Seven Deadly Zins Cupcake Vineyards Chloe Wine Collection And Ava Grace Vineyards – Holiday Shopping Spree – Win of one (1) US$1500.00 VISA gift card (each a “Prize” and collectively “Prizes”).
THE SEVEN DEADLY ZINS, CUPCAKE VINEYARDS, CHLOE WINE COLLECTION AND AVA GRACE
HOLIDAY SHOPPING SPREE
SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE OF ALCOHOL OR PURCHASE OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A
PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. MUST BE 21 OR OLDER TO
ENTER. ALCOHOL IS NOT INCLUDED AS PART OF THE PRIZE.
REFERENCES TO ANY THIRD-PARTY ENTITY OR TRADEMARK DO NOT CONSTITUTE OR IMPLY,
AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS, AN ENDORSEMENT OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES, THE
SEVEN DEADLY ZINS, CUPCAKE VINEYARDS, CHLOE WINE COLLECTION, OR AVA GRACE
BY PARTICIPATING IN THE SWEEPSTAKES VIA THE METHOD DESCRIBED HEREIN, YOU
REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD, AND FULLY AGREE TO,
AND COMPLY WITH, THESE OFFICIAL RULES. DO NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE SWEEPSTAKES
WITHOUT FIRST REVIEWING THESE OFFICIAL RULES.
1. SPONSOR: The Seven Deadly Zins, Cupcake Vineyards, Chloe Wine Collection and Ava
Grace Vineyards Holiday Shopping Spree Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is sponsored and
administered by The Wine Group LLC, 4596 Tesla Road Livermore, CA 94550 (the “Sponsor”).
2. ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes participation is open only to legal residents of the States of
Illinois, Indiana and Iowa who are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry. The
Sweepstakes is void outside the States of Illinois, Indiana and Iowa, or where prohibited or
restricted by law. The Sweepstakes is being conducted as a consumer sweepstakes in
accordance with California Business and Professions Code Sections 17539.15 and 25600.2. All
federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. The following individuals are not eligible
to participate in the Sweepstakes: employees, contractors, directors and officers of Sponsor
and each of its respective parent, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, distributors,
wholesalers, retailers, other alcoholic beverage suppliers, and any agencies involved in the
administration, development and fulfillment of the Sweepstakes including, but not limited to,
web design, advertising, marketing, public relations, and prize fulfillment companies, and the
immediate family members (spouse, domestic partner, parent, child, sibling and spouse or
“step” of each) and those living in the same households of each such individual.
3. SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 a.m. Central Time
(“CT”) on November 1, 2019 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. CT on December 31, 2019 (the “Entry
4. HOW TO ENTER: There are two (2) ways to enter.
Via the Sweepstakes Website: Either on a mobile device or a laptop/desktop computer, use
your preferred browser to visit www.HolidayShoppingSpreeSweeps.com (the “Website”), and
complete the required fields of the onscreen registration form to be entered into the
Sweepstakes drawing (the “Entry”). All Entries become the property of Sponsor. The Website
Via Text Messaging Entry: During the Entry Period, using your cellular phone or a two-way
text- messaging capable device (each a “Device”), text one of the following words
“GiftChicago”, “Celebrate”, “HolidayCheer” to (309) 250-2984. Follow the prompts to
confirm your eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes, and to receive one (1) entry into
the random drawing. Upon texting to (309) 250-2984, if you are eligible, you will receive up
to two messages from an automated system per entry attempt (excluding error messages). To
opt out of receiving texts following sweepstakes entry, text “STOP” to (309) 250-2984.
NOTE ABOUT ENTERING SWEEPSTAKES VIA A DEVICE: When you use a Device and/or transmit
data via a Device, standard data/text messaging rates may apply according to the terms and
conditions of your service agreement with your wireless carrier and are your responsibility to
pay. Other charges may apply (such as normal airtime and carrier charges) and may appear on
your mobile phone bill or be deducted from your prepaid account balance and are your
responsibility to pay. Wireless carriers’ rate plans may vary, and you should contact your
wireless carrier for more information on rate plans and charges relating to your participation
in this Sweepstakes if you have any questions or concerns. Not all carriers will participate.
Check your Device’s capabilities for specific instructions. Response text messages to you will
be sent from an automated system. Multiple entrants are not permitted to enter from the
Each individual may submit up to one (1) Entry per day during the Entry Period. Mass entry
attempts may result in disqualification of all entries by such person. Entries must be
manually key-stroked by the entrant; use of automated entry devices or programs, or entries
by third parties, are prohibited. Incomplete entries will be disqualified.
By entering, you represent and warrant that you have fully complied with all aspects of these
Official Rules. By entering, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Sweepstakes
Entities (as defined below) from any action or liability resulting from your participation in the
Sweepstakes and/or any other information included in any entry. Normal internet access and
usage charges imposed by the entrant’s internet service provider may apply and are the
entrant’s sole responsibility. If entering via mobile device, normal phone/data and usage
charges imposed by the entrant’s phone service provider may apply and are the entrant’s sole
Policies, accessible at https://www.7deadlywines.com/privacy-policy/, Cupcake Vineyards
do not agree with the policies, do not participate in the Sweepstakes or otherwise use the
You are providing your information to Sponsor. All personal information collected by Sponsor
will be used for administration of the Sweepstakes. In addition, entrants may receive email
uses reasonable commercial efforts to comply with Federal CAN-SPAM guidelines, and entrants
may subsequently opt-out of receiving further emails by following the opt-out instructions
contained in the email. Please refer to Sponsor’s privacy policies for important information
regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal information by Sponsor.
6. ODDS OF WINNING: Odds of winning are dependent upon the number of eligible entries
7. SWEEPSTAKES PRIZES: Four (4) prizes will be awarded. Each prize consists of one (1)
US$1,500.00 VISA gift card (each a “Prize” and collectively, “Prizes”). The approximate retail
value (“ARV”) of each Prize is US$1,500.00. The Total AVR of all prizes is US$6,000.00. The
actual value of each Prize depends on market conditions at time of fulfillment. Any difference
between ARV and actual value will not be awarded. All prize details will be determined by
Sponsor in its sole discretion.
8. PRIZE PROVISIONS: Prizes are non-transferable, non-refundable, and may not be resold.
The Winner is not entitled to exchange or transfer prizes or to obtain other substitutes,
provided, however, Sponsor reserves the sole right to substitute prizes or portions thereof of
equal or greater value if a Prize listed or any portion thereof is unavailable for any reason.
The Prizes will be awarded if properly claimed. The Prizes are awarded “as is” and without
any warranty, except as required by law. Any terms and conditions of the gift cards, as
determined by the issuing financial institution, will apply.
All taxes on the Prizes are the sole responsibility of the Winners. An Internal Revenue Service
form 1099 reflecting the actual value of the Grand Prize will be issued in the Winner’s name if
required by law.
9. GRAND PRIZE RANDOM DRAWING: On or about January 8, 2020, four (4) potential Prize
winners (each a “Winner” and collectively, “Winners”) will be selected in a random drawing
from among all eligible entries received during the Entry Period.
Drawing will be conducted by Sponsor. Sponsor’s interpretation of these rules and decisions
related to the sweepstakes shall be final.
10. WINNER NOTIFICATION: The potential winners will be notified by email/phone and will
be required to sign and return, via email, an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability and Publicity
release (except where prohibited by law) (“Affidavit”) within two (2) days of receipt of
Affidavit or the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be chosen, time
permitting. The Affidavit will be sent via email from the Sponsor. The return of prize
notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and alternate selection, time
permitting. Personally identifiable information, including entry information received, will be
used to verify eligibility and award the prize.
In the event of any dispute concerning the identity of the submitter of an entry, the Entry will
be deemed submitted by the natural person who is the authorized holder of the transmitting
account. Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for notifications that are misdirected
because contact details as provided by the entrant are no longer correct, or for any other
reason beyond the exclusive control of the Sponsor.
11. GENERAL RULES/VERIFICATION: By acceptance of the prize, each Winner grants
permission to the Sponsor and its agencies to use his/her name, city, state, photos, and
likeness for purposes of advertising, promotions, and trade without further compensation,
except where prohibited by law. By entering, entrants/Winners hereby agree, release,
discharge, and hold harmless Sponsor and its parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies,
advertising and promotional agencies and prize suppliers and their respective officers,
directors, shareholders, owners, employees, agents, attorneys and representatives
(collectively, the “Sweepstakes Entities”) from any and all injuries, loss, claims or damages
arising out of an entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes and/or entrant’s and Winners’
acceptance or use or misuse of a prize. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree
that the Sweepstakes Entities will have no liability whatsoever for, and that the entrants shall
defend and hold the Sweepstakes Entities harmless against, any liability for any claims based
on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy as well as injuries, damages, or losses
of any kind, whether or not foreseeable, including, without limitation, direct, indirect,
incidental, consequential, or punitive damages to persons or to property arising out of the
prizes awarded hereunder. Without limiting the foregoing, everything regarding the
Sweepstakes, including the Website/any websites used in connection therewith and the prize
awarded hereunder, are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or
implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a
particular purpose, or non-infringement, all of which are expressly disclaimed by the
If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including without
limitation infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud,
technical failure or other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness,
integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole
discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify and/or suspend the Sweepstakes and to disqualify
any individual who tampers with the entry process, violates these Official Rules, or acts in a
disruptive manner. In the event the Sweepstakes is cancelled, terminated or suspended for
any reason, Sponsor, at its sole discretion, reserves the right and may choose to award the
Prizes from among all eligible entries received prior to cancellation. Any attempt by an
entrant to deliberately damage the Website, any website involved in the Sweepstakes, or
undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and/or
civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek all
available remedies, including, without limitation, criminal prosecution, and damages,
including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees and expenses, from any such entrant to the
fullest extent of the law. No responsibility is assumed by Sponsor for any error, omission,
interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line
failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alteration of entries; or any
problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, typographical or other
errors, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure
of any email sent or electronic entry to be received on account of technical problems or
traffic congestion on the internet or on any website or any combination thereof, including,
without limitation, any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer,
tablet or mobile device related to, or resulting from, participation in or downloading any
materials related to this Sweepstakes. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or
other error in the printing of the Sweepstakes materials, administration of the Sweepstakes,
or in the announcement of the prize. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to
disqualify any individual it determines to be tampering with an entry, to be violating these
Official Rules, or to be acting in a disruptive manner. In no event will the Sponsor be
obligated to award more than the Prizes described herein.
12. RULES/NAME OF WINNER: A copy of these Official Rules can be found on the Website.
For the name of the Winners, available for a period of at least 30 days after December 31,
2019, send a self-addressed-stamped envelope to: Holiday Shopping Spree Sweepstakes, 4596
Tesla Road, Livermore, California 94550.
13. DISPUTES: To the fullest extent permitted by law, Entrant agrees that: (1) Any and all
disputes, claims and causes of action brought by him/her arising out of or connected with this
Sweepstakes or the prize awarded (collectively, “Dispute”) shall be resolved individually,
without resort to any form of class action; (2) Entrant shall attempt, in good faith, to resolve
any and all Disputes via amicable discussions between the Entrant and Sponsor. If any Dispute
cannot be resolved in such manner, before resorting to any other legal remedy, Entrant and
Sponsor shall enter into arbitration proceedings in San Francisco, California before one (1)
Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services, Inc. (“JAMS”) arbitrator agreed upon by the
parties. The arbitration shall be administered by JAMS pursuant to its Comprehensive
Arbitration Rules and Procedures. Judgment on the arbitration award may be entered in any
court having jurisdiction. This clause shall not preclude the parties from seeking provisional
remedies in aid of arbitration from a court of appropriate jurisdiction; (3) Any and all claims,
judgments, and awards to Entrant shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred,
including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees or
expenses or other costs related to litigation; (4) Under no circumstances will Entrant be
permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect,
punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages other than for actual
out-of-pocket expenses, and waives any and all rights to have damages multiplied or
14. CHOICE OF LAW: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity,
interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of
entrants and 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) that
would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of California.
15. SEVERABILITY: If any provision of these Official Rules becomes or is declared by a court
of competent jurisdiction to be illegal, unenforceable, invalid or void, portions of such
provision or such provision in its entirety, to the extent necessary, shall be severed from these
rules and such court (or, if such court refuses to do so, the Sponsor) will replace such illegal,
void or unenforceable provision of these Official Rules with a valid and enforceable provision
that will achieve, to the greatest extent possible, the same economic, business and other
purposes of the illegal, void or unenforceable provision. The balance of these Official Rules
shall remain in place and enforceable in accordance with their terms.
16. NO WAIVER: The failure of Sponsor to assert any right hereunder, or to insist upon
compliance with any term or condition of these Official Rules shall not constitute the waiver
of that right or excuse the subsequent performance or non-performance of any such term or
condition by entrant or constitute a waiver of Sponsor’s right to enforce these Official Rules.
Sponsor: The Wine Group, Livermore, CA
©2019 The Wine Group, Livermore, CA