Bartender Diary Contest Rules

Thank you for your interest in this contest organized by GEORGES MONIN SAS, a company with share capital of €568,000, headquartered at 5 rue Ferdinand de Lesseps 18000 BOURGES, France, registered in the Bourges Trade and Companies Register under number 573 721 370 (hereinafter called the “Company”).

You are invited to read carefully the current regulation governing your participation in the Contest. By entering the Contest, you automatically accept these terms and conditions without reservation.These terms and conditions can be consulted on the website throughout the duration of the Contest at the following URL address:

For any questions, please contact the MONIN after-sales service at:

I. Organizer

The Company is organizing a Contest entitled "Bartender Diary" from November 13, 2023, to January 31, 2024 included.

II. Definitions

In these terms and conditions, words beginning with a capital letter will have the following meanings:

  • "Site" refers to the website published́ by the Company accessible at URL: ;
  • "Participant" or "you" refers to the participant(s) in the Contest who meet the conditions listed in Article 5 ;
  • “Winner" refers to the Participant designated as the winner of the Prize by the Company under the conditions set out in Article 6.2 ;
  • “Contest" refers to the present "Bartender Diary" online contest ;
  • “Prize" refers to the products offered by the Company, won by the Winner(s) and detailed in Article 6.1.

III. Duration of the Contest

The Contest will take place from November 13, 2023 to January 31, 2024 included, in accordance with the terms and conditions specified in Article 5.

The Company reserves the right to modify, postpone, cancel, or extend the Contest if circumstances require it, without any liability on its part.

IV. Geographical scope of the Contest

The Contest is open to residents of metropolitan France and Corsica via the “@monin_france" Instagram page. The Contest will also be open to residents of the European Union via the "@monin_europe" Instagram page.              

V. Participation conditions

Participation requirements

This Contest is open only to professionals whose activity consists wholly or partly in the cocktails-making and to influencers in the area. Participants must be at least 18 years old on the Contest start date and reside in one of the countries mentioned in article 4.

The following individuals/entities are not eligible to participate: employees of the Company and/or members of their families in direct forebear, persons and companies who have directly or indirectly participated or collaborated in the organization of the Contest, as well as members of their families in direct forebear.

Participation in the Contest is strictly nominative and limited to one entry per person. It is strictly forbidden for a Participant to enter with multiple Instagram accounts.

Participation in this Contest implies a fair conduct and the full acceptance of the present terms and conditions and any possible amendments.

Any attempt to circumvent the present terms and conditions, to increase one's chances at the expense of other Participants, and more generally any fraudulent behaviour, will immediately and irrevocably lead to the cancellation of the offender's participation.

The Company reserves the right to request any proof necessary to establish that the Participant meets the conditions set up by the present article. Any Participant who refuses to provide the requested proof within 8 days of the request will be considered as renouncing their participation and, if applicable, their Prize; without any possibility to hold any liability against the Company.

Contest process

Participation in the Contest is exclusively through "@monin_france" and "@monin_europe" Instagram pages in accordance with the instructions described below, to the exclusion of any other means.

To take part in the Contest, the Participant must create a cocktail recipe, with or without alcohol, containing at least one MONIN brand product. If the product is not "Le Fruit de MONIN Yuzu", the Participant must use any other yuzu-based ingredient.

In their recipe, Participants must not use or promote products that compete with MONIN products.

The cocktail recipe must then be posted on the Participant's Instagram page. Content may be published in photo or video format. Participation will not be considered if the recipe is only published temporarily via Instagram "story". 

The MONIN brand product and the yuzu-based ingredient must be identified and identifiable in the images.

The recipe must be detailed in the visual or in its caption.

Participation is conditioned on the use of the #BartenderDiary along with the mention of the Instagram account "@monin_europe" or "@monin_europe" according to the country of participation.

General provisions

In the event of suspected fraud or unfair participation, the Company reserves the right to conduct any necessary verifications it deems appropriate. Any attempt at fraud will result in the immediate and permanent disqualification of the Participant involved, without prior notice.

Participation in the Contest cannot be considered if you do not meet the conditions of participation set out in article 5.

In the event of a protest, only the data held by the Company shall be binding.

The Participant is presumed to be aware of the risks associated with the use of the Internet. The Company declines all responsibility in the event of connection problems, loss of data, hacking, computer viruses, crashes and any other inconvenience linked to Internet use.

The Company declines all responsibility if the contact details provided by the Participant are found to be inaccurate or incorrect.

VI. Designation of Prizes and Winners


The following Prizes will be awarded:

  • 100 flasks of MONIN Signature edible perfume on the Instagram account "@monin_europe".
  • 50 flasks of MONIN Signature edible perfume on the Instagram account "@monin_france"

A Participant can only be designated as the Winner once during the Contest period. Prizes are nominative and may not be awarded to another person than the winner, nor may they be exchanged for cash.

Prizes are non-refundable, non-exchangeable, non-assignable and non-transferable. The Participant must accept his/her Prize. All images or illustrations of the Prizes used for the promotional purposes of this operation, regardless of the support used, are presented as illustrations and have no contractual value.

Throughout the duration of the operation, the Company reserves the right to replace the Prizes proposed by other Prizes of equivalent nature and value, in particular in the event of stock shortage, bankruptcy of the supplier, industrial action, modification of the contractual agreements made with the supplier, failure of the supplier, qualitative defect of the products. The Company cannot be held liable in such cases.

Designation of the Winner

Winning content will be selected throughout the Contest by the Company's staff, among entries that meet MONIN's quality conditions and expectations.

Once selected, Winners will be contacted by private message on their Instagram account with which they participated. The Company will then collect the information required to send the Prize: Winner's first and full names, postal address, e-mail address and phone number.

No message will be sent to Participants who have not been selected.

The Winner will have 8 days to respond to this message. In the absence of a response within the stipulated period, the Winner will definitively lose the benefit of his/her prize and will not be entitled to claim any compensation or recourse.

The Company declines all liability in the event of loss, damage or theft of the Prize during delivery.

VII. Participation fees

The participation costs for this Contest (ingredients, products etc.) are exclusively at the expense of the Participant. Moreover, the costs related to the Internet connection required for the entry, the costs of any type of electronic and/or paper communication of the Participant, such as e-mail, telephone, mail, without this list being considered exhaustive, will not be covered under any circumstances by the Company.

VIII. Personal data

The Company undertakes to use the Winners' personal data only for the purpose of the Contest.

In accordance with applicable laws and regulations, each Participant has the right to access, rectify, object to, to port data and erase personal data concerning him or her by written request to the address or by post to the head office of the Company. Each participant may, by the same means, withdraw his or her consent to participate in the Contest at any time.

If a Participant chooses to exercise their right to withdraw consent or their right to object to or delete their data before the end of the Contest, their participation in the Contest will be canceled.

Further information is available on the CNIL website (

IX. Liability

The Company may not be held liable in any of the following cases:

  • Technical malfunctions and failures of the Internet and/or postal services preventing participation in this Contest,
  • Risks associated with the use of the Internet during participation in the Contest, including the contamination of computer systems by viruses or intrusion by third parties,
  • Any damage caused to Participants, their computer equipment, and the data stored therein, as well as the potential impact on their personal or professional activities,
  • Strikes, delays in services enabling the Winner to benefit from the Prize awarded,
  • Inability to contact a Winner for any reason,
  • Free capture of information and photographs published in the context of the Contest, given the risks inherent in the use of the Internet and social networks, and the impossibility of controlling the use that may be made of them by third parties without the participant's knowledge,
  • Interruption, cancellation or modification, partial or total, of the Contest, at the discretion of the Company or due to force majeure or an event beyond its control or attempted fraud or disruption of the organization.

Lastly, the Company cannot be held liable for any incidents that may arise during the use of the Prize.

X. Interpretation and amendment of the Terms and conditions

Any question regarding the application or interpretation of these terms and conditions will be decided by the Company, in accordance with the law.

The present terms and conditions may be amended, particularly to comply with any new legislation and/or applicable regulations. Any changes will be incorporated into these terms and conditions.

If any provision of this regulation is declared void, it shall in no way affect the validity of the terms and conditions themselves.

Each modification will be announced on the website.

XI. Governing law

These terms and conditions are governed by French law.

In the event of a dispute or complaint, for any reason, requests must be sent to the Company within 2 months after the end of the Contest at the following address: GEORGES MONIN SAS - 5 rue Ferdinand de Lesseps 18000 BOURGES.