New World wines of South America are winning awards in the
traditional wine market. It shouldn't come
as a surprise.The grape vines of Chile and Argentina were
planted by missionaries who came from Spain with the conquistadors
in the mid-sixteenth century. Vineyards were planted in
1551. The first records of wines being produced are from
More about South American wines & wineries around the Web :
America - Wines from South America - Here's a great place to start a deep dig into the wines of the continent, featuring an interactive map to each country leading to more on regional winemaking and more information on individual wineries within each country.
South America Wine Regions Map - Check out the big picture to help locate major wine regions throughout Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay with related overviews and information.