Wines of Chile to Present at Boston Wine Expo

Michael Green to Conduct a Seminar ‘Colchagua to Casablanca: The Next Generation of Chilean Wines’

NEW YORK, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ — Wines of Chile will feature ten of Chile’s top wineries at the 15th Annual Boston Wine Expo on January 28-29, 2006.

“We are looking forward to presenting many of our premium wines in Boston. These wines represent varietals from an array of regions throughout Chile and demonstrate the high quality and diversity of our wines,” explained Ricardo Letelier, Managing Director of Wines of Chile.

In addition to tasting more than 50 types of wines from ten producers in the Wines of Chile section of the pavilion, visitors will have an opportunity to learn about some of Chile’s most exciting wines from Michael Green, Wine & Spirits Consultant to Gourmet magazine. The noted educator, writer and consultant will be conducting a seminar in which the class will taste eight wines, ranging from best value wines to premium wines from various valleys throughout Chile. The seminar, “Colchagua to Casablanca: The Next Generation of Chilean Wines” will be held on Saturday at 1:30 PM.

“In my opinion, Chile is a sleeping giant in terms of the quality, diversity, and value of its wines,” said Green. “The region is home to some of the most thrilling and tasty wines in the world today.”

Wineries featured at the Boston Wine Expo include:

* Melania
* Vina Candelaria
* Vina Echeverria
* Vina La Rosa
* Vina Morande
* Vina San Esteban
* Vina San Pedro
* Vina Tierra y Fuego
* Vina Undurraga
* Vina Ventisquero
* Vina Veramonte
* Vina Von Siebenthal

In March 2006, Wines of Chile will conduct a four-city tasting tour in Ft. Lauderdale, New York, San Francisco and Seattle.

For more information about Wines of Chile, please call 1-866-461-WINE or e-mail: info@winesofchileusa.com.

About Wines of Chile

Wines of Chile is a marketing organization representing ninety Chilean wineries with offices in Santiago, London and New York. It comprises the members of two well-established associations: Vinas de Chile and Chilevid and receives support from ProChile. Wines of Chile was founded in July of 2002 to promote Chilean wine around the world through strategic marketing and promotional activities. www.winesofchile.org

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