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Successful VINOEDUCA Conference Series on “Wine, Sport, and Culture” in Oliveira do Bairro

Updated: May 25

The Drº Alípio Sol Arts Barracks is a renowned cultural center in Oliveira do Bairro that regularly organizes events and conferences on various cultural and scientific topics.

Oliveira do Bairro, [24 May 2024] – Yesterday, the Drº Alípio Sol Arts Barracks hosted a prestigious conference series under the theme “Wine, Sport, and Culture.” The event attracted numerous enthusiasts and provided a platform for the exchange of the latest insights and perspectives in these areas.

Conference Highlights:

Part 1: “Pairing Wine and Corks: An Old Question with New Achievements”

The afternoon began at 2:30 p.m. with a presentation by José Pedro Machado, R&D+I Manager at MASILVA. Machado illuminated the latest developments in the pairing of wine and cork, presenting innovative approaches that cast this traditional topic in a new light.

Part 2: “Sport, Wine & Future”

At 3:30 p.m., Professor Andrea Lucchi from the University of Pisa, Italy, followed with his lecture on the future connections between sport and wine. Lucchi highlighted how both fields can benefit from each other and the opportunities that lie ahead.

Coffee Break

After a short coffee break at 4:15 p.m., which provided attendees with the opportunity to network, the conference resumed.

Part 3: “Wine Culture”

At 4:30 p.m., George Sandeman from Sogrape Vinhos discussed the cultural significance of wine. His talk offered a fascinating insight into the history and traditions of wine consumption and demonstrated how wine shapes cultural identity. #wineinmoderation

Part 4: Wine and Sport

The event concluded at 5:15 p.m. with Alexandre Mestre, former state secretary for youth and sport, delivering a talk with a topic adjusted at short notice. Mestre spoke about the diverse connections between sport and wine and emphasized the importance of this relationship in promoting a healthy lifestyle.

Reception and Conclusion

The conference was met with great enthusiasm by the attendees. The speakers not only provided in-depth information but also stimulated lively discussions. The event was a resounding success, highlighting the multifaceted links between wine, sport, and culture.

The Drº Alípio Sol Arts Barracks extends its gratitude to all speakers and participants for their contributions and looks forward to future events of this kind.

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