in our current issue
Wine
The Wines of Chile Experience Commemorates Chilean Bicentennial

One Wine Enthusiast and a Friend Will Spend a Week Exploring Chile's Wine Regions


In honor of the nation's bicentennial, the Wines of Chile Experience, supported by Chile Brands, Enotour and Puro Chile, announces Tweet, Tweet, Chile, a competition in which one passionate wine enthusiast and a friend will win a dream journey to Chile to tweet their experiences to the world. By planning their ideal seven-day itinerary, applicants to Tweet, Tweet, Chile will have the chance to discover the vast  wine, food, and exploration opportunities throughout the beautiful South American country.  

"Chile's wine regions are the perfect setting for exploration and adventure," says Lori Tieszen, Executive Director of Wines of Chile USA. "The rich diversity of Chile and the endless epicurean, travel, culture and  wine-drinking opportunities are largely unknown to American travelers and  the experience of the Tweet, Tweet, Chile winner will help to create awareness for an incredibly untapped destination."

 
PHOTO: MATT WILSON FOR WINES OF CHILE
Chile's wine country is a destination waiting to be discovered--ripe with opportunities for epicurean travel. The fourteen wine regions have a 450-year history and produce distinct, high-quality wines, while the nearly
4,000 miles of coastline yield a bounty of seafood. The diverse and pristine  landscape that encompasses snow-capped mountains, picturesque beaches and dramatic Antarctic glaciers will serve as the backdrop for the winner of Tweet, Tweet, Chile, as they travel and tweet throughout the country.

Applicants to Tweet, Tweet, Chile will be asked to create an itinerary for their own Chilean adventure, showcasing their passion, curiosity and desire to explore the country, as well as share how they would use Twitter along the way. The winner and a friend will travel to Chile and discover the bounty of the country's wine regions during their trip of a lifetime.

Applications for Tweet, Tweet, Chile will be accepted from September 22, 2010 until October 15, 2010. The top five itineraries will be posted on tweet.winesofchile.orgfor public voting beginning on October 26, 2010. The applicant whose itinerary receives the most votes will work with the Wines
of Chile Experience to book their planned itinerary and turn their dream vacation into a reality.

To learn more about the Wines of Chile Experience and to apply to Tweet, Tweet, Chile, please visit tweet.winesofchile.org.