If you love wine and are creative with a video camera, we invite you to submit your wine video to Wine Spectator's Fourth Annual Video Contest.
We are looking for short, original videos that are educational and entertaining. Subjects may include interviews with winemakers, chefs or sommeliers, tours of wineries, tastings, wine and food pairings or simply your wine adventures. For examples and inspiration, watch last year's finalists and the other free videos at WineSpectator.com/video.
How is the winner picked? Wine Spectator's editors will select the finalists' videos and post them on WineSpectator.com. Visitors to the site can view them and vote for their favorite.
Here are the key contest dates for 2010 ...
- Submission deadline: Tuesday, August 31
- Finalists revealed and voting begins: Monday, September 13
- Voting closes and Runners-Up announced: Monday, September 20
- Winner announced and Honorable Mentions go live: Tuesday, September 21
Everyone who enters gets a prize! Plus, there will be big prizes for the finalists and the winner!
Videos must be less than three minutes long and cannot contain any copyrighted or defamatory material. View the complete contest rules, prize and submission information. If you have questions, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last year's winning video, "Paso Rap," was a high-energy music video about Paso Robles terroir and the friendly competition between the east side and west side vineyards. Remember to submit your wine video by August 31.