SOURCE: Trade Winds Ventures Inc.

September 21, 2007 08:00 ET

Trade Winds Intersects 6.72 Grams/Tonne Gold Over 4.43 Metres Within the M Zone on Block A Property at Detour Lake, Ontario

TIMMINS, ON--(Marketwire - September 21, 2007) - Trade Winds Ventures (TSX-V: TWD) (FRANKFURT: TVR) is pleased to announce more results of its 13,000 metre 2007 winter diamond drill program on Block A at Detour Lake, Ontario. Block A is being explored as a 50/50 Joint Venture between Detour Gold Corporation (TSX: DGC) (50%) and Trade Winds (50%), the operator during the exploration phase. The purpose of drilling these three holes, TWDDH-214, TWDDH-217, & TWDDH-218, is to determine the continuity of the M Zone structural corridor by infill drilling previous excellent results at 40 meters. The M Zone ultramafic and numerous other gold bearing structures were intersected in all three holes, with gold mineralization ranging from approximately -6 metres to -148 metres below surface and 40 metres above and below previous drilling on this section.

In March of 2006, Trade Winds discovered new, near surface mineralization along the M Zone corridor (see news release May 16, 2006). Phase 1 of this winter's drilling was to explore the mineralization of this new zone along a 480 metre strike between sections 15380E and 15860E. Section 15860E represents the overlap of this Phase 1 near surface drilling and the beginning of the Phase 2 infill drilling of previous section results which were incorporated in the 2006 Resource Estimate.

Diamond drill hole TWDDH-214 returned 5.39 grams/tonne over 2.00 metres, 58.61 grams/tonne over 0.50 metre, 6.72 grams/tonne gold over 4.43 metres including 22.30 grams/tonne over 0.50 metre and 11.45 grams/tonne over 1.00 metre. Diamond drill hole TWDDH-217 returned 6.36 grams/tonne over 1.00 metre and 2.71 grams/tonne over 1.00 metre.

Diamond drill hole TWDDH-218 returned 3.75 grams/tonne over 2.30 metres and 1.35 grams/tonne over 9.00 metres.

Previous drilling on this section, 40 metres above and 40 metres below TWDDH-214, also returned encouraging results as follows;

Diamond drill hole TWDDH-055 returned 8.05 grams/tonne over 1.00 metre, 6.96 grams/tonne over 1.00 metre, and 7.76 grams/tonne over 6.30 metres, including 181 grams/tonne over 0.20 metre.

Diamond drill hole TWDDH-057 returned 3.03 grams/tonne over 1.15 metres and 4.82 grams/tonne over 1.00 metre.

Details of significant fire assay results received for recent holes completed on Section 15860E are as follows;

HOLE NAME   FROM     TO      Depth       LENGTH     ASSAY         COMPOSITE
            (m.)    (m.)   Vertical(m.)  (m.) (g/tonne gold) (g/tonne gold)
TWDDH-214    37      38        30         1.00       2.03

             47      49        38         2.00                       5.39
Including    47      48                   1.00                       6.97

TWDDH-214    84      86        69         2.00                       2.03

            125.5    126      103         0.50      58.61

           192.57    197      157         4.43                       6.72
Including  192.57   193.07                0.50      22.30
    and      196     197                  1.00      11.45

TWDDH-217     56      57       46         1.00       6.36

             108     109       88         1.00       2.71

             125    125.5     103         0.50       2.41

TWDDH-218    7.7     10         6         2.30                       3.75
Including    7.7    8.94                  1.24       4.94

              13      14       10         1.00       2.20

              19      20       15         1.00       4.76

              50      59       41         9.00                       1.35

              66      70       54         4.00                       1.90

              77      78       63         1.00       4.37

              83      87       68         4.00                       1.53

True Width is estimated to be between 65-75% of core length. A drawing for Section 15680E is available on the Company's website www.tradewindsventures.com

Diamond drill hole location and final depths for the M Zone diamond drill program on Section 15860E are as follows:


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Section   Hole #     Northing     Easting     Azimuth    Dip     Length (m)
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15860E   TWDDH-055   20644.92     15858.79       180     -55       319.00
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         TWDDH-057   20566.34     15859.56       180     -54       291.00
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         TWDDH-214   20607.15     15859.92       180     -55       247.00
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         TWDDH-217   20527.91     15859.92       180     -55       214.25
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         TWDDH-218   20486.77     15859.77       180     -55       122.00
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The M Zone structural corridor is a gold bearing structure that begins near surface at the eastern boundary of Block A, and plunges gently westward along strike for over four kilometres on to the immediately adjacent 100% owned Gowest property. Two significant mineralized zones occur along a komatiite structure, the Upper and Lower M Zone gold zones. The near surface and other portions of the M Zone structural corridor drilled to date are the subject of our recent NI 43-101 compliant resource estimate (October 2006). The 2007 M Zone winter drilling program is designed to test the westward near surface extension of the known gold mineralization with the expressed purpose of adding new gold ounces to the resource estimate, and upgrading near surface inferred gold ounces, already included in the current resource estimate, to the indicated category.

Golder Associates Ltd. (Golder) was commissioned by Trade Winds to provide an independent Mineral Resource Estimate in conformance with the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) Mineral Resource and Mineral Reserve definitions referred to in the National Instrument NI 43-101, Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects. The resource estimation work was completed in October 2006 and is based on information contained within the Technical Report prepared by Golder on Trade Winds behalf and filed on SEDAR, which, using a cut-off of 1.0 grams/tonne, outlines an indicated resource of 14,158,000 tonnes grading 1.77 grams Au/t containing 804,321 ounces of gold and an inferred mineral resource of 24,796,000 tonnes grading 1.88 g Au/t containing 1,499,552 ounces of gold.

Mr. Alex Burton, P. Eng., P. Geo., is the qualified person for Trade Winds' projects at Detour Lake. Trade Winds, as operator of the projects, has implemented a quality control program to ensure best practice in the sampling and analysis of the drill core. All fire assay results are being provided by ALS Chemex.

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