What’s your wine story? Is there a specific bottle that made you fall in love with wine—or even changed your life? A wine trip that you’ll remember forever or that you’ve been dreaming about for years? A special ritual you have for enjoying wine or ways you incorporate it into your everyday life? A particularly funny or touching memory in which wine plays a key role? Share your love of wine by submitting your short video to Wine Spectator’s 16th Annual Video Contest. Anyone can enter—whether you’re a wine lover, work in the wine or restaurant industry, or are a student of film, culinary arts or viticulture and enology. (You just need to be 21 or older.)
How to Enter
Feel free to use your iPhone, Android, GoPro, DSLR or video camera. You don’t need professional video equipment or a big budget to win.
2. Have Fun!
Don’t be afraid to get creative and enjoy the process—it’ll show in your video! We’re looking for great storytelling and a passion for wine as much as production value.
3. Watch the Time and Dates
Submissions cannot exceed 2 minutes in length. Get all the rules and submit your short video to us online by Monday, Aug. 29.
See Your Work Celebrated
The winning video and the other finalists’ videos will be showcased on WineSpectator.com.
Win Great Prizes!
Winner: 2 full passes to Wine Spectator’s 2022 New York Wine Experience weekend
Finalists: 2 passes to one of the two 2022 Wine Experience Grand Tasting evenings or any of the 2023 Grand Tour tastings
All qualified entrants: 1-year membership to WineSpectator.com
Examples and Inspiration
Check out past entrants, including the 2021 winner, “Wine Thief”; the 2020 winner “Drink the Best in House Arrest”; the 2019 winner, “Sojourn: Journey to the Edge of the Earth” and the 2018 winner, “The Soul Of Barolo”.
Key Contest Dates for 2022
- Submission deadline: Monday, Aug. 29 at 11:59 p.m. ET
- Finalists revealed and voting begins: Monday, Sept. 12
- Voting closes: Sunday, Sept. 18, 11:59 p.m. ET
- Runners-up and honorable mentions announced: Tuesday, Sept. 20
- Winner announced: Wednesday, Sept. 21
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