Uncork Texas Wines And Texas Monthly – 2021 Texas Vintner’s Cup Sweepstakes

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The “2021 Texas Vintner’s Cup” Sweepstakes
Official Rules
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE
DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANES OF WINNING. EACH ENTRANT AGREES TO THESE OFFICIAL
RULES. THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
1. HOW TO ENTER: To receive entry into the 2021 Texas Vintner’s Cup Sweepstakes (i) go to
TEXASMONTHLY.COM/WIN-TEXAS-WINE and complete all of the required information and follow all
instructions and submit your entry by clicking on the “Enter” button, or (ii) hand print your name, complete
address, telephone number and date of birth on a postcard and mail via first-class mail to: Texas Monthly,
ATTN: TX Vintners Cup, P.O. Box 1569, Austin, Texas 78767-1569.
Limit one (1) entry per person per Sweepstakes Period (as defined below). Automated entries will be
disqualified. Any attempt by an entrant to submit multiple entries by using multiple/different email
addresses, identities, registrations, logins or any other methods will void all of that entrant’s entries. All
entries become the sole and exclusive property of the Sponsors and receipt of entries will not be
acknowledged or returned. The Sponsors are not responsible for lost, late, illegible, stolen, incomplete,
invalid, unintelligible, misdirected, technically corrupted or garbled entries, which will be disqualified, or for
problems of any kind whether mechanical, human or electronic. Only fully completed entries are eligible.
Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Texas Monthly.
2. START/END DATES: Sweepstakes begins at 10:00 AM CT on June 22, 2021 and ends at 5:00 PM CT
on October 8, 2021 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).
3. ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes is open to all legal U.S. residents who are 21 years of age or older at the
time of entry. This Sweepstakes is not open to employees, or immediate family or household members of
employees, of either Sponsor, or their respective agents, vendors, parent companies, affiliates or
subsidiaries (collectively the “Sponsor Parties”). Final eligibility for the award of any prize is subject to
eligibility verification. All entries must be submitted by the end of the Sweepstakes Period in order to
participate. Texas Monthly reserves the right to require proof of eligibility. Sweepstakes is void outside of
the United States and where prohibited by law.
4. RANDOM DRAWING/ODDS. Winners will be selected in random drawings from all eligible entries
received during the Sweepstakes Period with such drawings to occur on or around 10/15/2021. Odds of
winning depend on the number of eligible entries received for the drawings at the end of the Sweepstakes
Period. Drawings will be conducted by Texas Monthly. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants fully and
unconditionally agree to be bound by these rules and the random drawings conducted by Texas Monthly,
which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.
5. WINNERS/PRIZE: Three (3) winners will be randomly selected and each winner will receive one of the
following prizes based on winner selection:
Grand Prize: Texas Wine Weekend and full case of award-winning Texas Vintners Cup wines
(ARV: $1,500)
Runner Up #1 Prize: Full case of award-winning Texas Vintners Cup wines (ARV: $500)
Runner Up #2 Prize: Full case of award-winning Texas Vintners Cup wines (ARV: $500)
Total approximate retail value of all prizes combined: $2,500
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Prizes are non-transferable and substitutions or cash equivalents are not permitted, except by Sponsors,
who reserve the right to substitute a prize of comparable or greater value, in their sole discretion. Winners
will be notified by phone, in person, by email or via overnight carrier service by Texas Monthly. If a winner
cannot be contacted or if the winner is unable to accept a prize within five (5) business days, the prize will
be forfeited and, at Texas Monthly’s discretion, awarded to an alternate winner. You can obtain a list of the
winners by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope by October 31, 2021 to Texas Monthly,
ATTN:_Wine Weekend, P.O. Box 1569, Austin, Texas 78767-1569. Requests received after November 19,
2021 will not be honored.
6. GENERAL RULES: By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound and abide by these
Official Rules, and to accept the decisions of Sponsors as final. All federal, state, and local taxes, gratuities
and any other expenses not specified herein are the winner’s responsibility. Federal, state and local rules
and regulations apply. All entries become the property of Sponsors, and will not be acknowledged or
returned. Each winner may be required to fill out a 1099 tax release form and an affidavit of eligibility and
release, as well as an acknowledgement of (prize) receipt.
7. RELEASE/OTHER REQUIREMENTS. BY ACCEPTING THE SWEEPSTAKES PRIZE, EACH WINNER
AGREES TO RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS EACH SPONSOR, AND THEIR SUBSIDIARIES AND
AFFILIATES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS
(COLLECTIVELY, THE “SPONSOR PARTIES”) FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY INCLUDING ALL
CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, INJURIES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND
SUSTAINED IN CONNECTION WITH THE ACCEPTANCE, ENJOYMENT AND/OR USE OR MISUSE OF
ANY PRIZE RECEIVED IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. By entering, each entrant grants permission, without
compensation, to Sponsors and their agents and licensees to use the entrant’s name, picture, likeness
and/or any other information contained in the entry for purposes of internally documenting the prize awards
and for disclosure of the prize winners in print and/or internet broadcast. Except where prohibited by law,
all entrants consent to being photographed and/or interviewed about the Sweepstakes and grant full
permission and consent to the Sponsor Parties to use any of such photographing and/or interviewing results
for the purposes described in the preceding sentence, and release the Sponsor Parties from all liability
related thereto. Sponsors are not responsible for loss or damage in shipping. Sponsors are not responsible
for technical, hardware, software, or telephone malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network
connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications
caused by any Sponsor Party, the user or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or
utilized in this Sweepstakes or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in this
Sweepstakes and which may limit a participant’s ability to participate. Sponsors are not responsible for late,
lost, stolen, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, damaged or postage-due mail entries, or for any printing,
typographical or other errors in the Sweepstakes materials, or in the offer or administration of this
Sweepstakes including, but not limited to, errors in advertising, the Official Rules, the selection and
announcement of winners, or the distribution of the prizes. No Sponsor Party (i) makes any warranty,
guaranty or representation or any kind concerning the prizes and (ii) each Sponsor Party disclaims all
implied warranties, including without limitation, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY,
NONINFRINGEMENT OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Sponsors reserve the right to
cancel this Sweepstakes promotion at any time without obligation or prior notice. VOID WHERE
PROHIBITED BY LAW.
8. SPONSORS: Uncork Texas Wines, a division of the Texas Department of Agriculture, and Texas Monthly
LLC. For inquiries contact Texas Monthly, ATTN: TX Vintners Cup, P.O. Box 1569, Austin, Texas 78767-
1569 or 512-320-6929 and leave a message. All messages are reviewed within 48-72 hours (two (2) to
three (3) working days).