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WineSpectator.com: In his latest blogs, James Laube warns of perils of giving birth-year wines as gifts, highlights the benefits and tolls of aging wine and discusses the pleasures of cool-climate Cabernet. WineSpectator.com members can join the conversation.
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2011 VIDEO CONTEST—CHOOSE THE WINNER Original wine videos have been pouring in to Wine Spectator’s fourth annual contest. (Entries accepted until Aug. 31, 2011.) Now you be the judge: Finalists will be posted on WineSpectator.com on Sept. 12, and you can vote for your favorite. The first-place winner will receive a pair of tickets to the Wine Experience, and the top video will be revealed on Sept. 20.
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