Rules Of Entry

No other tasting review company can offer you a digital, international platform with accountable, objective reviews for wine, spirits and beer altogether on 1 domain! and Beverage Testing Institute help brands achieve real results through real reviews.

  • The Beverage Testing Institute reviews alcohol beverages and related product that are commercially available from any country. It is open to all producers, distributors, retailers, agents, importers, ad agencies or public relations offices.

  • Entry forms are due by the 1st of each month and samples are due by the 15th of each month. We undertasnd delays sometimes happen, and we are able to adjust if necessary. Email customer service at

  • Samples submitted must be the commercial, government label-approved package and MUST be available for purchase, either in the US or in their country of origin, at the time of entry. Entries that do not meet these criteria will be disqualified from the competition without refund. If you have a pre-release, pre-launch, or proto-type product that you would like reviewed please contact our private consulting division to set up a private review with confidential feedback. See our consulting site for more details.

  • Do not place any stickers or obstruct front labels, your bottle will be photograhed for online publication. If you prefer to use your own product images, you will be charged a $25 processing fee per product. Please send them to Images must be at least 600x1200 px at 300 dpi in jpg or png format, on a white or transparent background.

  • All participants agree to our usage policy. Entrants pay all shipping, customs and duty fees, no results will be released or published without full payment on account.

  • Wine and Beer category results are released 45 days from their deadline, Spirits category results are released 60 days from their deadline. One re-taste will be granted for any obviously flawed, tainted or damaged samples — only the same product and vintage. Additional retastes would constitute a new entry and an additional entry fee. All paid products that have been entered and reviewed will be published on, no exceptions.

  • Entries may be cancelled up to 14 days after the deadline date. The entry fee will be refunded minus any banking fees within this period. You may replace your entry with a different product at no additional cost. If you entered and failed to ship samples or make payment, the record for your entry will be canceled after 21 days. If you wish to change or amend an entry, please call the office at: 773-930-4080 or email:

  • We reserve the right to refuse service for any reason and refund your entry fee(s). Any samples shipped to BTI become BTI property 14 days after a given category deadline date and will be disposed of at our discretion.

  • If you wish to submit a commercially available wine, spirit or beer to one of our competitions or reviews, you can review our schedules and download an entry form for all the details.

    We reserve the right to modify these rules at our discretion.

  • If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us: