Artisanal Wines of France Sweepstakes 2013
VITIVINI 2013 SWEEPSTAKES - TERMS & CONDITIONS
CONTEST IS OPEN TO RESIDENTS OF THE U.S. AND DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ONLY
(EXCLUDING PUERTO RICO) AND SHALL BE CONSTRUED AND EVALUATED ACCORDING TO U.S.
LAW. DO NOT ENTER THIS CONTEST IF YOU ARE NOT LOCATED IN THE U.S. MUST BE 18
YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER WITH INTERNET ACCESS AS OF THE START DATE.
PURCHASE NECESSARY. Sponsored by Atout France USA/The France
Tourism Development Agency (FTDA) New York, NY
and submit your VITIVINI 2013 SWEEPSTAKES entry form found at franceguide.com
from June 1st, 2013 (“Start Date”), through November 30th, 2013 (“End Date”).
The winners will be drawn on December 1st, 2013. Only one entry per
person/e-mail address permitted. All entrants must have a valid e-mail address.
In case of dispute as to identity of entrant, entry will be deemed to have been
made by the registered user of the e-mail account, and if a prize is won, will
be awarded to the registered user, if eligible. FTDA reserves the right at its
sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the
entry process or the operation of the VITIVINI 2013 SWEEPSTAKES or web site or
to be acting in violation of these Official Rules.
3. Eligibility: VITIVINI 2013 SWEEPSTAKES is open to legal
residents of the United States and the District of Columbia (excluding Puerto
Rico), 18 years of age or older, with internet access as of the Start Date.
Employees of FTDA, cooperating prize suppliers, if any, and their affiliates,
subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, interactive and similar agencies, and the
immediate families and household members of each (collectively, “Sweepstakes
Entities”), are not eligible to participate or win a prize in the Sweepstakes.
Only one prize per person/e-mail address. Winner will be notified promptly
after the drawing. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible
4. Prize: VITIVINI 2013 SWEEPSTAKES PRIZE: There
will be a prize awarded for 2 people:
One stay for two at Les Sources de Caudalie, luxurious 5-star hotel-spa and
gastronomic restaurant in Bordeaux. Three nights in Prestige room, breakfast
included and two Vinothérapie® rituals during half a day stay at the Spa
Caudalie. Valid every day of the year until December 31st, 2014.
Subject to availability at time of reservation.
One stay for two at the Bernard Magrez vineyards in Bordeaux for 4
days / 3 nights. Half board formula without transportation. Valid every day
until the end of the year until December 31st 2014. Subject to availability at
time of reservation.
Two round-trip plane tickets courtesy of Air France in coach from
winner’s nearest US gateway to France. Winner will have to pay all taxes
and fuel surcharges on the flight. Based on availability at time of
reservation. Extensions are not permitted at any time. The trip is valid
until December 31st, 2014 on a space available basis. Winner and Guest are
responsible for all taxes and for all travel, accommodations and expenses not
specifically included in the prize description. These include, but are not
limited to: travel expense from his/her home to the nearest Air France gateway
to France, dinners, lunches, drinks, and tickets to attractions during the
The prize is non-transferable and/or redeemable for cash,
goods or services and cannot be combined with any other special offer or
promotion. Booking will be made on space available basis of desired travel date
and desired travel date must be before expiration date. Valid for one trip for
the maximum number of days specified above and cannot be separated into
multiple trips. Cancelation charges and other terms and conditions of travel
will apply. No extensions will be granted beyond the expiration date. Sponsor
is not responsible for any airfare penalties or differentials incurred by
travelers due to purchase of tickets prior to confirmation of land stay.
Sponsor is not responsible for lost or stolen prize certificates. Proof of
citizenship and country entry requirements are the traveler’s responsibility.
Approximate Retail Value: $5,075 (Bernard Magrez’s
vineyards) and $2,225 (Sources de Caudalies). Taxes and all other expenses not
expressly stated herein are solely the responsibility of the Grand Prize winner
and his/her guest. FTDA makes no warranty with respect to any prize. FTDA will
report value of prize as required by law. FTDA reserves the right to substitute
prize of equal or greater value.
5. Release of Liability: By entering the VITIVINI 2013
SWEEPSTAKES, entrants accept and agree to these rules and the decisions of the
FTDA, which shall be final. Winner will be required to sign an Affidavit if
Eligibility and Liability, Indemnity and Publicity Release and Agreement and
Guest will be required to sign a Liability and Publicity Release and both must
be returned within 14 days of notification or prize will be forfeited in its
entirety and an alternate winner will be selected. Winner’s Guest must be 18
years of age or older. FTDA may use winner's and guest's names, likenesses
and/or biographical information for promotional purposes (including posting
first name and last initial on this web site) for no additional compensation,
except where prohibited. Return of any prize or notification as undeliverable
will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected.
Entries and entry information become the property of FTDA and none will
be returned. Entrants agree that FTDA, its affiliated companies,
representatives, agents or employees are not responsible for, and shall be
indemnified by the prizewinner against, any claims, injuries, losses or damages
of any kind resulting from participation in this VITIVINI 2013 SWEEPSTAKES
and/or acceptance, use, misuse, possession, or loss of the prize.
After the contest ends, all participants will receive an e-mail concerning
information on the winner.
6. General: FTDA assumes no responsibility for
computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions or
other errors/failures of any kind, delayed computer transmissions, network
connections or damage to participants’ computers arising out of participation
in this Contest. FTDA reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel or suspend
this VITIVINI 2013 SWEEPSTAKES should virus, bug or other causes beyond
Sponsor's control corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the
VITIVINI 2013 SWEEPSTAKES. FTDA is not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate
entry information whether caused by Internet users or by any of the equipment
or programming associated with or utilized in the VITIVINI 2013 SWEEPSTAKES or
by any technical or human errors that may occur in the processing of the
entries in the VITIVINI 2013 SWEEPSTAKES. FTDA reserves the right to withdraw
the transmission of this VITIVINI 2013 SWEEPSTAKES at any time and award prizes
based upon votes received prior to date of the withdrawal. Void where
prohibited taxed or restricted.
7. Winner: Prizewinners will be posted on franceguide.com
after awarding of prize. This offer may not be published elsewhere without the
written permission of FTDA.