Contest Rules




  1. SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Weed Cellars September Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) will begin on November 10, 2020 at 12:01 AM Pacific Time and end on November 17, 2020 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time (“Sweepstakes Period”). All entries must be submitted during the Sweepstakes Period to be eligible. Sweepstakes subject to these Official Rules (“Official Rules”).

  2. SPONSOR: This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Weed Cellars, Inc. d/b/a Weed Cellars, 927 N La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069 (“Sponsor”).

  3. ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia, who are at least twenty-one (21) years of age (“Entrants”). This Sweepstakes is void in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, U.S. Military installations in foreign countries, all other U.S. territories and possessions, and wherever else restricted or prohibited by law, or where Sponsor is unable to obtain regulatory approvals (“Entrants”).

    The following persons are not eligible: (1) employees, officers, directors, agents, or representatives of (a) the Sponsor; (b) the legal, promotion and advertising agencies of the Sponsor; (c) any entity connected with the production or administration of the Sweepstakes; (d) licensed alcoholic beverage retailers, wholesalers, or distributors; and (e) any parent company, affiliate, subsidiary, agent and representative of any entity referred to in (a), (b), (c), or (d); and (2) immediate family members (defined as spouse, mother, father, sisters, brothers, sons, daughters, uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, grandparents and in-laws, regardless of where they live) and those living in their household (whether or not related) and of any person referred to in (1) above. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

  4. HOW TO ENTER. There are two methods of entry for the Sweepstakes:

    1)  Instagram. During the Sweepstakes Period, from your instagram account, follow  “@weedcellars,” .

    The Instagram method of entry is designed to work with most of the U.S. major wireless carriers in the United States, and on Android and iOS devices. Sponsor makes no guarantee that any particular device and, or, wireless service provider will participate, and the mobile phone that is used must have a registered account and installed Instagram app on their mobile phone, tablet or desktop operating system. Data rates may apply. Entry by Instagram will not improve your chance of winning. By entering via Instagram entry, the Entrant grants permission to the Sponsor to notify them via Direct Message “DM” for administration of sweepstakes, including notification of selection, and must agree to accept all applicable charges associated therewith.  If you do not want to receive any such DMs, then you should enter the Sweepstakes using the online entry option below.  You are responsible for all applicable fees and taxes associated with placing a text entry.  Sponsor in its sole discretion may add or delete an entry method at any time, without notice. Proof of a post is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt by Sponsor of such Sweepstakes entry. Sponsor and Sponsor’s agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, representatives or service providers may use Entrants’ and/or referrals’ personal information submitted with entry for purposes of prize fulfillment and/or for future marketing by Sponsor, such as to notify them of a product or promotion that Sponsor thinks may be of interest.

    2)  Online Entry. During the Sweepstakes Period, visit, and follow the instructions for entry. Entries must be received during the Sweepstakes Period.

    Limit one (1) entry per person, regardless of method of entry, during the Sweepstakes Period. All entries in excess of this limit will be deemed void. Each entrant can only use one (1) telephone number to participate in the Sweepstakes. If it is discovered that a person has attempted to: (i) enter more than one (1) time a day during the Sweepstakes Period; or (ii) used more than one (1) telephone number to participate in the Sweepstakes then (in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor) he/she may be disqualified from participating in the Sweepstakes. Use (or attempted use) of multiple names, identities, telephone numbers, email addresses and/or any automated, macro, script, robotic or other systems(s) or program(s) to participate in this Sweepstakes is prohibited and is grounds for disqualification. Sponsor is the official timekeeper of the Sweepstakes. All entries are subject to verification at any time. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to require proof of identity and/or eligibility (in a form acceptable to the Sponsor – including, without limitation, government issued photo identification) to participate in this Sweepstakes. Failure to provide such proof to the satisfaction of the Sponsor in a timely manner may result in disqualification of the applicable entries that cannot be verified to the satisfaction of the Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion.
  5. PRIZE. One (1) Grand Prize Winner will win a Weed Cellars Thanksgiving Picnic Basket:
    1. (1) One, Weed Cellars Central Coast Chardonnay (750mL) 
    2. (1) One, Weed Cellars Central Coast Cabernet Sauvignon (750mL)
    3. (1) One, Olli Salumeria® Tartufo salami (5 oz)
    4. (1) One, Olli Salumeria® Toscano salami (6 oz)
    5. (1) One, Olli Salumeria® Napoli salami (6 oz)
    6. (1) One, Face Rock Peppercorn Harvest Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
    7. (1) One, Sartori® BellaVitano® Gold cheese (5.3 oz)
    8. (1) One, Beehive Cheese Co. Apple Walnut Smoked cheese (6 oz) 
  6. Total Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each Grand Prize is $160 based on a MSRP. ALCOHOL WILL BE INCLUDED IN THE PRIZE.

    The winner will be contacted on 11/17 via Direct Message and have 48 hours to respond, else another winner will be selected. Must be 21+ and present identification to receive the prize. Prize may not be exchanged for monetary value.


    Selected Entrant is not entitled to any surplus between actual retail value of prize and stated ARV and any difference between stated ARV and actual value of the prize will not be awarded. No substitution, transfer, or cash redemption of prize, except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize with another prize of equal or greater value should the advertised prize or any part of it become unavailable for any reason as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. If the Selected Entrant does not want a portion of the prize, that portion is forfeited. All federal, state, and local taxes on any prize are the sole responsibility of the prize winner. Winners may be issued an IRS Form 1099 for the ARV of any awarded prize.

  7. WINNER SELECTION: A winner will be selected from among all eligible entries received for the Sweepstakes, in a random drawing to take place on or about November 17, 2020. Odds of being selected are determined by the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.

  8. NOTIFICATION: Selected Entrant will be notified by text message or by telephone on or about November 17, 2020. In order to be eligible to receive the Grand Prize, Selected Entrant and Guest will be required to sign and return within five (5) business days of receipt an affidavit or declaration of eligibility and liability/publicity release and any other required materials, which: (i) confirms compliance with these Official Rules; (ii) acknowledges acceptance of the Grand Prize as awarded; (iii) releases the Sponsor and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives, successors and assigns from any and all liability in connection with this Sweepstakes, his/her participation therein and/or the awarding and use/misuse of the Grand Prize or any portion thereof; and (iv) agrees to the publication, reproduction and/or other use of his/her name, address, voice, statements about the Sweepstakes and/or photograph or other likeness without further notice or compensation, in any publicity or advertisement carried out by or on behalf of the Sponsor in any manner whatsoever, including print, broadcast or the internet. If the Selected Entrant: (a) fails to return the properly executed Sweepstakes documents, including Guest’s affidavit/declaration form, within the specified time; and/or (b) cannot accept the Grand Prize as awarded for any reason; then he/she may be disqualified (and will forfeit all rights to the Grand Prize) and the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to randomly select an alternate eligible entrant from among the remaining eligible entries, such draw to be conducted on or about November 17, 2020. Any alternate winner so selected will be notified by text message or by telephone on or about November 20, 2020 (in which case the provisions of this section shall apply to such new Selected Entrant, modified as necessary). Note that provision of your social security number may be required.

  9. CONDITIONS: Selected Entrant consents to the use of his or her name, voice and/or likeness by the Sponsor for advertising purposes without additional compensation unless otherwise prohibited by law. All entries must be complete to be eligible and the Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, stolen or misdirected mail/email. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.

    By entering, participants and Selected Entrant agrees to be bound by the Official Rules and release the Sponsor and its parents, partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, 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 prizes, including, without limitation, liability for death, personal injury, damage or loss. All decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding; and Entrants agree to waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Sweepstakes or Official Rules, except where prohibited by law.

    Disputes will be governed by the internal laws of the State of California and venue for any legal action or claim must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction in California. The Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant it finds to be tampering with the operation of the Sweepstakes or violating the Official Rules.

  10. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: The Sponsor is not responsible for: (a) lost, late, misdirected, undeliverable, incomplete, illegible or indecipherable entries due to, among other things, system errors or failures or otherwise, or faulty transmissions or other telecommunications malfunctions, bugs and/or problems related to the online entry; (b) technical failures of any kind; (c) failures of any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (d) unauthorized human and/or mechanical intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (e) technical or human error that may occur or be encountered by Entrants in the entry process, or by the Sponsor in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries, including computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions, the presence of computer viruses or other errors, failures or delays in computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature; (f) any error, omission, interruption, deletion, theft or destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries ; or (g) any injury or damage to persons or property (including death) which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from any Entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize. Sponsor may prohibit a Entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines such Entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, deception, or any other unfair playing practices of intending to annoy, abuse, threaten, undermine or harass any other players or Sponsor representatives. In the event of a system malfunction or the presence of a virus, the Sponsor reserves the right to modify or terminate the Sweepstakes at its sole discretion.

  11. WAIVER OF JURY TRIAL: Except as prohibited by applicable law and as a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, each Entrant hereby irrevocably and perpetually waives any right s/he may have to a trial by jury in respect of any litigation directly or indirectly arising out of, under or in connection with this Sweepstakes, any document or agreement entered into in connection herewith, any prize available in connection herewith, and any of the transactions contemplated hereby or thereby.

  12. PRIVACY AND PUBLICITY: All personal information collected by the Sponsor will be used for administration of the Sweepstakes. The Sponsor reserves the right and all Entrants expressly agree that the Sponsor may use the name and/or pseudonym of the Selected Entrant and/or all photographs and videos at whatever location such visual material may be produced, except as prohibited by law. Use may include the Internet, such as the websites of the Sponsor, its social network pages including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube etc. and other publicity, magazines, catalogs or other media. In addition, Entrants may elect to receive email correspondence from, or on behalf of Sponsor subject to Sponsor’s privacy policy. Please refer to Sponsor’s privacy policy located at to learn how to unsubscribe and for important information regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal information by Sponsor.

  13. OFFICIAL RULES AND WINNER LIST: For a copy of these Official Rules or the Selected Entrant list, please send a request and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Weed Cellars September Giveaway Sweepstakes, 927 N La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069 . (Requests must be received by November 17, 2020.)

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