WineSpectator.com: In recent blog posts, James Laube examines wine price cuts and waived corkage fees, looks at the high stakes for winemakers in this tumultuous economy, and shares impressions of some exciting reds from Sine Qua Non.
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2009 VIDEO CONTEST Submit your wine videos to our third annual video contest and you could win great prizes. We are looking for short, original videos that are educational and entertaining. Our editors will select the finalists, which will be posted on Wine Spectator.com; viewers will vote in the winner. The entry deadline is Aug. 31, 2009. Here are the complete rules.
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