Wine as Medicine — An Australian Perspective

Wine was first developed 9,500 years ago in China and has been used as a medicine for the past 5,000 years.

Join Dr Philip Norrie as he traces the medical history of wine and its unique history in Australia, including where and when the first vineyard was planted in Australia.

Dr Norrie will investigate the reason Australia had so many ‘Wine Doctors’ — such as Dr. Lindeman and Dr. Penfold — who have become household names; how wine was used to help transport convicts to Australia; and why vineyards where planted in our lunatic asylums —something that did not happen anywhere else, except in Australia!


Date

Friday, 17 August 2018

Time

6.00pm for 6:30-7:30pm
Light refreshments will be served before each lecture

Cost

$15 – SMSA Members and Royal Society Members/Fellows
$20 – Non-Members and Guests

 

Bookings Essential

Everyone Welcome

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