2013 video contest finalists

Presenting the nine Finalists in Wine Spectator's Seventh Annual Video Contest... This year's videos range from laugh-out-loud parodies to beautiful storytelling, and serious commentary. Watch all nine and you'll learn about biodynamics and dinosaurs (not in the same video), tasting tips, pruning, emerging wine regions and more. 

Kudos to all the entrants!
We had a record number of entries; whittling the group down to nine Finalists was not an easy task.

Here are the top videos
1st Place: The Dawn of Wine
2nd Place (tie): Family Biodynamics, A Taste for Life
3rd Place: Urban Winery Investment
4th Place: Unearthing Chile

Winner reveal: Tuesday, September 17th
Plus, Honorable Mention videos will be posted for your viewing pleasure.

A resounding cheer for all the entrants, who all walk away with prizes! The winner will receive a pair of tickets to the weekend-long Wine Spectator Wine Experience and the Napa Valley Film Festival. The winning video may be screened at both events as part of the official programs. Each Finalist has won a pair of tickets to a Grand Tasting or Grand Tour event. Each entrant will receive a 1-year WineSpectator.com membership, which now includes free access to all ten Wine Spectator School online courses.

Check out the rules and contest information.

 

Voting is now closed.

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