2014-10-19 15:00

Up for grabs this week.

Vodka at its most luxurious

Cruz Vintage Black recently won a gold medal and a consumers’ choice award at the Spirits International Prestige Awards in California, as well as a gold medal at The Vodka Masters in London.

To celebrate, we’re giving away three bottles of this luxury vodka to three lucky winners.

To win, SMS your name, surname, email address and the keyword CRUZ to 42987. SMSes cost R1.50 each. Winners will be notified.

By entering this competition, you give permission to take part in marketing opportunities.

Vespa goodies up for grabs

Vespa has revealed the 2014 Vespa 946 Bellissima Edition, which is exclusively available through preorder.

The new model is the modern incarnation of its 1946 predecessor, and is already a unique collector’s item with its striking looks and innovative features.

In celebration, we are giving away an awesome Vespa hamper, which includes a Vespa branded wall clock, espresso cup set, key ring and sling bag.

To win, SMS your name, surname, email address and the keyword VESPA to 42987. SMSes cost R1.50 each. Winners will be notified. By entering this competition, you give permission to take part in marketing opportunities.

Black Bottle is back

The famous Black Bottle blend of single malt and grain whiskies is living up to its name, bringing back its distinctive design after a break of a century.

In keeping with the history of the 1879 Aberdeen original, the recipe has also been revised to bring it in line with creator Gordon Graham’s original product.

To win one of three bottles, SMS your name, surname, email address and the keywords BLACK BOTTLE to 42987. SMSes cost R1.50 each. Winners will be notified. By entering this competition, you give permission to take part in marketing opportunities.

This giveaway is open to South African residents older than 18. Visit for full terms and conditions.

Terms and conditions

1. This promotional competition is organised by Distell Ltd, in association with City Press newspaper (“the Promoters”).

2. The promotional competition is open to permanent residents of South Africa over the age of 18 years except any employee, director, member, partner, agent, advisor or consultant or any person directly or indirectly who controls or is controlled by the Promoters, immediate family members, and/or a participant who has won a prize through a promotional competition run by the Promoters at least three months prior to the announcement of the winner of the Prize (“Disqualified Persons”).

3. By entering the promotional competition, all participants agree to be bound by these rules, which will be interpreted by the Promoters and whose decision regarding any dispute will be final and binding. The Promoters reserve the right to amend, modify, change, postpone, suspend or cancel this competition and any prizes (which have not yet been awarded), or any aspect thereof, without prior notice at any time, for any reason which the Promoters deem necessary.

4. The promotional competition commences on 19 October 2014 and ends on 20 October 2014. Entries received after the closing date will not be taken into consideration.

5. Three City Press newspaper readers stand the chance to each win a bottle of Black Bottle whisky, valued at R240 (“the Prize”). The Prize may differ from that which is on display.

6. To be eligible for the Prize, participants are required to SMS their name and the keywords BLACK BOTTLE to 42987. SMSes cost R1.50.

7. Winners will be determined by random draw at the close of the competition and notified by e-mail no later than 24 October 2014. The decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. The Prize will be couriered to the three winners within two weeks of acceptance of the Prize.

8. If the potential winners and/or winners do not accept their Prize on or before October 28, 2014, the potential winners and/or winners will be deemed to have rejected the Prize and it shall revert to the Promoters.

9. The winner will be required to provide proof of identity to verify that they are above the age of 18.

10. The Prize is non-transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash.

11. No applications from agents, third parties, organised groups or applications automatically generated by computer will be accepted. No incomplete or corrupted entries will be accepted. Entries will only be accepted if they comply with all entry instructions.

12. Responsibility is not accepted for entries lost, damaged or delayed as a result of any network, computer hardware or software failure of any kind. Proof of sending will not be accepted as proof of receipt.

13. All participants and winners, as the case may be, by entering the promotional competition, indemnify the Promoters, its advertising agencies, advisers, nominated agents, suppliers, its affiliates and/or associated companies against any and all claims of any nature whatsoever arising out of and/or from their participation in this promotional competition and/or use of the Prize (including, as a result of any act or omission, whether as a result of negligence, misrepresentation, misconduct or otherwise on the part of the Promoters).

14. This promotional competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook and the participants acknowledge that they are providing information to the Promoters and its agents only and not to Facebook.

15. All entrants in this promotional competition release Facebook from all liabilities and claims arising out of or in connection with this competition and these terms and conditions.

16. A copy of the competition rules is available at

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