Set out below are terms and conditions relevant to your use of By continuing to use, you agree to and accept these terms of use.


Access to certain content on is only available to subscribers.


Submission bottles from third parties are accepted for the sole purpose of evaluation and commentary on

If submission bottles have been reviewed, such fact is disclosed in the review as “Source: sample” or “Source: submission”.


You may reproduce or refer to part of the material on but only if credit is given to “Sean Mitchell,” and the material is not misrepresented. The author asserts copyright in all of the material on and reproduction without written permission is prohibited by law.

Important limitations

The information on is provided on an “as is” basis and without any warranty of any kind. No representation is made regarding the accuracy or completeness of the information on The material may be updated, amended or deleted, without notice.

Opinions on are personal opinions and general information only and not statements of fact or advice. They may not be objectively verifiable. Your own preferences and tastes must guide you.

Many factors influence how wine might be perceived on any particular day. Wine reviews are point in time impressions.

No responsibility is taken for third party comments on this website and they are not an endorsement. Third party comments may be deleted without notice.

No responsibility is taken for the contents of any linked website or any link contained in a linked website. Entry to such websites is entirely at your own risk. Links are provided for convenience only.

Once you click a link, use of such website is entirely at your own risk and you exclude from any liability arising in any manner whatsoever. Access to third party sites and use of their products and services is entirely at your own risk. Further you also acknowledge that the material on any linked websites may not comply with the laws in force in Australia or any other country.

Exclusions and limitations of liability

To the maximum extent permitted by law, all liability to any person for loss or damage of any kind (however caused, including by negligence) arising from or relating in any way directly or indirectly to the material on and/or any use of is excluded completely. Where any law implies a warranty into these terms of use which may not lawfully be excluded, then to the maximum extent permitted by law, liability for breach of the warranty will be limited, at my option, to the supply by me of the services again.

Responsible drinking supports a responsible attitude to the consumption of wine and alcohol and discourages abuse and inappropriate consumption.

Governing law and submission to jurisdiction

These terms of use are governed by the laws of the State of Victoria in Australia. All parties expressly submit to the jurisdiction of the Courts of that State for the purposes of determining any dispute.