Our Team

A scientific advisory pool with independent experts combining different scientific disciplines

The Wine Information Council is a unique partnership between various national organisations committed to the promotion of moderate and responsible wine consumption and independent, scientific experts across Europe and beyond devoted to evidence-based research on Wine & Health, and Wine & Social Aspects.

The Wine Information Council portal is developed and updated under the supervision of a scientific advisory pool.

Meet the experts: 

 

ChairProf. Nicolai Worm, Nutritionist, Munich, Germany

  • Prof. Mladen Boban, MD, University of Split, Split, Croatia
  • Prof. Monika Christmann, Oenologist, Geisenheim Research Institute, Geisenheim, Germany
  • Prof. Ramon Estruch, MD,  Barcelona Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain 
  • Dr. Rosa M Lamuela-Raventós, Institute for Research on Nutrition and Food Safety & School of Pharmacy and Food Sciences, University of Barcelona.
  • Creina Stockley, MSC, MBA, PhD Australia
  • Prof. Pierre-Louis Teissedre, Oenologist, University Bordeaux Segalen,Bordeaux, France
  • Ursula Fradera, MSc, Nutritionist, Deutsche Weinakademie, Mainz, Germany (coordinator)
Prof. Mladen Boban was awarded his medical doctor and Ph.D. degree at the University of Zagreb, and did his postdoctoral fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin, USA. He has been a head of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Split School of Medicine since 1997, and served as a dean and a vice-dean. In the last 13 years focus of his scientific interest is mostly on the biological effects of wine and its derivatives. Currently, his funded…
1983 B.Sc. in „Beverage Technology“, University of applied Sciences/Wiesbaden in Geisenheim/ Germany 1985 M.Sc. in „Oenology“, Justus-Liebig-University Gießen / Germany 1988 Doctor in Agricultural Sciences, Justus-Liebig-University Gießen / Germany 1987 – 1990 - Quality Control / R&D Manager, Sichel Winery, Alzey - Lectures in Wine Chemistry at University of applied Sciences Wiesbaden in Geisenheim 1991 – 1993 Laboratory Director and Member of Winemaking Teams, SIMI Winery in Healdsburg / California Since 1994 - Head of Department for Oenology and Wine…
Ursula G. FRADERA, RDN, MSc Project Manager, Deutsche Weinakademie GmbH, GermanyWine in Moderation (WiM) Association Vice PresidentWine Information Council (WIC) Scientific Coordinator Ursula Fradera is a registered dietitian/nutritionist and works for the Deutsche Weinakademie (DWA), where she is responsible for scientific affairs, the organization of seminars for health and wine professionals, media relations, the maintenance of a scientific database on wine, health and social aspects and the implementation of the Wine in Moderation program at national level. Her position serves…
Prof. Ramon Estruch, MD, PhD Professor Ramon Estruch is Senior Consultant at the Internal Medicine Department of the Hospital Clinic (Barcelona) since 2002. He is also Associate Professor at the Barcelona University since 1996, Member of the Board of Directors of the CIBER Obesity and Nutrition, Institute of Health “Carlos III”, Government of Spain, since 2006 and Member of the Advisory Board of the ERAB (European Foundation for Alcohol Research) from European Union since 2010. The main research lines developed…
Dr Creina Stockley, (PhD, MSc, MBA,) is a clinical pharmacologist. For 28 years was Manager – Health and Regulatory Information at The Australian Wine Research Institute. She is currently Adjunct Senior Lecturer at The University of Adelaide and Principal – Stockley Health & Regulatory Solutions. In addition, she is an Australian government delegate to the Organisation de la Vigne et du Vin (OIV) where she has held positions of Vice-President and acting President of the Nutrition and Wine expert group,…
Enologist from the Pharmacy Faculty of Montpellier in 1989 and Doctor of the University Montpellier 1, he was in 1993 and 1994 Doctor associate of the University of California, Davis – USA in the department of Enology and Viticulture. Pierre-Louis TEISSEDRE is Full Professor in the Institute of Vines and Wines Sciences (ISVV) of the University of Bordeaux and was Adjunct Director of the UMR 1219 Œnologie INRA (Mixed Research Unit) with the responsibility of the Oenopro Group; actually he…
Nicolai Worm studied “Nutritional Sciences” at the University of Munich. He then joined the Institute of Social Medicine, Prevention and Rehabilitation in Tutzing (Germany) as research fellow and managed an EU-project. In 1993, he received his PhD in Nutritional Sciences at the University of Giessen. He is currently professor at the DHfPG. For more than 25 years, Dr. Worm has been working as a scientific consultant for various institutions. Since 1995 he is affiliated with the German Wine Institute and…
Dr. Rosa M Lamuela-Raventós has a Ph.D. in Pharmacy. She is the Director of the Institute for Research on Nutrition and Food Safety (INSA-UB) since December 2015 and an Associate Professor at the Department of Nutrition, Food Sciences and Gastronomy of the School of Pharmacy and Food Sciences, University of Barcelona. She is among the most influential scientists in the world according the Highly Cited Researchers list published by Clarivate Analytics in 2017 and 2018. She has published 294 articles…

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