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Tuesday, 28 October 2014 12:02

37th OIV World Congress of vine and wine

"Southern Vitiviniculture, a Confluence of Knowledge and Nature" November 9-14, 2014, Mendoza, Argentina Argentina will host the 37th World Congress of Vine and Wine, "SOUTHERN Vitiviniculture, Confluence of Knowledge and Nature", envisioned creating a scientific and technical space of exchange and enrichment. In the province of Mendoza, "Land of the Sun and the Good Wine", main venue of the Congress and meetings of the OIV will take place. From the north to the south of Argentina, a great variety of…
Wednesday 3 December 2014, from 9 am to 5 pm, for the Journée scientifique 2014 (Le Cloître Ouvert, 222 rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré, 75008 Paris) Theme: "Genes and environment, which interactions appear in behavior vis-à-vis alcohol?". For the occasion, two world-renowned scientists opened and closed the day: Richard Tremblay, professor emeritus of pediatrics, psychiatry and psychology at the University of Montreal, and Professor Rainer Spanagel, physio-pharmacologist at the University of Heidelberg, known for his work on addiction. For more…
The first International Workshop on Anthocyanins (IWA) meeting took place in Melbourne (Australia) back in 2000 with the goal of bringing together scientists from Universities, Institutes and Industries, from different research areas but with the common ground of working on anthocyanins. Since then, six more IWA meetings have been held with great success in Australia (2002 and 2004), New Zealand (2006), Japan (2009), the United States (North Carolina, 2011), and Portugal (2013). IWA is the only world congress that focuses…
Prof. Nicolai Worm (Nutritionist) and Prof. Mladen Boban (Physician) - both actively participating in the Wine Information Council group of experts - came to speak at a symposium about Nutritional Aspects of moderate wine consumption organised during the conference “Ernährung 2014” or Nutrition 2014 which was held in Ludwigsburg on 26 June 2014. More than 100 nutritionists as well as physicians specialising in nutrition attended the symposium where Prof. Worm (Munich) explained the latest scientific evidence on moderate wine consumption…
The conference proceedings from the WineHealth 2013 International Wine and Health Conference held last July in Australia has just been published. They are available online as a special issue of the peer-reviewed journal Nutrition and Aging. This is an open access journal, so the papers in the proceedings are freely available. Topics covered include the impacts of wine consumption on cardiovascular disease, effects on mood, cognitive function and vascular health, a mini-review of proanthocyanidin metabolism and healthy ageing.
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