Rules & Regulations for MJs Tier Two Blind Tasting Contest

(held during Portland Wine Week, June 18-24)


Eligibility:  Contest is open to residents of the United States who are 21 years of age or older at time of entry. Void where prohibited by law. Employees of MJs, as well as other affiliates, representatives and their respective immediate family members, and those living in the same household of each are not eligible.

Entry:  You are invited to participate in a blind tasting, which meets the requirements of the MJs Tier Two Blind Tasting Contest described in contest materials made available onsite at MJs wine bar at One City Center, Portland, ME 04101. There is no entry fee. By complying with these guidelines, an entry will be entered into the contest to win a gift card to Browne Trading Market to be redeemed for the six (6) wines featured in the blind tasting and will qualify as a participant (“Participant”).  The contest begins at 4:00 pm EST on June 18, 2018 and ends no later than June 24, 2018 at 10:00 pm EST. 
Winner will be announced by June 30, 2018 via the MJ’s Wine Bar website and contacted directly.  Entries received prior to or after this time are not eligible.  There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person per email/mailing address throughout the sweepstakes period. MJ's Wine Bar reserves the right to disqualify any person or e-mail address that submits more than maximum allowed entries. All required information must be completed to enter and to be eligible to win. Incomplete entries will be disqualified. The winner shall receive a gift card to Browne Trading Market to be redeemed for one (1) bottle of each of the six (6) contest wines, a value of approximately $200. If winner cannot accept prize as stated, prize will be forfeited in its entirety and awarded to an alternate winner.  Prize must be redeemed by August 1, 2018.  Any entry submitted by a group must designate one individual to represent that group. You will be notified by July 1, 2018 via email if you are the winner of this contest. In the case of a tie, the winner will be chosen by a random drawing of all those receiving the highest number of points.

Contest Rules: By entering this contest at MJ's Wine Bar, you agree that your submission may be posted on the MJ's website or any related website or social media.  By participating, you agree that the rules and decisions of MJ's Wine Bar shall be final and binding in all respects and on all matters relating to this promotion. By participating in the competition, entrants agree to release and hold harmless MJ's Wine Bar, Portland Wine Week, Wine Wise, Rare Bird Strategic, and their sponsors, employees, distributors and affiliates (Released Parties) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the competition or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors that may prevent an entrant from submitting an entry; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the competition; (c) printing errors; (d) errors in the administration of the competition or the processing of entries; or (e) injury, death, or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the competition or receipt of any prize. Released Parties assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries.