Events

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

Wednesday, 25 May 2016 13:15

XI Mediterranean Diet Conference Report

This edition is dedicated to the XI Mediterranean Diet Conference that took place in Barcelona from April 27-28, 2016 and was organised by the Mediterranean Diet Foundation and FIVIN. The conference was a great opportunity to learn more about the latest scientific evidence on the Mediterranean diet (MD) including responsible wine consumption and it also became evident that other lifestyle factors contribute to a healthy lifestyle and wellbeing. With many interesting presentations of researchers from all over the world about…
Friday, 29 April 2016 11:43

Brazil hosts the 2016 OIV Congress

At the invitation of the Minister of Agriculture and Supply, the 39th World Vine and Wine Congress and the 14th General Assembly of the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) will be held in Bento Gonçalvez, Brazil from 24 to 28 October 2016. It is an honour for the Federal Republic of Brazil to welcome the world’s leading experts of the wine industry who will have the opportunity to discuss the general theme “Vitiviniculture: technological advances to market challenges”.…
Thursday, 28 January 2016 09:05

X Mediterranean Diet Conference

The X International Mediterranean Diet Conference will be held during the International Food and Beverage Exhibition, Alimentaria 2016, April 25-28 2016 in Barcelona. The keynote speaker of the conference will be Prof. Iris Shai, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, reporting about her latest research results on moderate wine consumption and type 2 diabetes. She is the leading investigator of the first randomized controlled CASCADE trial with moderate wine consumption which was published in 2015 in the Annals of Internal…
An apple a day keeps the doctor away – this saying existed already long before polyphenols have been identified as possible active ingredients. Today, we know that fruit and vegetables but also tea, cocoa and wine contribute a wealth of polyphenols to our diet with positive health effects. Because of the limited resorption of many polyphenols, there were doubts about their effectiveness, at least when consumed in typical daily amounts. However, now, it is known that often not the polyphenols…
Mediterranean colloquium “Wine and Nutrition” Hyères-Les-Palmiers (Provence), France, 9-10 March 2016 Meeting under the auspices of the UNESCO Chair, culture and tradition of wine Objectives To highlight the cultural, nutritional aspects and the traditional way of life link to the Multisecular, Mediterranean civilization where the wine is a central element of welfare and health if it is used with moderation. Further advances on scientific and medical knowledge. To rehabilitate the wine and its perception to the politician leaders, the society,…

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