Official Rules

Win a Trip to Highclere Sweepstakes

 Void outside the 50 United States, District of Columbia and where prohibited. Do not proceed to enter if you are not at least 21 years of age and a legal resident of, and located within, one of the 50 United States, or the District of Columbia, at the time of entry. By participating, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are binding and final in all matters relating to this sweepstakes. Sweepstakes is offered by Highclere Castle Spirits, LLC and may be promoted by any of Sponsor’s partners and affiliates in various creative executions online and in print at any time during the Sweepstakes (“Promotion Partners”).  Note that the Websites referenced within these Official Rules may not be the full list of websites (i.e., specific URLs) used to promote this Sweepstakes. If the promotional ad you see in a magazine, or website or hyperlink that you follow online to enter this Sweepstakes refers to these Official Rules, such website is considered a “Website” under this promotion.


 1.      SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Win a Trip to Highclere Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on 5/28/24 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on 7/30/24 (“Sweepstakes Period”).

 2.      SPONSOR:  Highclere Castle Spirits, LLC, 6 Main Street, Suite 121, Centerbrook, CT 06409 (“Sponsor”).

 3.      HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, visit  win.highclerecastleginc.coom (each, a “Website”) and follow the instructions provided to submit a completed online entry form to receive one (1) entry. There is no cost to register or enter. Entering the Sweepstakes will automatically register entrant at the Website in which they enter, if entrant has not already registered. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or practices, or by any means which subvert the entry process will be void.

Registrants may also earn twenty (20) additional entries by purchasing a bottle of Highclere Castle Gin from our website at during the Sweepstakes period.

 All entries must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. ET on 7/30/24 to be eligible. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.

 Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to: (i) verify any element of any entry, related materials or entrant’s eligibility; (ii) to request additional information; and (iii) to disqualify any entrant whose participation may subject the Sweepstakes, Promotion Partners, Sponsor or Sponsor’s advertisers, clients, or customers to controversy, negative publicity, scorn, or ridicule. By entering this Sweepstakes, you agree to provide any documentation or information deemed necessary by, and in a form acceptable to, Sponsor to satisfy the above requirement if asked by Sponsor to do so.

 4.      LIMIT: There is no limit to the number of entries each individual can receive throughout the Sweepstakes Period, however you may only use one (1) email address to enter this Sweepstakes. Each online entry form submitted will result in one (1) entry. Each bottle purchased through our website will automatically result in an additional 20 entries.

 5.      ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, 21 years of age or older. Employees of Sponsor and any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the Sweepstakes and each of their respective parents, agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies, and their immediate family members (regardless of where they reside) or household members, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win. “Immediate family members” shall mean spouses, parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, and their respective spouses. “Household members” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year.

 6.      WINNER SELECTION/DRAWING: On or about July 31st, 2024, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received and combined from all Websites and email entries throughout the Sweepstakes Period to select one (1) potential winner. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period.

 7.      WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winner will be notified via email, Adobe Sign, and/or mail and will be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, IRS W9 form, and Release of Liability/Publicity within ten (10) days of date of notification or an alternate winner may be selected in a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, Sponsor is unable to contact potential winner or potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner may be selected.

 8.      PRIZE (1): The prize includes roundtrip coach airfare for two (departing from the nearest major international airport from Winner’s home address) to London, United Kingdom, two nights standard accommodations at a hotel at or near Highclere Castle, airport transfers to and from the hotel, two tickets to the invitation-only Highclere Castle Gin cocktail party at Highclere Castle in September, 2024, the date of which shall be disclosed to the Winner, a behind the scenes tour of Highclere Castle and the estate, along with a private greeting from the Earl and Countess of Carnarvon (collectively the “Prize”).

 Winner may not substitute, assign or transfer the Prize and the Prize shall not be substituted for any other trip or travel date or other prize. Winner and Winner’s guest must both be 21 years of age. Winner is responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes, if any, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with Prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided.  All Prize details are subject to change at Sponsor’s sole discretion.

 The cost and expense of any and all auxiliary travel benefits and services not included in the Prize paid for by Sponsor, including, for example, upgrades, trip extensions, meals, activities, gratuities, additional travel plans, etc., shall be the Winner’s full and sole responsibility. Changing any aspect of Winner’ travel arrangements, i.e. changing seats, flight times or hotel room type, may result in the payment of additional fees which Winner shall be fully and solely responsible for. Sponsor is not responsible for the review of or issuance of travel identification such as passports and/or visas and it is Winner’s sole responsibility to ensure that Winner, and all guests, have or have been approved for any and all required and appropriate documents before travel. Winner will be required to share personal, confidential information with Sponsor in order to book the Prize. Sponsor will disclose this information only as reasonably required and will make every attempt to keep the information private.

 Winner will not receive the value of any difference between the approximate retail value and actual retail value of the prize. Winner and Winner’s guest are subject to all terms and conditions and cancellation policies of each travel provider. Prize will not be replaced if not redeemed, and is not redeemable for cash, unless required by law. Winner understands that there are inherent risks involved in travel and that these risks may be present before, during and after the trip.  Sponsor and its affiliates are not responsible for changes in schedule of any element of the Prize or for any expenses incurred as a consequence of travel cancellations or delays. Sponsor and its affiliates are not responsible and will have no liability if the Winner and/or his/her guest is for any reason not permitted to travel by the relevant travel provider or misses a flight or other travel element. Sponsor and its affiliates shall not be responsible for any prize that is not redeemed or forfeited. The winner and travel companion are solely responsible for their own conduct while accepting the prize and agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations pertaining to use and enjoyment of the Prize, including, but not limited to, consumption of alcoholic beverages. The Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates. By receipt and use of any prize, Winner and Winner’s guest agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, and its respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliate companies, as well as each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt, use, or misuse of the Prize.

  9.      PRIVACY:  Registration at the Website is required to enter the Sweepstakes. When you register, we collect personally identifying information about you, including your name, complete mailing address, and email address.  The information that you provide will be added to a centralized Sponsor database and you will simultaneously be registered for Sponsor and/or its affiliate’s other websites as well.  Your email address will not be sold or rented to unrelated third parties. For more information about how Sponsor uses the information you provide, see Sponsor’s privacy policy at

 10.  FUTURE OFFERS. By entering this Sweepstakes electronically or via email entry, entrants agree to receive emails, special offers and electronic newsletters from, or on behalf of, each Promotion Partner for online direct marketing purposes, including but not limited to emails and future offers and promotions from Promotion Partners. Entrants’ contact and entry information will be shared among Promotion Partners. Prior to the close of the Promotion Period, entrants may opt out of receipt of emails and other offers by contacting each Promotion Partner and asking to unsubscribe. After the close of the Promotion Period, entrants may opt out of any of these mailing lists by following the unsubscribe process provided by each Promotion Partner or brand. Opting out will not decrease your chance of winning in the Sweepstakes. Entrants using the alternative method of entry will not receive emails or other electronic offers unless he/she provides an email address for that purpose. Opt out provisions above apply. In connection with the Promotion entry process, the website hosting platform Amazon AWS and Promotion Partners and brands may collect personal data about entrants on the Website in accordance with their privacy policies.  Please consult Amazon AWS and each Promotion Partner’s privacy policy for full disclosure, which can be accessed at By participating in the Sweepstakes, you hereby agree to the collection and usage of your personal information and acknowledge that you have read and accepted the corresponding privacy policy. 

 11.  ARBITRATION: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, entrant agrees that:  (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or the prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at a AAA regional office in Connecticut; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages including attorney’s fees or any other damages, other than for entrant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Sweepstakes), and entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

 12.  RELEASES:  By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release Sponsor, Promotion Partners and any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the Sweepstakes and each of their respective parents, agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees, as well as each of their respective successors, representatives and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any and all actions, claims, injury, loss or damage arising in any manner, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in this Sweepstakes and/or acceptance, use or misuse of the Prize.

 13.  OTHER: Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, undelivered, garbled or misdirected entries or registrations; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prize, or in any Sweepstakes-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website.  Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the web site or otherwise in violation of these Official Rules. Sponsor further reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate or modify this Sweepstakes if the Sweepstakes is compromised by virus, technical corruption, non-authorized human intervention, epidemic, pandemic, or any other causes which, in the sole discretion of the Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, proper play or integrity of the Sweepstakes. In the event of cancellation or termination, Sponsor reserves the right to select the potential winner in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received and combined prior to date of cancellation or termination. In the event of a dispute regarding online entry, entry will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account associated with the entry and he/she must comply with these Official Rules.  The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL AND RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

 Except where prohibited by law, entry constitutes permission to use each entrant's name, hometown (city and state), voice, biographical information, likeness, photograph and any statements regarding this Sweepstakes in all media now known or hereafter discovered, for any purpose, including without limitation, in connection with, and to promote, market or advertise, the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, without review, approval, credit or attribution, notification or payment from or to entrant or any person or entity, worldwide, in perpetuity, or on a winner’s list, if applicable. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable U. S. federal, state and local laws and regulations. Winner will be issued an IRS 1099 tax form in the amount of the prize retail value as stated herein.

 14.  WINNER’S NAME: For the name of the winner, available after 8/10/24, please email your request to: with the name of the Sweepstakes in the subject line.