The Old Vine Project (“OVP”) is inviting the public to enter footage of old vines, 35 years and older, both photographic and drone.


  • Present the essence of an old vine through the unique texture and structure of the vine
  • Express the individuality of an old vine
  • Capture the timeless atmosphere and personality of an old vine
  • Entries may include images of single vines or blocks
  • Entries should specify where the image(s) was/were taken
  • Image files must be 200 dpi and between 1MB and 3MB
  • Drone films should be in HD, (1080), no longer than 10 seconds / maximum 50meg
  • Running period is February 2018 to October 2018, with final entries received by 17:00 (South Africa Standard Time) on 31 October 2018
  • Prize: Lunch with Rosa Kruger and a case of Old Vine Project member wines


  1. Anybody is welcome to enter, whether professional or amateur.
  2. All information contained in this document forms the terms and conditions of this competition. It is a condition of entry that all rules are accepted as final and that the competitor agrees to abide by these rules. The judges’ decision will be final and no correspondence will be entered into. Submission of an entry will be taken to mean acceptance of these terms and conditions.
  3. Entries should be submitted via email to Entries must clearly indicate the entrant’s name and location of the old vine footage. Entrants should include their full names, physical address, email address and telephone number. We regret that we are unable to accept postal entries.
  4. All entries must be received by the advertised closing time and date.
  5. All footage submitted must be captured by the entrant with the purpose and intent of entering this competition. An entrant may not submit footage which have been published elsewhere and/or have won a prize in any other competition. It is the responsibility of each entrant to ensure that footage he/she submits are captured with the permission of the subject and do not infringe the copyright of any third party or other laws. Entrants warrant that the footage they submit are theirs and that they own the copyright therein.
  6. Ownership of the copyright in all footage submitted for this competition remains with the respective entrants, and the footage can be used for the entrant’s own financial benefit and commercial exploitation with no permission from the Old Vine Project. Entrants do, however, grant a worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual, fully paid-up, transferable licence to the Old Vine Project to reproduce and/or adapt submitted footage for the purpose of promotional activity in publications, websites, promotional materials of all kinds connected with this competition.
  7. Any number of entries are permitted per person. Late, illegible, incomplete, defaced or corrupt entries will not be accepted. No responsibility can be accepted for lost entries and proof of transmission will not be accepted as proof of receipt. Entries may not be sent through agencies or third parties.
  8. The winning entry will be that which is judged to be the most visually appealing, original and self-explanatory. The winner will be notified via email within seven calendar days of the closing date of the competition, and details of the winning entry will be made available on the website of the OVP ( and any other platforms which the OVP may deem suitable.
  9. The winner will win a case of old vine wines (6 bottles of old vine wines in total). The particular old vine wines won will be subject to the OVP’s availability of such wine.
  10. The prize, as described, will be made available within seven calendar days of the closing date of the competition. The prize is non-transferable and there is no cash alternative. 
  1. Events may occur that render the competition or the awarding of the prizes impossible due to reasons beyond the control of the OVP. In such circumstances the OVP may at its absolute discretion vary or amend the terms and conditions of the competition. The entrant agrees that no liability shall attach to the OVP in such circumstances.
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