Articles On Cheap Wine

Some good news stories about cheap wine going back a few years.

In the Wine World, $15 Is the New $25. Now Why Might That Be?
Time, Brad Tuttle, April 14, 2011

Cheap Wine 'Good as Pricier Bottles' - Blind Taste Test
BBC News, April 13, 2011

Snooty? Not Today's Wine Drinkers
Wall Street Journal, David Kesmodel, Jan. 20, 2011

The Humbling of Robert Parker
Reuters, Felix Salmon, Oct. 2, 2009

Psssst - Have I got a Cheap Red Wine for You!
Reuters, Leslie Gevirtz, Aug. 5, 2008

Wine Study Shows Price Influences Perception
CalTech, Jan. 14, 2008

Contrary Opinions


Here are some arguments taking issue with the general approach endorsed on this blog (and made popular by The Wine Trials): the significance of blind tastings and/or of tests showing consumers can't distinguish cheap from expensive wines.

Industry Attacks Psychologist for Flawed Taste Test
The Drinks Business, Lucy Shaw, April 18, 2011

Cheap Wine vs. Expensive: No Contest
Vinography: A Wine Blog, Alder Yarrow, April 13, 2011

The Perils of Blind Tasting
7x7SF.com, Jordan Mackay, Oct. 6, 2009

Wine's Pleasures: Are They All In Your Head?"
The New York Times, The Pour, Eric Asimov, May 7, 2008

A Closer Look at "The Wine Trials"
The New York Times Diner's Journal, Eric Asimov, April 22, 2008