Tag: economics

During the Pandemic, Corkage is a Crime

I didn’t think I needed to write this article. Esther Mobley of the San Francisco Chronicle wrote a spot-on piece

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Will the Wine Industry Learn the Lessons of the Pandemic?

As humans, we’re evolutionarily engineered to fear change. And for good reason. It often presages hardship in some form, whether

Book Review: Wine Wars by Mike Veseth

Review by Tim Patterson. A big part of wine’s allure is that it is so many different things: a source

The Wisdom of the Crowd and Wine Critic Ratings

. I must admit, when I first saw the announcement of their existence, I assumed it was just some economists

If Your Wine is Organic, Don’t Tell Consumers

Apparently, organic wines taste better but consumers don’t think they’re worth as much money as conventionally produced wines. At least,

Does Expensive Wine Taste Better Than Cheap Wine?

Regardless of your level of wine knowledge, and independent of the price you normally pay for a bottle of wine,