Frei Brothers Reserve®, in Association with National Geographic Traveler, Launches Places Worth Preserving: a Photo Contest Focused on Preservation
Fans Submit Photos of Their Favorite Places for a Chance to Win Monthly Prizes Including a Grand Prize California Getaway and VIP Tour of Frei Ranch
Healdsburg, Calif., July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Frei Brothers Reserve has teamed up with National Geographic Traveler to promote Places Worth Preserving, a photo contest that honors unique and special places, from Frei Ranch in California to places of various significance nationwide. The Places Worth Preserving photo contest offers monthly prize packs, chances to be featured on NationalGeographic.com and a grand prize California getaway that includes a VIP tour of Frei Ranch and luxurious stay at Yosemite National Park.
Honoring Frei Brothers Reserve’s commitment to land and habitat preservation, the mission of Places Worth Preserving is to increase awareness of the importance of conservation and sustainability, from favorite backyard picnic spots to soaring redwood groves.
“Sense of place is a powerful thing, especially when it comes to the craft of winemaking. At Frei Brothers Reserve we work hard to preserve the land and its precious resources, and we’re far from alone in that pursuit,” says Jim Collins, chief viticulturist at Frei Brothers Reserve. “We’re excited to work with National Geographic Traveler to launch our Places Worth Preserving photo contest. We’re asking our fans to submit photos of places that are special to them, that they want to see preserved for generations to come — whether those are a favorite hiking trail, national park, or even a sentimentally significant tree in the backyard.”
Entering the Places Worth Preserving photo contest is easy:
- Step One: Take a photo of a place that’s special, that’s worthy of being preserved for generations to come. It can be as magnificent as a national monument, or as intimate as your backyard picnic spot.
- Step Two: Uploadthe picture to Frei Brothers Reserve’s Places Worth Preserving tab on Facebook and draft a short caption explaining its significance to you. www.Facebook.com/FreiBrothersReserve
- Step Three: Frei Brothers Reserve along with National Geographic Traveler director of photography , Dan Westergren, will be selecting monthly winners and top photos to be featured on www.NationalGeographic.com/freibrothers. The grand prize California getaway winner will be selected in December.
- Step Four: Repeat Monthly. New month, new prizes, new chance to win!
Conservation is embedded within Frei Brothers Reserve’s culture and belief system; as part of the winery’s 50/50 Giveback Program, for every acre planted in vines the brand sets aside another acre for land and habitat preservation. It’s one of Frei Brothers Reserve’s oldest traditions. The Places Worth Preserving contest is an extension of this philosophy.
Frei Brothers Reserve joined forces with National Geographic Traveler, a publication that reports on destinations of distinction and character, and supports efforts to keep them that way—believing that to enhance an authentic sense of place will benefit both travelers and the locations they visit. For more information, visit: ravel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/sustainable.
As part of the photo contest prize packs will be awarded on a monthly basis, July through November and all entries are entered to with the grand prize. Each month the brand will award the top photo entries with gifts and gadgets that are designed to help us preserve, protect and enjoy those special places worth preserving. In December, the grand prize winner will be announced. That winner and a guest will win a California getaway that includes a private tour and tasting at Frei Ranch in Healdsburg, Calif., as well as three nights all-inclusive stay at the luxurious Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite National Park. For contest details, as well as official rules and regulations please visit www.Facebook.com/FreiBrothersReserve.
*This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by or associated with Facebook.