I trust that none of the tasting notes used belonged to Martin Isark as this could prove to be expensive. Martin has successfully sued three companies who used his tasting notes without permission. See here.
See further Palate Press post here on pay to pay.
A further reponse from Natalie MacLean to David Honig posted on the Palate Press comment section here. There continues to be lively debate on this post as well as the subsequent 'pay for play' one here.