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“Vi per Vida” prepares its 4th wine-tasting event in support of cancer research at IRB Barcelona

The event will be held for 500 participants on Saturday 23 May in Mollerussa and will cost 5 euros per person.

The fundraising events organised by this one-year old charity organisation seek to promote the wine culture and draw public attention to the value of research, and are receiving increasing support from organisations, wineries, and popular figures.

Crossing the Strait of Gibraltar in support of cancer research at IRB Barcelona

A family history marked by cancer has motivated Carlos Romero (a 43-year-old from Sant Esteve Sesrovires, Baix Llobregat) to take up the challenge of swimming across the Strait of Gibraltar in September and to donate the sponsor funds raised to the IRB Barcelona’s Oncology Programme.

Carlos has launched the campaign Nadar contra corrent (Swim against the current) to raise awareness of the project and to ask for contributions from supporters, companies, and businesses in the area.

"Vi per Vida" makes its first donation to metastasis research at IRB Barcelona

The charity organisation founded a year ago donates the first 3,800 euros collected in two wine-tasting events held in 2014 and announces three more events for 2015.

In 2014, Vi per Vida brought together more than 750 people, 20 organisations and celebrities from various fields in the wine-tasting events held in Mollerussa and Calella.

Vi per Vida is a generous and exemplary initiative. It is crucial that the general public help us to raise awareness in society as a whole, that it values research, and wants to contribute to it,” says Joan Guinovart, director of IRB Barcelona.

Calella hosts the second “Vi per Vida” wine-tasting event in support of research into cancer metastasis

The charity organisation headed by sommelier Xavi Ayala is set to organise the second “Vi per Vida” wine-tasting event for 440 participants on Saturday 29 November in Calella.

For 5 Euros, participants will have the opportunity to taste several wines from with distinct DOs and to sample dishes prepared by catering students from the “Institut Bisbe Sivilla” in Calella.

The proceeds of the event will go to IRB Barcelona, where advanced projects are being developed on metastasis, which causes 90% of deaths by cancer.

The Town Hall of Calella, the “Institut Català de la Vinya i el Vi”, and figures such as Carme Ruscalleda, Quim Masferrer, and Pilarín Bayés will be joining the initiative.