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Lights! Camera! Pour! Wine Spectator's 11th Annual Video Contest

Share your wine story and earn great prizes

Posted: May 3, 2017

What's your wine story? Submit your video to Wine Spectator's Eleventh Annual Video Contest.

Everyone can enter, whether you're a wine lover or in the biz (as long as you're 21+). Over the past ten years, top videos have been entered by wine lovers, wine regions and wineries, wine reps and sommeliers, rappers, lawyers, chefs and videographers.



1. Pick a Topic
Maybe you’ll make a How To video such as How To … Pop a cork … Grow a grape … Pair wine & pizza … Impress your date … Tie-dye a t-shirt with wine…

2. Shoot
Use your iPhone, Android, GoPro, DSLR or video camera.

3. Have Fun!
Your video could be nerdy, funny, arty, real or even real silly.

4. The final video must be 2 minutes or less. Get all the rules and enter by September 4th


Winning video will be screened at the Wine Experience
Finalists’ videos get top billing on WineSpectator.com


Winner: 2 full passes to the Wine Spectator Wine Experience weekend
Finalists: 2 passes to a Grand Tasting or Grand Tour evening
All qualified entrants: 1-year membership to WineSpectator.com


FOR EXAMPLES AND INSPIRATION, check out previous years' finalists, including the 2016 winner, "A Nebbiolo's Story."



  • Submission deadline: Monday, September 4 at 11:59pm ET
  • Finalists revealed and voting begins: Monday, September 11
  • Voting closes: Sunday, September 17
  • Runners-Up announced: Monday, September 18
  • Winner announced and Honorable Mentions go live on WineSpectator.com: Tuesday, September 19

Rules, Prizes and Entry Form for 2017

Got questions? Email us at video@mshanken.com

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