SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA RULES

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THANK YOU FOR PARTICIPATING IN THE 7TH ANNUAL WINE & DESIGN COMPETITION. ALL PROCEEDS FROM WINE & DESIGN BENEFIT THE COMMON THREAD FOR THE CURE. THE COMMON THREAD FOR THE CURE IS A 501(C) NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO SUPPORTING BREAST CANCER PATIENTS AND SURVIVORS WITHIN THE HOME FURNISHINGS INDUSTRY. THE
ORGANIZATION SUPPORTS SURVIVORS THROUGH CONFIDENTIAL, FINANCIAL HELPING HAND GRANTS PROVIDED TO ASSIST WHERE INSURANCE DOES NOT APPLY.


THERE WILL BE ONE WINNING LABEL FOR WHITE WINE, AND ONE WINNING LABEL FOR RED WINE, SELECTED FROM ENTRIES RECEIVED FROM LOS ANGELES, ORANGE COUNTY, INLAND EMPIRE, AND SAN DIEGO.


THE WINNING LABELS WILL BE USED ON FIRST AND LAST WINERY’S TOPNOTCH GRENACHE BLANC AND BORDEAUX BLENDS. FOR ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS ABOUT THE EVENT OR LABEL SPECIFICATIONS,

PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT:
LAUREN THOMPSON (949) 217-4868 LTHOMPSON@MOMTEX.COM
 


CUSTOM WINE LABEL ARTWORK SPECIFICATIONS

FILE FORMATS

WE WILL NEED 3 FILES OF YOUR ARTWORK SUBMITTED -

1. YOUR RAW ARTWORK FILES (FOR EXAMPLE, .PSD, .AI, .EPS WITH OUTLINED FONTS) DO NOT FLATTEN LAYERS. THIS IS THE FILE THE WINERY USES TO PRINT THE LABEL.

2. PDF FILE – THIS FILE IS USED TO PRINT YOUR LABEL FOR DISPLAY.

3. JPEG/JPG FILE – THIS FILE IS USED FOR THE JUDGE TO PREVIEW.

• FILES SUBMITTED MUST HAVE A MINIMUM 300 DPI RESOLUTION
• WINE LABEL DIMENSIONS MUST FIT ON THE WINE BOTTLE AND BE ABLE TO ACCOMMODATE THE BACK LABEL PROVIDED BY THE FIRST AND LAST WINERY.

• PLEASE USE A GUIDELINE OF 3.5” X 3.5” AS YOUR TEMPLATE, YOU CAN DOWNLOAD TEMPLATE HERE


PRINTING & COLOR

• ALL PRINTING IS 4-COLOR CMYK LASER PRINTING
• BLEEDS ARE PERMITTED BUT REQUIRE CROP MARKS ON DESIGNER PROVIDED ARTWORK
• PANTONE COLORS SHOULD BE SPECIFIED WHEN APPROPRIATE
• COLOR MATCHING IS AS ACCURATE AS POSSIBLE WITHIN TECHNOLOGICAL LIMITATIONS BUT MAY VARY SLIGHTLY FROM WHAT IS DISPLAYED ON A COMPUTER MONITOR

 

CONTENT

 

• WINE LABEL CONTENT DESCRIBING WINE VARIETALS, PRODUCTION YEAR AND APPELLATION NEEDS TO BE DESIGNATED ON YOUR FRONT LABEL DESIGN

BORDEAUX BLEND:
FIRST AND LAST WINERY
2014 MAHNA MAHNA RED WINE
55% CABERNET SAUVIGNON
23% CABERNET FRANC
22% MERLOT
PASO ROBLES, CA AVA
14% ALCOHOL BY VOLUME

GRENACHE BLANC:
FIRST AND LAST WINERY
2017 GRENACHE BLANC
PASO ROBLES AVA, WILLOW CREEK DISTRICT
13.8% ALCOHOL BY VOLUME


• FIRST AND LAST WINERY LOGO, AVAILABLE TO DOWNLOAD HERE

• ARTWORK CANNOT CONTAIN COPYRIGHTED IMAGES OR TEXT UNLESS CUSTOMER OWNS OR HAS LICENSED SUCH MATERIAL.
• YOU MAY NOT USE ANY DESCRIPTIVE WORDS, FOR EXAMPLE: COURAGEOUS, STRONG, POWERFUL, SURVIVOR, ETC.
• FIRST AND LAST WINERY AND WINE & DESIGN WILL RETAIN FINAL APPROVAL ON ARTWORK.


SUBMISSION

• ARTWORK SHOULD BE SUBMITTED IN ELECTRONIC FORM ONLY. (SUBMISSION VIA DROPBOX IS PREFERRED.) EACH DESIGN FIRM CAN SUBMIT ONE DESIGN PER TYPE OF WINE.

• ALL SUBMITTALS ARE DUE ELECTRONICALLY BY THURSDAY, AUGUST 23, 2018 TO LAUREN THOMPSON (949) 217-4868 LTHOMPSON@MOMTEX.COM

APPROVAL

• DESIGN FIRM AGREES THAT FIRST AND LAST WINERY AND WINE & DESIGN RESERVE THE RIGHT TO USE THEIR LABEL ON THE FIRST AND LAST WINERY AND WINE & DESIGN WEBSITE AND FOR OTHER PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES.

 

JUDGING CRITERIA

WE WANT TO ALLOW DESIGNERS TO HAVE CREATIVE LICENSE WITHOUT
RESTRICTIONS, THIS WILL BE A BLIND SUBMISSION.

A FEW THINGS THAT THE JUDGE WILL BE CONSIDERING ARE:
• CARRY THE MESSAGE OF THE COMMON THREAD FOR THE CURE
• INCLUSION OF FIRST AND LAST WINERY (AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD ON WEBSITE)
• ADHERING TO LABEL SPECIFICATIONS
• USE OF COLOR
• CREATIVITY
• INCORPORATING EVENT THEME: WITH SPIRIT AND GRACE

ONE WINNING LABEL FOR WHITE WINE, AND ONE WINNING LABEL FOR RED WINE, WILL BE SELECTED FROM THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SUBMISSIONS, INCLUDING ENTRIES FROM LOS ANGELES, ORANGE COUNTY, INLAND EMPIRE, AND SAN DIEGO.