Vinho Verde Road Trip Sweepstakes – Official Rules

Promotion runs from 05/05/2017-05/26/2017

THE VINHO VERDE ROAD TRIP SWEEPSTAKES
OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Comissão de Viticultura da Região dos Vinhos Verdes (“CVRVV”, the “Sponsor”), which shall be final and binding in all respects.

SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIOD: The Vinho Verde Road Trip Sweepstakes begins at 8:59 AM Pacific Time (“PT”) on Friday May 5th, 2017 and ends at 11:59 PM PT on Friday, May 26th, 2017 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

ELIGIBILITY: The Vinho Verde Road Trip Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of the 50 United States, including the District of Columbia, age 21 or older at the time of entry (the “Entrant”). Void outside the U.S., and wherever else prohibited by law. Employees of the Sponsor and its respective subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, licensed wholesaler or retailer, and the immediate family members of, and/or those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to enter. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

ENTRY: To enter, follow the directions and answer the prompt on each of the seven (7) corresponding Vinho Verde Road Trip Sweepstakes Facebook posts. Answer the following questions in the comments section of each Facebook post or like the specified Facebook posts. Each comment or like is equivalent to one entry. Entrants may enter seven (7) times, once per post.

1) Post your favorite Vinho Verde wine and food pairing in the comments section to enter our @BlueApron #sweepstakes!

2) Post your favorite Alvarinho and food pairing in the comments section to enter our #sweepstakes!

3) Have you ever had an older Vinho Verde wine? Tell us about it in the comments section to enter our #sweepstakes!

4) To enter our #sweepstakes for a chance to win a month subscription to Blue Apron, tell us if you’d rather have seafood or a spicy stir-fry with a glass of Loureiro in our comments section.

5) To enter our @BlueApron #sweepstakes, tell us in the comments section which place you’d want to visit the most in Ponte de Lima.

6) To enter our @BlueApron #sweepstakes tell us what you’d most like to do on a trip to Vinho Verde.

7) To enter our @BlueApron #sweepstakes, like this post!

Entries must be received between 8:59 AM Pacific Time (“PT”) on Friday, May 5th, 2017 and 11:59 PM PT on Friday, May 26th, 2017. Online Entrants are subject to all notices posted online including but not limited to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy.

Limit: Seven (7) entries per person over the lifetime of the Sweepstakes. This is equal to one (1) entry per Facebook post.

PRIZES/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”)/ODDS:

Grand Prize: One (1) Grand Prize will be available to be won as a four-week delivery of a 2-Person Meal Plan for Blue Apron. This is three (3) recipes a week for a total of 12 recipes over the course of 4 weeks. No substitutions of delivery service, meal plan size or number of recipes to be made. To claim the prize, the winner must fulfill all eligibility requirements (see above).

The ARV of the Grand Prize is: $240.00

ODDS: Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received.

RANDOM DRAWING: The winners will be selected in a random drawing on or about Friday, May 26th, 2017, from among all eligible Entries received. The selection will be made by third party Woobox.

WINNER NOTIFICATION: The potential Grand Prize winner will be notified by Vinho Verde Wines via Facebook and requested to confirm that they will receive the prize by emailing their address and contact info to vinhoverdewine@gmail.com by Tuesday, May 3oth, 2017, at 12pm PT. If the winner does send their confirmation email by Tuesday May 3oth, 2017, at 12pm PT another winner will be picked.

PRIZE CONDITIONS: All expenses related to the acceptance or use of the prize are the sole responsibility of prize winner.

If a prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable or if winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these rules, that winner will be disqualified, and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing.

Prize is not redeemable for cash and is non-assignable or transferable. No substitution is permitted except if prize is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. No cash in lieu of prizes and no exchange or substitution of prizes, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the winner’s sole responsibility.

Winners are responsible for all federal, state, local and income taxes associated with winning prize. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use winner’s name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video tape, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission.

Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either expressed or implied by Sponsor. Winners acknowledge that the Sponsor and all other businesses affiliated with this Sweepstakes and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of the prize being offered, except that each merchandise prize shall be subject to its manufacturer’s standard warranty (if any).

GENERAL: Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and release the Sponsor, and their affiliated agencies and companies, and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each, from all claims and liability relating to their participation in the Sweepstakes, and the acceptance and use/misuse of the prize offered. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.

Although subsequent attempts to enter on a given day may be received, only the first complete entry received from a particular entrant will be eligible; subsequent attempts by the same person to enter, identity or email address will be disqualified. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, submission will be deemed submitted by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the account from which the entry is submitted or the e-mail address submitted, depending on the method of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person to whom the email account is registered. Submission materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, or use of automated devices are void. The Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged or illegible entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of submission materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive submission information by the Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of the Sponsor and the independent judging organization, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; and (ii) withdraw any method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), and to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to withdrawal.

LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER OR VANDALIZE THIS WEB SITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the state of California. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the state of California without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of California. The remedy for any claim shall be limited to actual damages, and in no event shall any party be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, consequential, or incidental damages, including attorney’s fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief.

THE PARTIES HEREBY WAIVE THEIR RIGHT TO JURY TRIAL WITH RESPECT TO ALL CLAIMS AND ISSUES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS PROMOTION WHETHER SOUNDING IN CONTRACT OR TORT, AND INCLUDING ANY CLAIM FOR FRAUDULENT INDUCEMENT THEREOF.

PRIVACY: By entering and providing the required entry information, entrants acknowledge that the Sponsor may also send information, samples or special offers it believes may be of interest to entrant, or other information or goods offered by its marketing partners. Personal information collected from online entrants is subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy.

OFFICIAL RULES REQUEST: To request a copy of the Official Rules, see http://winesofvinhoverde.com/vinho-verde-road-trip-sweepstakes-official-rules/ or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by May 26th, 2017, to: The Vinho Verde Road Trip Sweepstakes, attn: Benson Marketing Group LLC, 2700 Napa Valley Corporate Drive, Suite H, Napa CA 94558

WINNER CONFIRMATION: For a written confirmation of the winner (available after May 26th, 2017, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: The Vinho Verde Road Trip Sweepstakes, attn: Benson Marketing Group LLC, 2700 Napa Valley Corporate Drive, Suite H, Napa CA 94558

SPONSOR: Comissão de Viticultura da Região dos Vinhos Verdes (“CVRVV”), Rua da Restauração 318, Porto, Portugal. Sponsor is an inter-professional organization with the objective of representing the interests of the professions involved in the Vinho Verde production and trade and in the defense of the regional and national inheritance of its Denomination of Origin. Legally, this institution is a regional association, a private corporate body of public interest, with undetermined duration. The CVRVV is accredited by the Portuguese Accreditation Institute, IP ( IPAC ) under Portuguese and European standard EN ISO / IEC 17065 : 2014 as certifier of products with designation of origin ‘ Vinho Verde ‘ or Geographical Indication ‘ Minho ‘ as contained Annex Technical Accreditation No. C0010. Sponsor is co-financed by the European Union, the Portuguese Government, as well as member wineries in the Vinho Verde region.

This sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. This sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter.

Void outside the US, in Puerto Rico, and wherever else prohibited.