Terms and Conditions

Agreement

Oakridge Wines Pty Ltd does not sell alcohol to persons under the age of 18. By using this site you confirm that you are over the age of 18. Oakridge Wines Pty Ltd makes every effort to ensure that alcoholic beverages are not delivered to anyone who is under the age of 18. By using this site you are acknowledging that the person receiving a shipment of alcoholic beverages from Oakridge Wines Pty Ltd is over the age of 18.

IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THESE CONDITIONS OF USE PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS SITE. If you intentionally or unintentionally misrepresent your age in order to provide alcohol to a person under the age of 18, Oakridge Wines Pty Ltd will prosecute you to the full extent allowable by law.  If the person receiving the wine is unable to produce appropriate ID, our couriers will be unable to leave the wine.

Your order is an offer to buy from Oakridge Wines Pty Ltd. There will be no contract of any kind between you and Oakridge Wines Pty Ltd unless and until we accept your order, and in the case of wines and goods to be delivered to you, when we debit your credit card. At any point up until then, we may decline to supply the goods or services to you without giving any reason. At the moment we accept your order or in the case of delivery of goods, when we debit your credit card, a contract will be made between you and Oakridge Wines Pty Ltd. All wines or other goods ordered remain the property of Oakridge Wines Pty Ltd until payment is received in full. Our total liability to you for non-delivery of purchased goods is limited to the purchase price of the products.

Oakridge Wines Pty Ltd shall not be liable for any delay in delivering your wine if that delay or failure is caused by circumstances beyond our control such as war, riot, civil commotion, malicious damage, compliance with any current or future law or governmental order, rule, regulation or direction, fire, flood, storm or other poor weather conditions, Act of God, failure of ISP or telecommunications provider in connection with the performance of this Agreement.

Oakridge Wines Pty Ltd reserves the right to modify the terms, conditions and notices contained on this the website without notice to you. Your continued use of this website after any such change constitutes your agreement to such change. Oakridge Wines Pty Ltd further reserves the right to change prices and other information on the website at any time without notice to you. The posting of prices and other terms of sale on this web site shall not constitute a binding agreement and Oakridge Wines Pty Ltd is not obliged to sell products on such terms.

All content, including without limitation graphics, logos, text, images and other features, appearing on this website, and their associated copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual property are owned, controlled or licensed by Oakridge Wines Pty Ltd. This content is protected by copyright separately and as a collective work or compilation under Canadian and international copyright law and is the property of the Oakridge Wines Pty Ltd, its licensors, or the party credited as the provider of the content or other third-party owners of the content, as the case may be.

As the user of this website you may not copy, distribute, transmit, reproduce, publish, create derivative works or in any way use any of the content on the this website without the prior written permission of Oakridge Wines Pty Ltd. This prohibition includes without limitation the publication of any part of this content on any other website, selling or offering it for sale, or using it to create any kind of database.

This site is provided by Oakridge Wines Pty Ltd on an “as is” basis. Oakridge Wines Pty Ltd to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law makes no representations or warranties of any kind; express or implied, as to the operation of the site or the information, content, materials, or products included on this site. Oakridge Wines Pty Ltd disclaims all warranties, express, statutory or implied, including without limitation implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose; warranties or conditions of workmanlike effort, accuracy, title, quiet enjoyment, no encumbrances, no liens and non-infringement; warranties or conditions arising in the course of dealing or the usage of trade.

This Agreement comprises the entire agreement between you and Oakridge Wines Pty Ltd and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous negotiations, discussions or agreements, if any, between the parties regarding the subject matter contained herein. This Agreement is personal to you and you may not transfer, assign, or delegate this Agreement to anyone without the express written permission of Oakridge Wines Pty Ltd. Any attempt by you to assign, transfer, or delegate this Agreement without the express written permission of Oakridge Wines Pty Ltd shall be null and void.

Oakridge Wines Pty Ltd makes no representations or warranties whatsoever that access to this website will be uninterrupted or error-free or that any information, software or other material accessible on or through this website is free of viruses or other harmful components. Your use of the Oakridge Wines Pty Ltd website is at your own risk and you assume full responsibility for all costs associated with all necessary servicing or repair of any equipment you use in connection with your use of this website.

Oakridge Wines Pty Ltd will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this site, including without limitation direct, indirect, incidental, punitive or consequential damages.

For your convenience, Oakridge Wines Pty Ltd may include links to other sites on the Internet that are owned or operated by third parties. When linking to such a site, you do so at your own risk. The inclusion of any link on the Oakridge Wines Pty Ltd website does not imply that Oakridge Wines Pty Ltd endorses the linked site.

Risks & Warnings

Customers should also be aware of the following inherent risks and warnings:

  • Alcohol should be consumed in moderation and never in conjunction with operating a motor vehicle or machinery.  Women should not drink alcoholic beverages during pregnancy because of the risk of birth defects.  Alcohol consumption may cause health problems.
  • A case of wine is heavy, so extra care should be taken when lifting it. If you are concerned about the weight we advise that you transfer the bottles 1 or 2 at a time.
  • Red wine in particular may cause staining if spilt, so extra care should be taken.
  • Sparkling wines can be volatile due to the build up of gasses. Extra care should be taken when opening these.

Responsible Use of Alcohol

Oakridge Wines Pty Ltd is a company that promotes the use of its wine products in a socially responsible way.

Our position on the use of alcohol, and the information you may receive regarding our wine products when using this website, is as follows:

  • We encourage responsible use and enjoyment of alcohol.
  • We believe that the you are responsible for monitoring and understanding your own consumption of alcohol and should do so as part of a balanced approach to your life. In particular wine is best enjoyed when complemented by good friends and good food.
  • We sell wine to a number of countries around the world, and we subscribe to the voluntary self-regulation by wine producers to standards of alcohol advertising and promotion that support responsible alcohol consumption, and discourage drinking by under-age, inexperienced or at-risk consumers.

IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO UNDERSTAND THE LAWS OF THE COUNTRY AND STATE IN WHICH YOU LIVE AND DRINK, PARTICULARLY AGE RESTRICTIONS ON ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION, WHICH CAN DIFFER FROM 18 YEARS TO 25 OR OVER.

Some information about responsible drinking:

AUSTRALIA
In Australia, the Commonwealth Government has provided the “Australian Alcohol Guidelines” to help you understand how much you can safely drink. These can be found at: www.alcoholguidelines.gov.au/everyone. An interactive summary of these guidelines can be found at: www.alcoholguidelines.gov.au.

The Australian Alcohol Beverages Advertising Code can be found at the website of the Australian Association of National Advertisers: www.aana.com.au/pdfs/ABACCODE04.pdf.

For information about wine and health and the recognised guidelines for moderate consumption visit www.drinkwise.org.au.

ENGLAND
In the UK, the Portman Group has been founded to promote responsible drinking. The Portman Group’s purpose is to promote responsible drinking, to help prevent misuse of alcohol; to encourage responsible marketing; and to foster a balanced understanding of alcohol-related issues. Further information can be found at www.portmangroup.org.uk.

UNITED STATES
In the United States, information regarding Alcohol and Health can be found through the website of the Department of Health and Human Services at www.hhs.gov and at Mediline Plus (a Service of the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health) at: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/alcoholconsumption.html.

The American Heart Association states in its “Dietary Guidelines” (Revised 2000) that “…based on available epidemiological data, the AHA recommends that if alcoholic beverages are consumed, they should be limited to the equivalent of 2 drinks (30 g ethanol) per day for men and 1 drink per day for women…” The full text of these guidelines is available at: http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/full/102/18/2284.

We encourage you to seek out information regarding the appropriate use of alcohol, and hope that your enjoy our wines.

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864 Maroondah Highway
Coldstream
Victoria 3770 Australia