Analyzing a wine tasting statistically

Orley Ashenfelter, Richard E. Quandt

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


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 publicationVolume 1
Subtitle of host publicationPrices, Finance, and Expert Opinion
PublisherWorld Scientific Publishing Co. Pte Ltd
Number of pages11
StatePublished - 2018

Publication series

NameWorld Scientific Handbook in Financial Economics Series
ISSN (Print)2010-1732

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Finance


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