Measuring consumer willingness to pay for reduced sulfur dioxide content in wine : a conjoint analysis
As sulfites are often perceived by consumers as causing headaches and migraines, differentiated wines based on their sulfite content may be a profitable marketing avenue. Using stated choice methods, a sample of 223 wine consumers participated in a conjoint experiment where 36 hypothetical wine labels were ranked. Collected data included socio-demographic information, subjective experiences with headaches, and purchasing behavior. The results indicate that quality and price are the primary factors influencing wine choice, while "no sulfites added" labeling does not directly determine the purchasing ...