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07.20.2012

Vote for Vinography in the 2012 Wine Blog Awards

WBA_logo_generic.jpgThe finalists for the 2012 Wine Blog Awards have been announced and voting is now open to members of the public. The Wine Blog Awards are the longest running set of awards focused exclusively on the world of Wine Blogs.

If you're reading this wine blog, then chances are you probably read one or two others, and therefore you know better than anyone what passes for compelling content when it comes to wine blogs. Which is why you should exercise your vote and support the folks that spend their time writing about wine for free so you can enjoy it. I'm pleased to announce that Vinography has been selected as a finalist in three categories this year: Best Writing, Best Wine Reviews, and Best Individual Blog Article (for my piece about the 2009 vintage according to Domaine de la Romaneé-Conti)

These awards aren't just a chance for you to make your opinion heard, they're also a great way for you to learn about sites you might not know about already, in particular thanks to the Best New Wine Blog category which the awards are featuring for the third year in a row.

Here's a link to the voting form. Voting will close at Midnight Pacific Time on Thursday, July 26th. Voting should take about 45 seconds if you're familiar with the candidates, or a bit longer if you want to browse around and check out who's contending for the awards.

Thanks for doing your part to support wine bloggers everywhere, and in particular for your support of Vinography. It's better than any paycheck.

Now go vote. (and don't forget to click "done" at the bottom of the page when you're finished.

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