The German Wine Tasting – Millman Objects

In a recent posting, I reported on the results of the German wine tasting of the Lenox Wine Club. The article was later picked up by Global Economic Intersection. Robert Millman who manages Executive Wine Seminars offered the following comment:

Box Wine Bias: A Case Study

by Elliott Morss, Morss Global Finance Introduction Many people look down their noses at box wines. No reason. Many box wines are quite good. For an example of box wine bias, I recently suggested to a restaurateur that he include box wines as inexpensive house wines on his list. My proposal: As you know, the …

Judgments of Paris, Princeton, and Lenox, Part 5

Written by Elliott Morss, Morss Global Finance Introduction As I have written, it was striking in 1976 when Californian wines “sort of” beat French wines in Paris tastings. I say “sort of” because Orley Ashenfelter and Richard E. Quandt found that while Californian wines got the highest ranking in both red and white categories, judges …

Judgments of Paris, Princeton, and Lenox, Part 3

by Elliott Morss, Morss Global Finance Part 1 and Part 2. Introduction It was striking in 1976 when Californian wines “sort of” beat French wines in Paris tastings. That tasting was memorialized in George Taber’s great book Judgment of Paris. I say “sort of” because Orley Ashenfelter and Richard E. Quandt found that while Californian …

Judgments of Paris, Princeton, and Lenox, Part 2

Written by Elliott Morss, Morss Global Finance Introduction It was striking in 1976 when Californian wines “sort of” beat French wines in Paris tastings. That tasting was memorialized in George Taber’s great book Judgment of Paris. I say “sort of” because Orley Ashenfelter and Richard E. Quandt obtained the results from the Paris tasting and …