HUFFINGTON POST
04/16/2011 02:48 pm ET Updated Jun 16, 2011

Blind Tasters Can't Tell Cheap From Expensive Wines

People can't tell the difference between cheap and expensive wine, says psychologist Richard Wiseman after conducting a survey of 578 drinkers at the Edinburgh International Science Festival, reports The Guardian. The participants sampled a variety of red and white wines in a blind taste test with prices ranging from about $6 to $50. The results concluded that people could only tell the difference between cheap and expensive white wines 53% of the time, and 47% of the time for red wines.

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