Events

To insure our goals, events and actions demonstrate in what direction WIC is working.

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.
38th IMAG, Amsterdam, October 13- 14, 2014. Formerly the International Medical Advisory Group Conference this IMAG has been restyled the International Meeting on Alcohol and Global health, as this better describes its content. These conferences, which have previously taken place in Australia, Canada and the USA as well as many places in Europe, have traditionally been an opportunity for ERAB and ABMRF to showcase the research projects which they have funded. This meeting, the first bearing the new title, will…
40th Annual Alcohol Epidemiology Symposium of the Kettil Bruun Society (www.kettilbruun.org) Campus Luigi Einaudi, Lungo Dora Siena 100, University of Torino, Italy, 9 - 13 June 2014. Eclectica, Institute for Training and Research, and University of Torino, Department of Cultures, Politics and Societies are proud to host the symposium. The principal aims of the KBS are to investigate social, epidemiological and cross-cultural research on alcohol use, to promote the exchange of scientific knowledge and experiences among researchers from various disciplines…
Tuesday, 25 March 2014 13:10

2nd WIC conference in the press

On 29 January, the Huffington Post (France) published an article mentioning the Wine Information Council conference, Wine in Moderation - Art de Vivre (WIM) aisbl and two of its members: the Deutsche Weinakademie and Vin et Société. The article, which focused on the Mediterranean diet, explained the numerous benefits of this diet and the advantages of a moderate consumption of red wine. The Journalist also listed the major characteristics of the Mediterranean diet as they were presented by Prof. Ramon…
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