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Rules & regulations


These terms and conditions of sale shall be applied to all products sold by the Armonia company.
Any clause invoked by the client but contrary to these terms and conditions of sale shall not be applied to Armonia unless the latter has given its written consent.
1001degustations.com, hereafter known as the ‘Site’, is the property of ARMONIA, a company with headquarters located at Parc du Peloux - 331 chemin de la croix de fer - 69400 LIMAS – France- registered under the number RCS 342 055 837 in VILLEFRANCHE/SAONE - Intra-community VAT N°: FR 61342055837.
1001degustations is a brand of the Armonia company. It can be accessed from the 1001degustations.com website.
1001degustations selects wines and products. Wines are considered as products hereinafter named “products”.

You declare that you have taken note of and accepted these Terms and Conditions of Sale before placing your order. Thus by placing an order you confirm your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions of Sale.
Armonia - 1001degustations.com reserves the right to cancel or refuse any order from a client with whom there is a dispute concerning payment for a previous order.

The price of registration is indicated in euros. It includes all taxes and is the same for all countries. Prices can be changed at any time without prior notice. Note, however, that registration fees will be billed on the basis of prices in place when the order was placed on 1001degustations.com.
The price of registration for each sample presented is: 40€ without VAT

The choice of payment method for the registration fees is made online in the participant’s personal space, after having completed the products registration process.
- For France payment can be made with a personal cheque to the order of Armonia - 1001degustations, or by bank transfer or credit card.
- For all other countries, in Europe and elsewhere, payment can be made by bank transfer or credit card.
Payment should be made to the order of Armonia - 1001degustation.
In accordance with European legislation, services provided in France must be invoiced with French VAT for participants based in France or outside the European Union. Only participants who are in the EU (except France) with a VAT number will be invoiced ex-VAT.
If registration fees for a product have not been paid, it will not be included in the tasting.
Armonia is not responsible for paying bank fees. Credit cards are charged and checks are sent to the bank on the day the registration is recorded.
Registration fees cannot be reimbursed if, for example, samples or forms arrive after the deadline, if the product does not receive a prize, or if the registration is cancelled for any reason.
Participants shall receive an invoice by email. If the participant does not have an email account, the invoice will be sent by fax or post, as requested.


The following professionals may participate: Commercial agent, Beekeeper, Brewer, Co-operative winery, Distiller, Group of wine producers, Oil mill, Importer, Manufacturer, Mill, Wine merchant, Producer, Wine producer, winemaker.

Each sample submitted must fulfil the following conditions:
- come from a homogenous lot. This lot should be available and kept in view of its consumption.
- have a sales label. Sales labels should conform to EU regulations for countries that are members of the European Union, to regulations in force in the country where the product was made, and to importing regulations for third countries.

The participant must provide the information required to open an account. He or she must also complete a registration form, called a product form, for each product submitted.
a) The participant must open an account on the site. He or she will then have a personal account that can be used to present products. There is no charge for opening an account.
b) A form must be completed on the site for each product submitted. This form is available on the site from the participant’s personal account.

Registration fees must be paid in accordance with provisions laid down in Article 3. Payment methods are also described in detail in Article 3.
The information provided on both forms is binding on its author.

Each sample submitted to 1001degustations should be representative of the lot to which it belongs.
For each product registered, the samples that shall be submitted will be specify on the dispatch form or in the FAQ page on the website. Sales labels in conformity with the regulations of the country of production or sale shall be affixed to the samples before they are submitted. In any case, the identifying label should provide the same information and details as those appearing on the product registration form.
Samples should arrive at 1001degustations ‘franco domicile’, i.e., with shipping, customs duties and taxes paid by the sender. Bottles shall be sent at the participant’s expense and at his or her own risk. Any sample sent shipping due will be refused. Samples received that do not correspond to registration information or were not previously registered will not be presented for tasting and will remain the property of 1001degustations.

Tasting dates shall be chosen by 1001degustations.
Each product shall be tasted and marked individually.
1001degustations shall designate the members of each jury and do all in their power (prepare samples, organise the event, etc.) to make sure tastings are carried out properly. With the help of a suitable judging form, 1001degustations shall guarantee the control, processing and publication of results. 1001degustations cannot, however, be held responsible if an unexpected event prevents a tasting from being carried out properly.

1001degustations reserves the right to judge wines and comment on them on the basis of its own criteria.
Marking of wines:
4 stars: Exceptional
3 stars: Excellent
2 stars: Remarkable
1 star: Successful
Judges’ favourites: These wines provide good value for money, or drew special attention from the jury.
Professionals will be informed of results by email if and only if their wines were selected for an award.
Medals attesting to the distinctions obtained may be affixed to bottles. These medals are available from 1001degustations for award-winning wines.
Prior authorisation must be obtained before reproducing or representing the medal or logo, whether completely or partially.

1001degustations reserves the right to judge products and comment on them on the basis of its own criteria.
1001degustations grants the following awards:
- Gold Medal
- Silver Medal
Professionals will be informed of results by email if and only if their products were selected for an award.
Medals attesting to the distinctions obtained may be affixed to products. These medals are available from 1001degustations for award-winning products.
Prior authorisation must be obtained before reproducing or representing the medal or logo, whether completely or partially.

1001degustations reserves the right to cancel any incomplete or erroneous registration and to eliminate any sample that does not conform to rules and regulations. 1001degustations reserves the right to have a certified product analysis laboratory perform an analytical verification of award-winning samples and to take any subsequent steps it deems necessary. 1001degustations reserves the right to take samples at sales points to verify that samples tasted correspond to bottles actually found for sales in stores or at the vineyard.

Comments are written by 1001degustations. Participants agree de facto to accept comments published on the products submitted. They cannot in any case request that comments be changed.

Each product presented for the selection may be photographed by 1001degustations or its intermediaries. These photos may be published on the site or in a guide to awarded products that 1001degustations would like to offer for sale. The participant declares that he or she is aware of and accepts this fact.
Any photos of products submitted that are provided by participants must be free of copyright. The participant guarantees Armonia against any legal action in this regard. 1001degustations may make any use of the photos it feels necessary in the framework of promoting the selection of award-winning products and for its activities.

This contract is subject to French law. The language of this contract is French.
In the case of any dispute or legal action taken against Armonia-1001degustations, and no matter what the nationalities of the parties to the conflict, the Tribunaux de Villefranche sur Saône (France) shall be the only competent authority.

Any total or partial reproduction or representation of the site or of all or part of the elements on the site is strictly forbidden. The 1001degustations logo may be reproduced only with prior authorisation and may not be modified, changed or adapted in any way.
In general, the company names, brands and distinctive signs reproduced on the site or on other supports diffused and developed by Armonia are protected by copyright. The reproduction or representation of all or part of any of the items mentioned above is strictly forbidden unless previously authorised in writing by the owner of the brand.

ARTICLE 9 – USE OF THE “1001degustations” BRAND NAME
Use of the “1001degustations” brand name or the logo corresponding to the distinction awarded is subject to payment of a royalty or permit fee. Non-payment of fees shall nullify the concerned party’s right to use the brand name or logo. Any use of the brand name or logo outside the conditions defined in these rules and regulations, the graphics charter, or any other document to which it may refer, shall be considered fraudulent. In such a case, a 20% penalty shall be added to the fees (royalty or permit) levied for the entire lot under consideration.

Participation in the selection “1001degustations” includes acceptance of these rules and regulations, which may be obtained upon request from the 1001degustations, Parc du Peloux - 331 chemin de la croix de fer, 69400 LIMAS, France.

A selection participant who has been found guilty of not respecting these rules and regulations shall be subject to the following: retraction of any awards received, exclusion from the selection, legal action instigated at the organisers’ request.

The information requested by 1001degustations when a product is entered for participation in a competition is needed to provide services and manage customer relationships. This information is destined to Armonia, and to other companies that enable Armonia to perform its services and manage customer relationships.
The client may receive sales proposals directly from Armonia or from other companies or associations through Armonia.
If a client does not wish to have his or her data used and/or communicated, he or she may inform Armonia by registered letter with return receipt. This letter should provide the client’s complete address and contact details.
According to the law of Data Protection of January 6th, 1978, you have the right to access, rectify, modify and delete all data concerning you. These rights may be exercised with regard to the ARMONIA company whose headquarters are located at Parc Millésime - Parc du Peloux - 331 chemin de la croix de fer – 69 400 LIMAS (France).


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