Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology Researchers Publish on Wine Economics
June 22, 2018
Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology's Jason Winfree and Christopher McIntosh published a study this week in Wine Economics and Policy in collaboration with a Washington State University researcher. The team modeled the connections between overall wine sales and wine tours. The study indicates wine tours benefit high-quality wineries, but not low-quality wineries, because visiting wine connoisseurs will go on to promote individual wines. Additionally, if ecotourism raises the profile of a region, individual wineries are likely to under-invest in the quality of their wines.
Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology: https://www.uidaho.edu/cals/agricultural-economics-and-rural-sociology
Jason Winfree: https://www.uidaho.edu/cals/agricultural-economics-and-rural-sociology/our-people/jason-winfree
Christopher McIntosh: https://www.uidaho.edu/cals/agricultural-economics-and-rural-sociology/our-people/christopher-mcintosh
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