Enter the Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway!


Salon Staff
November 12, 1999 10:59PM (UTC)

Celebrate the upcoming holiday season in style!


Salon.com will choose a lucky winner twice a week until Jan. 10, 2000. These winners will receive a $100 gift certificate from one of our specially selected Holiday Gift Guide sponsors.

Use this wonderful gift certificate for yourself, your family or someone special on your holiday shopping list -- it's our gift to you!

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Every time you enter one of the Holiday Gift Guide Giveaways you will also be automatically entered to win our fabulous Holiday Gift Guide Grand Prize, sponsored by Francis Ford Coppola and Niebaum-Coppola.com.

Grand prize:

You could win all the key ingredients for an evening of fine entertainment for your friends and family. This includes an exquisite Niebaum-Coppola wine tasting party kit, an exclusive Francis Ford Coppola film and memorabilia collection and gourmet Italian coffee to top it off! Click here for more Prize Details.

How to enter:

This week's Holiday Gift Guide Sponsors are:

Bolt.com
and
Pets.com

Remember, each week we'll feature two new sponsors of the Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway. Be sure to check back twice a week and see what you could win. If you don't win the first time -- try, try again!! Good luck!

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Click here to go to the Offical Rules page.

Grand Prize Details:

"Quality, Authenticity and Pleasure"

These words make up Francis Coppola's company mission statement, and are evident in all it produces. Whether it's wine, food or film, the aesthetic shines through. We have gathered together a specially chosen sampling of
Niebaum-Coppola Estate Winery and related Coppola company products that reflect the company mantra. The assortment includes some of Francis'
favorite things!

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For the wine lover:

*A wooden Niebaum-Coppola logo box filled with limited edition Niebaum-Coppola Estate wines, including a bottle of the award winning Rubicon

*A set of 6 Niebaum-Coppola logo wine glasses

*A set of 6 Rosso & Bianco mirror coasters

*A set of Wine tasting logo placemats for hosting your own wine tasting party!

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For the movie lover:

*A selection of Francis Coppola VHS films


*A rare script booklet from "The Godfather, Part III," signed by Francis Coppola, Mario Puzo and Al Pacino. This extremely rare booklet is not available anywhere else.

*An American Zoetrope T-shirt (Francis' film production company)

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*An "Apocalypse Now" autographed movie poster

*A 1-year subscription to Zoetrope, All Story -- Francis Ford Coppola's quarterly short fiction magazine

And finally -- to top off a big evening of wine tasting and movie watching -- a container of illy's Italian coffee and a set of limited edition illy espresso
cups and saucers, designed by Francis Ford Coppola himself!

Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway -- official rules

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The Sweepstakes is brought to you by Salon Internet, Inc. ("Salon.com") and Niebam-Coppola, Inc. ("the Sponsors").

Eligibility:

Sweepstakes is offered only within the 50 United States. Sweepstakes is open to all persons who are legal residents of the United States and are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees, officers, and directors of Sponsors, their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors, their immediate family members and persons living in their same household are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. Void where prohibited. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. No purchase necessary to enter.

How to Enter:

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Participants must enter the name and e-mail address. All submissions, whether postal or electronic, must be received by 11:59 P.M. PDT on Jan. 10, 2000.

You may enter more than once for a chance to win the varing Holiday Gift Guide Giveaways. Each participant is enter to win the Grand Prize.

Though electronic entries are preferred, submissions may also be mailed to "Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway," 706 Mission Street, 2nd floor, San Francisco, CA 94103. Submissions by mail must be typed, double-spaced and on white paper, with the participant's, mailing address, phone number and e-mail address (if available). You may enter more than once. NO PHONE INQUIRIES, PLEASE.

Sweepstake Details:

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Twice a week we will select a two different vendors from our list of participants in Salon.com's 1999 Holiday Gift Guide. Salon.com will award a $100.00 gift certificate to be spent at the selected vendor. The Gift Certificates must be spent at the designated vendor, and must be redeemed on-line. Two winners will be selected at random per week.

The Grand Prize winner will receive a wooden Niebaum-Coppola logo box with limited edition Niebaum-Coppola Estate wines, a set of 6 Niebaum-Coppola logo wine glasses, a set of 6
Rosso & Bianco mirror coasters, a set of Wine tasting logo placemats, a selection of Francis Coppola VHS films, signed script booklet from Godfather III, an American Zoetrope T-shirt, an "Apocalypse Now" autographed movie poster, a 1-year subscription to "Zoetrope" and a can of Illy's Italian coffee and a set of limited edition Illy espresso
cups and saucers.

Many of the items are not for retail purchase and impossible to specify a cost. The total value of the retail products is $3,000. The total value of the non-retail items is $20,000, making the total value of the Grand Prize approximately $23,000.

ALL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OF ANY PRIZES ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER. All prizes will be awarded.

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All prizes are non-transferable, non-replaceable and cannot be redeemed for cash, bartered or sold. Winners will be required to sign and return a release of liability, affidavit of eligibility and, where lawful, a publicity consent agreement, all within 14 days of notification.

By accepting and/or participating in the sweepstakes, entrants agree(s) to the use of their names, voices and/or likenesses for the purpose of advertising, trade or promotion without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. By accepting and/or using the prize(s),winners agree(s) to the use of their names, voices and/or likenesses for the purpose of advertising, trade or promotion without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. If a selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim a prize(s) or fails to timely return the complete and executed affidavit and releases as required, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected.

Selection of Winner:

Winners will be selected from all eligible entries at random. The winners will be notified by phone, e-mail or mail. Sponsors are not responsible for and shall not be liable for late, lost, misdirected or unsuccessful efforts to notify winner. By entering, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which shall be final. Sponsors, agents and representatives of Sponsors, their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors, are not responsible for and shall not be liable for:

(i) late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible or postage-due entries;

(ii) any condition caused by events beyond the control of the Sponsors that may cause the Sweepstakes to be disrupted or corrupted;

(iii) any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind a rising inconnection with or as a result of the prize, or acceptance, possession, or use of the prize, or from participation in the Sweepstakes; or

(iv) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes. Salon.com reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to suspend or cancel this Sweepstakes at any time. By participating in the Sweepstakes, participants agree to release and hold Sponsors and the employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, representatives of Sponsors, their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors, harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind in connection with the Sweepstakes or resulting from acceptance, possession or use of any prize, including without limitation, personal injury, death and property damage, and claims based on content of the story, including but not limited to publicity rights, copyright infringement, defamation or invasion ofprivacy. Winners will be selected and announced once all affidavits of eligibility have been satisfactorily completed and returned.

Sweepstakes Home Page

Thank you for your entry!

Winners will be selected at random. We will notify you if you are a winner!


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