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Lights! Camera! Pour! Video Contest! Wine Spectator's 6th Annual Contest

Share your wine story and earn great prizes

Posted: May 17, 2012

Submit your video to Wine Spectator's Sixth Annual Video Contest. Make it short, educational and entertaining. Storytelling is in; straight-on commercials are out.

Everyone can enter—whether you're a wine lover, wine region rep or a winery, retailer or sommelier, rapper, lawyer, chef or videographer—as long as you are at least 21 years old.

Become a star! Your video will have a big, big audience on WineSpectator.com if it is selected as a finalist by our editors. The public picks the winner.

Great prizes for all qualified entrants and finalists. The winner receives two full passes to the 2012 Wine Experience in Los Angeles where their video will be shown.

For examples and inspiration, check out last year's finalists. The winning video, "Zinfandel - Paso's Wine," continued the humorous, storytelling approach to wine that has attracted the popular vote. Read the story behind this video.

Here are the key contest dates for 2012 ...

  • Submission deadline: Friday, August 31 (with a grace period thru midnight on Monday, September 3)
  • Finalists revealed and voting begins: Monday, September 10
  • Voting closes and Runners-Up announced: Monday, September 17
  • Winner announced and Honorable Mentions go live: Tuesday, September 18

Videos must be less than three minutes long and may not contain any copyrighted or defamatory material. View the complete contest rules, prize and submission information.

Got questions? Email us at video@winespectator.com.

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