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2018 video contest winners, finalists and honorable mentions

SEE THIS YEAR'S WINNING VIDEO, FINALISTS AND HONORABLE MENTIONS

Our finalists shared how wine won their hearts—from amore for Amarone to a passion for Paso—in this year’s contest theme. Now which videos won the voters’ hearts?

1st Place: The Soul of Barolo
Running a winery isn’t easy, but the Abbona family still manages to find time to focus on what’s truly important!

2nd Place: I Am Brian Benson
Brian has been helping at his family’s vineyard since he was a kid. Now, he’s calling the shots!

3rd Place: Amore Amarone
Watch the years-long journey of a husband and wife as they reconnect through their love of Italian wine!

To learn more about the winner and top videos, read the full article.

Honorable Mentions: Judges’ Picks
This year, Wine Spectator’s editorial team selected 7 other favorites, in addition to the 6 finalists that viewers voted on, that we think you would enjoy. Each excelled in different categories, from most educational to most entertaining to the best inside look at an aspect of the wine business. Check them out below the finalists!

For closed caption versions of all finalists and honorable mentions, visit our YouTube channel.

Prizes
The winner receives a pair of tickets to the weekend-long Wine Spectator New York Wine Experience. The other finalists each receive a pair of tickets to a Grand Tasting or Grand Tour event. Each valid entrant receives a 1-year WineSpectator.com membership, which includes free access to more than 375,000 wine reviews. (See contest rules.)

Thank you to all of this year’s entrants who shared their wine story with us! Still have some popcorn left? Watch more than 1,000 free videos at Video.WineSpectator.com


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Kudos to all the entrants! Everyone gets great prizes. The winner receives a pair of tickets to the Wine Spectator Wine Experience. Each Finalist wins a pair of tickets to a Grand Tasting or Grand Tour event. And each entrant receives a 1-year WineSpectator.com membership, which includes access to more than 375,000 expert wine reviews.

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