ensure that any Content you use is current and up to date at the time of reproduction, especially Content based on Rank and/or Value, as this Content may change over time.

You may not alter any Content in any way except to abridge it for advertising or marketing purposes provided that such abridgement does not alter, change or misrepresent the sense or meaning of a review or of the rating of the wine reviewed or adversely impact moral rights in that Content. You may not under any circumstances alter, change or misrepresent the rating or ranking of any wine reviewed or any review of any wine or use it otherwise than in connection with the sale and promotion of the wine reviewed.

You may not use Content in any way which compromises the integrity and independence of The Real Review or its writers, or implies or infers that The Real Review or its writers have any interest, commercial or otherwise, in the wines being promoted or marketed.

When you use Content, you must:

  1. acknowledge our copyright in it by including the following copyright notice: © The Real Review; and
  2. provide a link to the Website.

If you use Content otherwise than in accordance with this license, we are entitled to terminate the license forthwith on notice to you, and on receiving such notice you must immediately remove all references and links to the Content from your sales and promotional material forthwith. You will not be entitled to any refund or partial refund of any license fees in the event that we terminate this license for non-compliance.

We reserve the right to monitor your usage of Content, including by using automated crawling tools to identify the use of The Real Review’s Content on the Internet.

We reserve the right to disallow the use of the bottle stickers on wines that do not meet our quality requirements.

Upon termination of your Winery Starter, Winery Plus, Distributor Starter, Distributor Plus, Retail Starter or Retail Plus subscription you must remove all references to Content from The Real Review from your marketing material, including online material on your website as well any physical material, including but not limited to flyers, brochures, handouts, and posters.