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Photo Challenge


The Colorado Wine Week Photo Challenge begins at 12:00 AM MST on September 16, 2024, and will end at 11:59 PM MST on September 22nd, 2024. All entries must be made within the contest period; any entries made outside this time will not be valid.


  1. Follow the Colorado Mountain Winefest Instagram page.

  2. Share a photo on your Instagram showing where you enjoy a glass of Colorado wine.

  3. Tag your photo with #COWineWeek2024


  1. This contest is only open to legal residents of the United States aged 21 or over. For fairness, employees of the Promoter (The Colorado Association for Viticulture & Enology (CAVE), and all individuals managing or associated with the contest are not allowed to enter.

  2. By entering this contest, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

  3. You don’t have to buy anything to take part in this contest, but a valid Instagram account is required. Instagram profiles must be set to public so that entries can be accessed.


Winners of the Colorado Wine Week Photo Challenge will be given two General Admission tickets to the 2025 Colorado Mountain Winefest. The Promoter may choose up to 5 winners. Prizes may not be substituted, but are transferable. Prizes must be taken as stated and no compensation will be payable if the winner is unable to use the Prizes as stated.


  1. All valid entries received on Instagram during the contest period of September 16-22nd, 2024 will be reviewed and winners will randomly be selected.


  2. Entries must include the hashtag: “COWineWeek2024” to be eligible. 


Contest winners will be notified via their social media accounts. The Promoter will either comment under the winner’s original entry on Instagram asking them to contact the Promoter, or contact them via direct message. Winners will be announced publicly by the Promoter by October 11th, 2024. Winners must coordinate and cooperate with the Promoter to receive their ticket prize. Winners will be given 7 days to respond to their initial winner communication. In the event that the winner has not responded within 7 days of their notification, then the winner shall forfeit their Prize and the Promoter reserves the right to reallocate the Prize as they see fit.


  1. Entrants must only submit entries that are their own original content and that do not infringe or violate the rights of any third party, including but not limited to, ownership, copyrights, trademarks, patents, logos, licensing rights, rights of publicity or privacy or any other intellectual property rights.

  2. By submitting your information and creating or using an Instagram account, you agree to the Instagram terms of use and privacy conditions. If you do not agree to such terms of use and privacy conditions, you cannot create an Instagram account or participate in the Promoter’s contest via these media.

  3. By entering the contest and including the required “COWineWeek2024” hashtag details, entrants give their permission for their entries to be used by the Promoter without further compensation (over and above the award of the prize) in perpetuity for promotional purposes including publishing entries on their website, Instagram, or other social media platforms. They also agree to other possible promotional use in media of the Promoter’s choosing without any further payment (over and above the award of the prize) in perpetuity.

  4. Entries will be rejected if they: a. contain defamatory, malicious, indecent, or other inappropriate content; b. include trademarks, logos, or copyrighted material not owned by you; c. represent a danger to health and safety; and/or d. disparage the promoter or any other person or party affiliated with the promotion.

  5. No responsibility is accepted for entries lost, damaged, or delayed as a result of any network, computer hardware, or software failure of any kind.

  6. This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram. You understand that you are providing information to the Promoter and not to Instagram. The information you provide will only be used by the Promoter for the fulfillment of this contest. By entering the contest, all entrants agree to a complete liability release for Instagram.

  7. If for any reason the contest is not capable of running as planned for reasons (including but not limited to tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, manufacturing, and supply, or any other causes beyond the control of the Promoter which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this contest), the Promoter reserves the right (subject to any written directions given under applicable law) to disqualify any individual who tampers with the claims process and/or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest.

  8. The Promoter reserves the right at its absolute discretion to disqualify entries that it considers do not comply with these terms and conditions or any entrant who it reasonably believes has interfered with the fair running of this contest.

  9. The Promoter shall have the right, where necessary, to undertake all such action as is reasonable to protect itself against fraudulent or invalid claims including, without limitation, to require further verification as to the identity, age, and other relevant details of an entrant.

  10. The Promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

  11. By entering the contest, entrants agree to release the Promoter from any liability whatsoever for any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the contest or with the acceptance, possession, attendance at or use of any Prize (except death or personal injury caused by the Promoter’s negligence, for fraud, or otherwise as prohibited by law).

2023 Winner - Mariah Pilegard