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 :
American Wine Guide - Here's a great place to start with a deep dig into the wines of the continent, featuring videos, photos and more information on individual wineries within each country.