In my continuing effort to alert my readers to cool opportunities I’ve got some information about a contest that will take a winner and a friend to Chile for an entire week. This contest is sponsored by The Wines of Chile. Considering the deep wine history in Chile and the number of terrific wines that are coming out of this country this is without question an awesome opportunity for the winner and their friend. Check out the press release below and the links for all the specific details. Enter NOW and Good Luck!!!
THE WINES OF CHILE EXPERIENCE COMMEMORATES CHILEAN BICENTENNIAL
One Wine Enthusiast and a Friend Will Spend a Week Exploring Chile's Wine Regions
NEW YORK, NY 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."
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.org for 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.
ABOUT THE WINES OF CHILE EXPERIENCE
The Wines of Chile Experience promotes wine tourism in Chile. A destination that offers endless opportunities for real exploration, wine country in Chile is poised to become the next true discovery. Based in New York City, the Wines of Chile Experience is part of Wines of Chile and supported by Chile Brands, Enotour and Puro Chile. For more information on the Wines of Chile Experience, please visit http://www.chilewinetourism.com/.