TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 14, 2013) - Solvista Gold Corporation ("Solvista" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:SVV)(OTCQX:SVVZF) announces the grant of a total of 1,545,000 stock options to certain officers, directors and employees of the Corporation pursuant to the Corporation's incentive stock option plan. The stock options were granted effective March 14, 2013, exercisable at a price of $0.60 per common share and expire on March 14, 2018. The stock options vest as to one-third (1/3) on March 14, 2013, one-third (1/3) on March 14, 2014 and one-third (1/3) on March 14, 2015.

About Solvista

Solvista is a gold exploration company with two projects, Caramanta and Guadalupe. These projects cover approximately 60,000 hectares in the Antioquia province of Colombia, a region rich in historic gold mining tradition and where several new gold discoveries have recently been made. Drill programs conducted during 2012 confirmed the presence of significant gold mineralization at both of its projects, with drilling ongoing at Caramanta. Solvista's head office is located in Toronto with its Colombian headquarters located in Medellín. For further details on Solvista, its management team and its projects, please refer to Solvista's website (

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Contact Information:

Solvista Gold Corporation
Miller O'Prey, PGeo
President and CEO
647 694 0149
416 504 4129 (FAX)

Solvista Gold Corporation
Don Christie, CPA
Chief Financial Officer
416 504 4171