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Friday Birthday Week giveaway: Four copies of the cheap wine book

cheap wine book

Yes, four autographed copies just for you.

And the winner is: Steve Gagne, who selected 424; the winning number was 413 (screen shot to the right).
Thanks to everyone who participated. This was the final birthday week giveaway.


Today, to celebrate the blog’s 10th anniversary, we’re giving away four autographed copies of the cheap wine book. This is the final  giveaway for Birthday Week.

Complete contest rules are here. Pick a number between 1 and 1,000 and leave it in the comment section of this post. You can’t pick a number someone else has picked, and you need to leave your guess in the comments section of this post — no email entries or entries on other posts. Unless the number is in the comments section of this post, the entry won’t count.

If you get the blog via email or RSS, you need to go to this exact post on the website to enter (click the link to get there). At about 5 p.m. central today, I’ll go to random.org and generate the winning number. The person whose entry is closest to that number gets the books.

Utah

Tuesday Birthday Week giveaway: French wine accessory gift pack

French wine accessories

And the winner is: Tom Geoghegan, who selected 49; the winning number was 54 (screen shot to the left). Thanks to everyone who participated. Tomorrow’s giveaway is the $100 wine.com gift card, courtesy of the blog’s long-time pal and the world’s largest Internet retailer.


Today, to celebrate the blog’s 10th anniversary, we’re giving away a French wine accessory gift pack, courtesy of Teuwen Communications and its French wine clients. This is the second of five daily giveaways; check out this post to see the prizes for the rest of the week.

Complete contest rules are here. Pick a number between 1 and 1,000 and leave it in the comment section of this post. You can’t pick a number someone else has picked, and you need to leave your guess in the comments section of this post — no email entries or entries on other posts. Unless the number is in the comments section of this post, the entry won’t count.

If you get the blog via email or RSS, you need to go to this exact post on the website to enter (click the link to get there). At about 5 p.m. central today, I’ll go to random.org and generate the winning number. The person whose entry is closest to that number gets the gift pack.

Birthday week 2017 starts Monday

Birthday weekThe blog’s 10th Birthday Week begins on Monday, with some of the the best prizes yet

Birthday Week 2017, the 10th annual, begins on Monday with perhaps the best prizes in Birthday Week history. And why not? Ten years doing this is a long time, and especially doing what we do here.

Hence the Wine Curmudgeon’s annual thank you to everyone who reads the blog and visits the site, since none of this would happen without you. Contest rules are here. Those of you who get the blog via email or RSS will need to go to winecurmudgeon.com and click on that day’s prize post to enter.

Each day next week, a prize post will run in addition to the regular post. Pick a number between 1 and 1,000 and leave it in the comment section of the prize post. You can’t pick a number someone else has picked, and you need to leave your guess in the comments section of this post — no email entries or entries on other posts, like this one. Unless the number is in the comments section of the prize post, the entry won’t count.

This year’s prize schedule:

• Monday: A $50 gift card from Boony Doon Vineyards.

• Tuesday: A French wine gift accessory pack, courtesy of and much thanks to Teuwen Communications and its French wine clients.

• Wednesday: A $100 gift card from Wine.com, and thank you very much to the people at Wine.com for their annual enthusiasm for what we do here.

• Thursday: Six Riedel wine glasses — two Vinum sparkling glasses and four O red wine glassescourtesy of Banfi Wines.

• Friday: Four autographed copies of the cheap wine book.

Besides the prize giveaways, I’ll recap the past year on the blog — the top posts and the least liked on Monday, as well as my always insightful analysis about what it all means and the future of the wine business on Thursday.

Hall of Fame book giveaway

$10 Wine Hall of Fame book giveaway

Hall of Fame book giveawayAnd the winner is: HASNYC, who selected 725 and got it exactly; screen shot to the right. Thanks to everyone who participated.


Today, to celebrate the 10th annual $10 Wine Hall of Fame, we’re giving away two books – “Corkscrew,” Peter Stafford-Bow’s memoir as a professional wine buyer, and an autographed copy of the cheap wine book.

Complete contest rules are here. Pick a number between 1 and 1,000 and leave it in the comment section of this post. You can’t pick a number someone else has picked, and you need to leave your guess in the comments section of this post — no email entries or entries on other posts. Unless the number is in the comments section of this post, the entry won’t count.

If you get the blog via email or RSS, you need to go to this exact post on the website to enter (click the link to get there). At about 5 p.m. central today, I’ll go to random.org and generate the winning number. The person whose entry is closest to that number gets the two books.

Friday Birthday Week giveaway: VinGardeValise Petite

VingardeValise petite
And the winner is: Anthony Chavez, who selected 351; the winning number was 353 (screen shot to the right). Thanks to everyonerandom5 who participated. This was the second consecutive record-setting birthday week, and I am most grateful.


Today, to celebrate the blog’s ninth anniversary, we’re giving away The VinGardeValise Petite, the ultimate wine bottle suitcase, plus an autographed copy of the cheap wine book. Thanks to VinGarde, a long-time pal of the blog, for its support. This is the final  giveaway for Birthday Week.

Complete contest rules are here. Pick a number between 1 and 1,000 and leave it in the comment section of this post. You can’t pick a number someone else has picked, and you need to leave your guess in the comments section of this post — no email entries or entries on other posts. Unless the number is in the comments section of this post, the entry won’t count.

If you get the blog via email or RSS, you need to go to this exact post on the website to enter (click the link to get there). At about 5 p.m. central today, I’ll go to random.org and generate the winning number. The person whose entry is closest to that number gets the VinGarde and the book.

Utah

Tuesday Birthday Week giveaway: French wine accessory gift pack

French wine accessoriesrandom2And the winner is: Janee, who selected 527; the winning number was 515 (screen shot to the left). Thanks to everyone who participated. Tomorrow’s giveaway is a $100 gift card from Wine.com, and thank you very much to the people at Wine.com for their annual enthusiasm for what we do here.

 

 

 


Today, to celebrate the blog’s ninth anniversary, we’re giving away a French wine accessory gift pack, courtesy of Teuwen Communications and its French wine clients. It includes a t-shirt, waiter’s corkscrew, coffee mug, and much more. This is the second of five daily giveaways; check out this post to see the prizes for the rest of the week.

Complete contest rules are here. Pick a number between 1 and 1,000 and leave it in the comment section of this post. You can’t pick a number someone else has picked, and you need to leave your guess in the comments section of this post — no email entries or entries on other posts. Unless the number is in the comments section of this post, the entry won’t count.

If you get the blog via email or RSS, you need to go to this exact post on the website to enter (click the link to get there). At about 5 p.m. central today, I’ll go to random.org and generate the winning number. The person whose entry is closest to that number gets the gift pack.

Birthday week 2016 starts Monday

Birthday week 2016The blog’s ninth Birthday Week begins on Monday, with the best prizes yet

Birthday Week 2016, the ninth annual, begins on Monday with the best prizes in Birthday Week history. And why not? This year will be the best in blog history, with almost one-half million visitors. Who knew after the trials and travails of the past couple of years?

Hence the Wine Curmudgeon’s annual thank you to everyone who reads the blog and visits the site, since none of this would happen without you. Contest rules are here. Those of you who get the blog via email or RSS will need to go to winecurmudgeon.com and click on that day’s prize post to enter.

Each day next week, a prize post will run in addition to the regular post. Pick a number between 1 and 1,000 and leave it in the comment section of the prize post. You can’t pick a number someone else has picked, and you need to leave your guess in the comments section of this post — no email entries or entries on other posts, like this one. Unless the number is in the comments section of the prize post, the entry won’t count.

This year’s prize schedule:

• Monday: The VinGardeValise Petite, the ultimate wine bottle suitcase, plus a copy of Jerry Lockspesier’s “Your Wine Questions Answered.” Thanks to VinGarde, a long-time pal of the blog, and Jerry for their contributions.

• Tuesday: A French wine gift accessory pack, courtesy of Teuwen Communications and its French wine clients.

• Wednesday: A $100 gift card from Wine.com, and thank you very much to the people at Wine.com for their annual enthusiasm for what we do here.

• Thursday: A $100 gift certificate from NakedWines.com, plus a $100 voucher for a $160 order for the second and third place finishers.

• Friday: Another VinGardeValise Petite, plus an autographed copy of the cheap wine book.

Besides the prize giveaways, I’ll recap the past year on the blog — the top posts and the least liked on Monday, as well as my always insightful analysis about what it all means and the future of the wine business on Thursday.