Terms & Conditions/Waiver & Release

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Please read the following Terms and Conditions. Your participation in a wine tour with Insiders Wine Tours means you agree to the following:

Booking & Rates

  • At the time of booking, Guest will be charged a $100 deposit that will be discounted from the final tour price at the end of the tour.
  • Accepted methods of payment include credit card or cash.
  • Gratuity is not included in our rates and is payable at the Guest’s discretion.
  • All tours and vehicles are private for your group unless otherwise agreed upon.
  • Insiders Wine Tours cannot guarantee a specific wine tour guide unless specifically agreed upon prior to the tour.

Cancellation or Changes

  • If Insiders Wine Tours cancels a tour for any reason, you will receive a full refund of the deposit. If a guest cancels 14 days or more prior to the tour, a refund of 50% of the deposit will be given. If a guest cancels a tour within 14 days of the date of a tour, no refund will be given.
  • In the case of inclement weather, Insiders Wine Tours reserves the right to modify, shorten, or cancel any tour to prevent damage to vehicles or to avoid unsafe conditions. Full refunds, or the option to re-book will be provided if we are unable to run a tour due to bad weather or other cancellations.
  • Guest understands that unforeseen traffic due to weather, accidents, or roadword may affect the timing of pick up or drop off, and may cause delays during the tour.

Alcohol Consumption

  • All tour guests must be 21 years of age or older and must provide proof if asked.
  • Insiders Wine Tours and any wine tour guide has the ability and right to end a tour at any time due to over-consumption of alcohol and/or related sickness.
  • Guests will be fully responsible for any charges related to sickness in a vehicle due to alcohol consumption, and a minimum cleaning fee of $250 will be assessed if the vehicle needs extensive cleaning due to sickness.
  • Insiders Wine Tours is not responsible for any wineries determination not to serve alcohol to a Guest. No refunds will be given if a winery refuses service to a Guest.

Conduct/Damage to Vehicles

  • Guest and all passengers in Guest’s party are expected to conduct themselves in a manner not injurious to themselves, to third parties, or to the vehicle.
  • Guest and/or passengers in Guest’s party are responsible for any damages to the vehicle caused by them.
  • Insiders Wine Tours reserves the right to expel any person from a vehicle or terminate a tour in the event of a violation of any of these conditions by any passenger. If at any time the tour is terminated due to unruly conduct, damage to the vehicle, or abuse of any kind that we deem valid, no refund will be made. Insiders Wine Tours reserves the right to refuse service as it deems appropriate.

Additional Terms

  • Smoking is prohibited in all vehicles at all times.
  • Pets are not permitted unless agreed upon in advance.
  • If a tour includes any food items, it is the Guest’s responsibility for notifying Insiders Wine Tours of any dietary restrictions prior to the tour. Insiders Wine Tours will do its best to accomodate any specific dietary restrictions.
  • Insiders Wine Tours is not responsible for lost or damaged items or any items left in the vehicle during or after use of our services.
  • Insiders Wine Tours is not responsible for Guest or anyone in Guest’s party once the tour has concluded and you have been dropped off. Please watch your alcohol intake and please do not drink and drive.

WAIVER AND RELEASE NOTICE

All guests who book and/or participate (the “Guest”) in a wine tour with Insiders Wine Tours (the “Company”) hereby agrees to the following:

  1. Guest desires to participate in the wine tour offered by the Company (the “Tour”).
  2. Guest is able to participate in the Tour and fully agrees to do so.
  3. Guest fully comprehends and understands all of the risks associated with their participation in the Tour.
  4. Guest grants Company the right and authority to use Guest’s name, likeness, photograph and/or picture for any and all commercial and non-commercial purposes without furhter obligation or compensation to Guest.
  5. GUEST’S PARTICIPATION IN THE TOUR IS AT GUEST’S OWN SOLE RISK. GUEST, ON BEHALF OF THEMSELF AND/OR ANY PERSON OR ENTITY ACTING THROUGH OR ON BEHALF OF GUEST, HEREBY FOREVER AND UNCONDITIONALLY RELEASES THE COMPANY, AND ANY AFFILIATED ENTITIES, PARENT COMPANIES, SUBSIDIARIES, PRESENT AND FORMER EMPLOYEES, OWNERS, OFFICERS, MEMBERS, MANAGERS, PARTNERS, CONTRACTORS, INSURERES, SHAREHOLDERS AND DIRECTORS OF THE FOREGOING (COLLETIVELY THE “RELEASED PARTIES”), FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, ACTIONS, DAMAGES, LIABILITIES, LOSSES, COSTS AND EXPENSES IN ANY WAY ARISING OUT OF, OR RESULTING FROM GUEST’S PARTICIPATION IN A TOUR, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, ACTIONS, AND LIABILITIES FOR DEATH, INJURY, LOSS OR DAMAGE TO GUEST, TO ANY ONE ELSE, OR TO ANY PROPERTY, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER OR NOT SUCH INJURY, LOSS OR DAMAGE WAS CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OR WILLFUL CONDUCT OF THE COMPANY OR ANY OF THE RELEASED PARTIES. GUEST, ON BEHALF OF THEMSELF AND/OR ANY PERSON OR ENTITY ACTING THROUGH OR ON BEHALF OF GUEST, FURTHER AGREES TO DEFEND AND INDEMNIFY THE RELEASED PARTIES, AND TO HOLD THE RELEASED PARTIES HARMLESS, FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITIES, CLIAMS, ACTIONS, DAMAGES, EXPENSES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ATTORNEY’S FEES) AND LOSSES OF ANY KIND OR NATURE WHATSOEVER IN ANY WAY ARISING OUT OF, OR RESULTING FROM, GUEST’S PARTICIPATION IN THE TOUR.
  6. This Waiver and Release of Claims constitutes the entire agreement and understanding between Guest and the Released Parties, and cancels, terminates, and supersedes any prior agreement or understanding relating to the subject matter hereof. There are no representations, promises, agreements, warranties, covenants, or undertakings other than those contained in this Waiver and Release of Claims.
  7. None of the provisions of this Waiver and Release of Claims can be waived or modified except expressly in writing signed by Guest and the party against whom the waiver or modification is sought to be enforced. Failure of any of the Released Parties to enforce any of their rights hereunder at any time shall not act as a waiver to enforce their rights under this Waiver and Rlease for same or similar acts at any subsequent time.