Fine Print

Grapeobserver.com is an independent Australian and international wine review written since 2009. Its purpose is to provide professional wine reviews to help inform wine consumers.  

Set out below is fine print relevant to grapeobserver.com. By continuing to use grapeobserver.com, you agree to and accept these terms of use.

Subscriptions

Grapeobserver.com is for subscribers only. There is no charge for subscription and no advertisements.

Independence

Grapeobserver.com does not accept advertising or payment in cash or kind for wines reviewed.

Submission bottles from third parties are accepted for the sole purpose of evaluation and commentary on grapeobserver.com. If submission bottles have been reviewed, such fact is disclosed in the review as “Source: sample” or “Source: submission”.

Copyright

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

Important limitations

The information on grapeobserver.com 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 grapeobserver.com. The material may be updated, amended or deleted, without notice.

Opinions on grapeobserver.com 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 should always 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 the contents of any linked website and entry to such websites is at your own risk.

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 grapeobserver.com and/or any use of grapeobserver.com 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

Grapeobserver.com 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.