GURKKA.COM is an online selling dealsite of Global Noble International Corporation (GNIC) that sells authentic, great quality and imported wines and spirits referred to in this site as Main Products; wines and spirits accessories (i.e. cork screw, wine glasses, refrigerated wine cabinets, wine racks, etc.) called Guest Products; and lifestyle products (i.e. hotel accommodations, bars and restaurants vouchers, fashion apparels, etc.) partnered with our Main and/or Guest products and sold as Promo Bundles at a discount.
Gurkka.com came from the word Gurkha/Gorkha which refers to loyal, trustworthy and reliable military units in the British or the Indian army enlisted in Nepal.
To this day, Gurkhas still protect royalties in United Kingdom and serve in the British Military. Other counties have also recruited Gurkhas into Military and Police forces including Singapore, Brunei and Hongkong. You will see Gurkhas working as security forces at the US Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, as Royal Guards in Qatar and as Soldiers in Indian army and Malayan armed forces.
The derived website name - Gurkka.com aims to create an online selling portal that is committed, reliable and trustworthy to gap the usual fear and hesitance of Filipino towards online buying.
Gurkka.com sells 100% authentic wines and spirits! And when members purchase in Gurkka.com, they will be entitled to FREEBIES or DISCOUNTS while earning points that can be used to redeem REWARDS (e.i. gadgets, appliances, etc.) based on membership level status. The more the members buy, the more Freebies, Discounts and Rewards they can enjoy. Gurkka.com members are sure to get the best value for their money!
We deliver nationwide to addresses within the Philippines, except for remote areas that are not covered by our 3rd party logistics provider.
If minimum purchase requirements are met, we deliver for FREE to Metro Manila addresses, otherwise a flat rate will be required. For orders to addresses outside Metro Manila, we will charge minimal fees per bottle/unit for Main and Guest Products purchased (see Terms of Sale - Delivery & Receiving for rates per region) except for the Freebie Packages whose delivery charges will be shouldered by Gurkka.com.
For Promo Bundles, they will have their own delivery fee appropriation depending on the size and location which will be listed on the Shipping Information tab of the promo bundle item. Most Promo Bundles to be delivered to Metro Manila addresses will also be free of charge if minimum purchase order requirement is met.
The total shipping fee for the transaction will be shown in the check out page as well as the confirmation voucher sent to the member's email.
If the member is currently residing or working outside the Philippines (OFW, expatriates, foreigners), you may order via Gurkka.com and have it delivered to or picked up by representative in the Philippines or use the Send As Gift option in case you want to purchase Gurkka products as gifts to friends and family members without them knowing the price of the items they are receiving.
Gurkka.com is very strict in selling beers, wines and spirits to 18 years old and above only, thus to become member you have to be of legal purchasing age (LPA) and with valid ID (see list of valid IDs in Terms of Sale) you can present when receiving your orders. Customers need to register in order to transact with Gurkka.com and be eligible for the FREEBIES, DISCOUNTS and REWARDS.
NO FEES required to become Gurkka.com members! Simply click on Register for Free button at the upper left corner of header for you to become a member and to start enjoying Freebies, Discounts and Rewards.
Yes, you can be a member even if you are outside the Philippines such as OFWs (Overseas Filipino Workers), Expatriates or Foreigners with friends, colleagues and family in the Philippines.
But take note that we will only deliver to addresses within the Philippines. So if you are a member currently residing or working outside the Philippines, you may order via Gurkka.com and have it delivered to or picked up by representative in the Philippines or you may use the Send As Gift option in case you want to purchase Gurkka products as gifts to friends and family members without them knowing the price of the items they are receiving.
Members may pay for their purchases using credit or debit cards online (Visa or MasterCard) via a secure Paymaya link or credit and debit cards offline via Paymaya Swipe wherein the cards will be swiped to portable terminal during delivery or pick-up of orders. Or they may opt to pay via online banking, ATM or over-the-counter options which may be via banking or non-traditional payment counters like Cebuana Lhuillier, LBC, M. Lhuillier, Robinsons Department Store or SM Department Stores, Supermarket and Savemore Counters. Also available are Smart Money or Globe's G Cash payments. Lastly, there is a cash-on-delivery (COD) option but is available only for purchases within Metro Manila (NCR) and cash-on-pickup (COPU).
We value our customers' and members' security and we take it seriously. We have partnered with reliable and secure payment gateway providers to handle our members' payments, namely: DragonPay (using Secure Locket Layer or SSL technology) for bank and non-bank over-the-counter (OTC), online banking and GCash payments; and Paymaya Checkout (by PLDT & Smart) for online payments using Visa, MasterCard and other credit, debit or prepaid cards including Smart Money. New payment feature is the Paymaya Swipe wherein credit, debit or prepaid cards are swiped on the terminal during delivery or pick-up of the items bought.
All debit/credit cards, mobile and online payment transactions occur within a secure environment. In compliance with the law, Gurkka.com do not save your credit / debit card and bank details; they are submitted directly to our banks. In addition, Gurkka.com also have SSL Certification for better website security.
If you are unsure or doubtful in using your cards or bank details, you may pay using cash on delivery (COD) or cash on pick-up (COPU) if within Metro Manila.
Your email will be used mainly for receiving the Confirmation Voucher whenever you place an order in Gurkka.com. It, together with your other contacts information, will also be used to send you notifications of our latest deals (Freebies and Promo Bundles) or new products for sale (Main and Guest), updates on your membership status as well as means of communication for deliveries, feedbacks, etc.
Main Products refer to the vast portfolio of wines and spirits that Gurkka.com primarily sells including famous brands like Johnnie Walker, Hennessy, Jack Daniels, Chivas Regal, and Remy Martin. We also have hard-to-find products, limited edition items and specially sized bottles. Whenever members purchase the Main Products, they will be entitled to system-generated Freebie Packages.
Guest Products refer to wine and spirit appliances (i.e. refrigerated wine cabinets) or accessories (i.e. wine glasses, cork screws, etc.). A purchase of these products may also entitle you to a Freebie Package.
Freebies of the Week are items (i.e. imported beers, wines, spirits, gift certificates, etc.) given away as FREE whenever a member purchases Main and/or Guest Products provided that the minimum purchase requirement is met. There will be at least twenty (20) brands listed every week including revered brands like Johnnie Walker, Hennessy and Jack Daniels, among others. A countdown on how many days the freebie item will remain as freebie is shown.
Freebie Packages are software-generated combinations of Freebies of the Week items and are computed based on the purchase value, availability of the stocks, and other factors. Maximum of five (5) Freebie Packages will be provided by the system once the purchaser checks out of the Shopping Cart. A preview is made available when My Cart button is clicked. You may choose ONLY ONE Freebie Package from among the options provided by the system. The nationwide delivery charges of the freebies will be shouldered by Gurkka.com.
Freebies are offered only to registered members. After adding Main and/or Guest Products to your shopping cart we will provide you with some Freebie Packages options. The Freebie packages change based on the content of your shopping cart. A preview of Freebie Package list can be seen in My Cart at the upper left corner of the screen. The bigger the purchase value of the Main and/or Guest products, the higher the value of the Freebies to be given away. For detailed steps, read HOW TO PURCHASE.
Every purchase made within a 180-day purchase cycle (a 6-month period from 1st purchase) will earn points for Gurkka.com members and will help elevate their membership status from Ordinary member to either Bronze, Silver, Gold, Titanium or Platinum. All purchases, excluding the shipping costs, are entitled to corresponding points. One (1) point for every P1.00 Main Product bought or half (0.50) points for every Guest Product or Promo Bundle bought. The points are on top of the Freebies and Discounts that are automatically earned upon delivery of orders.
Each membership level entitles them to ONE of the listed reward options (e.g. gadgets, appliances, etc.) which can be redeemed at the moment they upgrade to the membership level they prefer or within 90 days after the end of the purchasing cycle. Unredeemed points after the claiming period will be forfeited in favor of Gurkka.com. Your next purchasing cycle will start on your next successful purchase transaction after redeeming your previous reward or next purchase after the end of the 180-day purchase cycle, whichever comes first.
New List of Rewards will be posted on the Membership Tab from time to time but only those whose purchase cycle starts on or after the announced effectivity date will enjoy the new set of reward options. Rewards will be released on a first-come-first-serve basis until supplies last. You may check about your membership level status by logging-in to your Gurkka.com account. To know more about the membership levels and rules, see Terms of Sale and Membership Tab.
Because we provide Freebie packages, discounts and reward points, all items purchased from Gurkka.com are non-returnable, non-exchangeable and non-refundable unless it falls under the three (3) conditions enumerated in our Terms of Sale (see Rule#4-W and Rule#4-X). In rare cases that the items delivered are acceptable for return, the proper procedure of return stated in the Terms of Sale (see Rule#4-Z & Rule#4-AA) should be strictly followed.
Unless otherwise stated, each deal, offers and promotions in Gurkka.com cannot be used in conjunction with other promos and deals within the site or with GNIC, nor can it be combined with third party certificates or coupons from outside Gurkka.com or GNIC. Since we provide freebies, discounts and rewards to our members, the prices stated in the website are not valid in conjunction with other promotions and government-mandated discounts.
If members have special purchase requirements or orders, or particular requests that cannot be allowed by the Gurkka.com system, they may submit a written request with complete information about their special orders / requirements / requests as well as their details including contact numbers to email@example.com. A dedicated message box is already provided below the web banners of the Homepage or at Contact Us page. A Gurkka.com personnel will get in touch with you.
Gurkka.com may feature other brands as Main or Guest Products or as part of our Promo Bundles and Freebies of the Week. Other brands may also advertise in our banners, video and logo ad placement areas subject to approval of the senior management. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your complete details and product information and proposal if you are interested.
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Tannin comes from the stems, seeds and skin of the grapes. The longer the wine stays in contact with these elements, the more tannic characteristi...Read More
It’s important to store the wine to the side so that the cork won’t dry out. If the cork dries out, it will shrink and air would penet...Read More
Spain has the largest area of land reserved for grape planting with over 2.9 Million acres. Source: http://www.wineportfolio.c...Read More
The French paradox is a catchphrase frequently used to refer to the French diet of consuming foods high in saturated fats but the people have repo...Read More
Food and wine produces a synergy of taste when paired together, which it cannot produce when wine is consumed alone. Source: h...Read More
Most wines made in Europe are named after the location in which the grapes were grown while wines in countries other than Europe are named after t...Read More
The vintage date on the wine bottles refers to the year when the grapes were harvested while non-vintage wines consist of grapes from multiple har...Read More
Germany is least likely to produce cabernet sauvignon because of cool climate and shorter growing season which this type of grapes requires. ...Read More
A non-vintage wine is a combination of grapes from different harvest years and it is meant to be consumed immediately. http://www....Read More
The three primary grapes used to make champagne are Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier, and Chardonnay. Source: http://www.wineportfoli...Read More
The amount of sugar in grapes determines the alcohol content of wine. The higher the sugar content in grapes, the more alcoholic the wine will be....Read More
Fatty foods that are high in protein are best paired with tannic wine like Cabernet Sauvignon. Source: http://www.wineportfoli...Read More
Red wines are aged in oak barrels to add more tannin and aid in its ability to age. Source: http://www...Read More
The fastest way to chill a wine bottle is to put it in a bucket with ice and water so that the temperature can be distributed evenly. ...Read More
Benjamin Franklin, one of the founding fathers of the United States loved wine so much, he actually said, “Wine makes daily living easier, l...Read More
Grapes need 1,300 hours of sunshine to ripen Source: http://www.carafe.ca/trivia.php ...Read More
E & J Gallo is the largest winery in the world. Source: http://www.carafe.ca/trivia.php ...Read More
Oak barrels provide the vanilla flavor and aroma in wines. Source: http://www.carafe.ca/trivia.php ...Read More
Wines are generally not suitable for vegetarians because of the ‘fining’ process of wines – removing the dead yeast and other fl...Read More
The world’s most expensive wine sold was a 1787 Chateau Lafite which cost $160,000 in 1985. Source: http://uktv.co.uk/dave/f...Read More
Opening a bottle of sparkling wine may pop at a velocity of 38-40mph so be careful! Source: http://www.gloriaferrer.com/sparkling-...Read More
According to a group of researchers at Sun Yat Sen University in Guangzhou, China, the best remedy for a hangover is Sprite. Sourc...Read More
Coconut water can greatly help alleviate hang-over because it has high electrolytes and can rehydrate the body. Source: http:/...Read More
There are five basic steps in tasting wine: color, swirl, smell, taste, and savor. These are also known as the "five S" steps: see, swir...Read More
A "flabby" wine means that the wine is heavy and lacks acid. Source: http://www.wineportfolio.com/sectionLearnWineT...Read More