Passion of Argentina Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”)
OFFICIAL RULES 1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED INCLUDING PUERTO RICO AND ALL U.S. TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS. Sweepstakes begins May 1, 2014 at 12:00 Noon Pacific Time (PT) and ends August 31, 2014 at 12:00 Noon PT. Sweepstakes is offered only in the United States and is open to legal U.S. residents, 21 years of age or older at time of entry. 2. ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes open to legal residents of the United States (excluding residents of Puerto Rico and all U.S. territories and possessions) who are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of Trinchero Vineyards (‘Sponsor”), members of employees immediate families (spouses and parents, siblings and children and their spouses) of Sponsor, their affiliates or subsidiaries, its advertising agencies, licensed alcohol beverage retailers and wholesalers, or any other alcohol beverage licensee, and any other company involved with the design, production, execution or distribution of this promotion are not eligible. Grand Prize winner’s travel companion is required to be (21) twenty-one years of age or older as of winner’s notification. Entries not meeting all of the requirements stated herein will be disqualified and ineligible. All federal, state and local rules and regulations apply. 3. ENTRIES. Go to and follow the instructions to enter. Entrants will be required to give their name, address, phone number, email address and date of birth. Sweepstakes begins May 1, 2014 at 12:00 Noon PT and ends August 31, 2014 at 12:00 Noon PT. One entry per e-mail, per person. Proof of sending will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. Should multiple users of the same e-mail account enter the Sweepstakes and a dispute thereafter arises regarding the identity of the entrant, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account at the time of entry will be considered the entrant. Authorized account subscriber is defined as the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address by an internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization which is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses or the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Any use of robotic, automatic, programmed or like means to enter the Sweepstakes will void all entries affected by such methods. Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for unauthorized human intervention, phone, technical, network, electronic, computer, hardware or software failures, malfunctions or disconnects of any kind, or misdirected, illegible, incomplete, stolen, garbled, fragmented or delayed internet/e-mail computer transmissions or network/ISP/website internet accessibility; or for inaccurate, incorrect or incomplete capture of entry information. 4. PRIZE(S). One (1) Grand Prize is available. One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive a trip for two (2) to Argentina. The prize includes: round-trip coach airfare for the winner and one (1) guest (guest must meet all eligibility requirements in Section 2) from the gateway city nearest the winner’s home to Mendoza, Argentina, reimbursement for one rental car for ground transportation (up to U.S. $400), a four hundred dollar (U.S. $400.00) Visa debit card for meals and incidental expenses (alcoholic beverages excluded), double occupancy (one room) accommodations for a three night stay at a hotel selected by Sponsor and a winery tour for two (2) at Dona Paula. Winery tour is not transferable, exchangeable or redeemable for cash. The trip must be taken by December 31, 2015. Sponsor will determine airline, and flight itinerary in its sole discretion. Travel and accommodations are subject to availability and blackout dates. Approximate retail value (ARV) is five thousand dollars ($5,000.00). No alcoholic beverages are included in the prize. The Grand Prize winner and his or her travel companion must travel together on the same itinerary and must possess all required travel documents. The rental car listed in the Grand Prize description will be provided only if the Grand Prize winner or his or her travel companion qualify under the rental car provider’s terms and conditions; otherwise, the rental car shall not be included in the Grand Prize that is awarded and the Grand Prize winner shall receive no alternative transportation or further compensation in lieu thereof. Any expenses not mentioned are the sole responsibility of the winner. The Grand Prize Winner will be selected from among all eligible entries received in a random drawing on or about September 15, 2014. The drawing will be conducted by an independent judging organization. Odds of winning the prize is determined by the number of eligible entries received. No cash or other substitution may be made, except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize in whole or in part with another prize of comparable or greater value if the intended prize is not available for any reason as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. 5. GENERAL: Grand Prize Winner will be notified by e-mail using the information provided at the time of entry. Winner will be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release and return it within five (5) days of attempted delivery or an alternate Grand Prize winner may be selected. Travel companion must sign a Liability/Publicity Release prior to travel. If a qualified Grand Prize winner has not claimed the prize or finalized travel plans by September 30, 2015, the Sponsor has the option to NOT award the prize. Acceptance of the Grand Prize constitutes that the Grand Prize winner and travel companion consent to the use of their names, voices and/or likenesses by the Sponsor for advertising purposes without additional compensation unless otherwise prohibited by law. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost or misdirected mail or illegible information. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Grand Prize winner is responsible for all federal, state, and local taxes including U.S. $160.00 reciprocity fee per person to enter Argentina and any other taxes not mentioned above. By entering and/or participating in the sweepstakes, entrants, Grand Prize winner and travel companion agree to be bound by the Official Rules and release Sponsor and its parents, partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, shareholders, agents, employees, advertising agencies, and all others associated with the development and execution of the Sweepstakes from and against any and all liability with respect to or in any way arising from the Sweepstakes and/or use of the prize, including, without limitation, liability for personal injury, damage or loss. Sponsor will not be responsible for any expenses incurred as a result of flight cancellation or flight delay. 6. WINNERS’ LIST: The name of the Grand Prize winner will be available at: on or about October 15, 2014. Sweepstakes is sponsored by Trinchero Vineyards, St. Helena, CA (the “Sponsor”).