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1930-2020: 90 years of OIV Awards history (II)

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A continual evolution of categories and rewards, linked to the OIV’s activities and the adaptation to Vine and Wine publications around the world.

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At the time of their creation in 1930, the « Award of the International Wine Office » is concerned with rewarding 3 different categories of publications, by allocating sum of money for the purposes of encouraging research. 

1°) « the study of issues concerning wine chemistry and oenology »

2°) « the best original work on a process for detecting the addition of sugar to must or wine » 

3°) « the best works concerning wine ».

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