Analyzing a wine tasting statistically

Orley Ashenfelter, Richard E. Quandt

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This chapter discusses the design of wine tasting so as to ensure sensible inferences about wine quality may be inferred from the tasters ratings or rankings. It also proposes some simple statistical techniques for analyzing wine tasting results and implements them on the famous wine tasting comparing California and French wines that is now commonly known as the "Judgment of Paris."

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPrices, Finance, and Expert Opinion
PublisherWorld Scientific Publishing Co. Pte Ltd
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9789813232723
ISBN (Print)9789814740579
StatePublished - Mar 21 2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Economics, Econometrics and Finance
  • General Business, Management and Accounting


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