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Can I use The Real Review ratings, reviews and awards?

Take a moment to familiarise yourself with our terms of use.

All content is subject to copyright and licensing fees apply.

You must hold an active Winery, Distributor or Retailer membership for the duration of commercial usage. Please see our Trade License.

Subscribe to a trade membership by selecting one of the following business types that best describes you:

We offer two general tiers for members seeking to use our content in commercial contexts.

Starter plans

Starter plans are our basic commercial license, and includes the following usage rights and benefits:

  • tasting notes
  • 100 point and 5 star ratings
  • receive Top Wineries certificate if awarded 
  • Top Wineries graphics and rank
  • receive 1,000 award stickers per year

Starter members may purchase awards stickers for their bottles, but may not reproduce our awards and graphics in print or online.

Plus plans

Plus plans include everything in Starter, as well as the following benefits:

Usage of Award Graphics and Iconography

We provide several graphical assets to support our trade members. These have been designed and approved for usage in commercial contexts.

You may also purchase bottle stickers and learn about other ways to promote your wines.

If you don't find a particular design that fits your requirements, please contact us, and we will work with you to find a solution.


  • Do not recreate nor redesign any awards, medals and graphics, e.g. do not put a 100 point rating and stars in a circle with The Real Review logo, or any variation thereof
  • Do not self-print bottle stickers, e.g. do not design your own stickers containing content by "The Real Review"

Electronic API access can be provided against a licensing fee. Contact management@corkscore.com for details.

If you are an existing HuonHooke.com or BobCampbell.nz subscriber, your subscription has been extended to cover all wine writers here at The Real Review. Simply log in with your HuonHooke.com or BobCampbell.nz email and password, and your membership at The Real Review will be automatically created.

Custom plans

If you have special requirements, please contact us, and we'll work together to create a plan that suits you.