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2013 VIDEO CONTEST Creative with a video camera? Submit your shorts to Wine Spectator's seventh annual Video Contest and you could win great prizes. Our editors will select the finalists, and we'll post them on WineSpectator.com, where viewers will vote for the winning video. The deadline to enter is Sept. 2. Check out the rules and previous years' finalists.
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