Covid-19 lockdown and wine consumption frequency in Portugal and Spain (Article replaced)

  • João Rebelo University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (UTAD), Centre for Transdisciplinary Development Studies (CETRAD), Dept. Economics, Sociology and Management (DESG), Quinta de Prados, 5001-801 Vila Real
  • Raúl Compés Universitat Politècnica de València, Dept. Economics and Social Sciences, Camino de Vera s/n, 46022 Valencia
  • Samuel Faria University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (UTAD), Centre for Transdisciplinary Development Studies (CETRAD), Dept. Economics, Sociology and Management (DESG), Quinta de Prados, 5001-801 Vila Reall
  • Tânia Gonçalves University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (UTAD), Centre for Transdisciplinary Development Studies (CETRAD), Dept. Economics, Sociology and Management (DESG), Quinta de Prados, 5001-801 Vila Real
  • Vicente Pinilla Universidad de Zaragoza and Instituto Agroalimentario de Aragón (IA2), Facultad de Economia y Empresa, Dept. Applied Economics, Gran Via 2, 50005 Zaragoza http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2256-8898
  • Katrin Simón-Elorz Universidad Pública de Navarra and INARBE, Dept. Business Administration, Campus Arrosadia, 31006 Pamplona
Keywords: wine economics, consumer behaviour, psychological factors, probit regression

Abstract

This article was published on 6 June 2021. It was replaced on 28 June 2021 inhttps://doi.org/10.5424/sjar/2021192R-17697

Aim of study: This study aims to analyse how psychological factors related to the Covid-19 lockdown affected the frequency of wine consumption among Iberian consumers.

Area of study: To achieve this goal, we used data collected from an online survey in Europe comprising 4489 observations from Portuguese and Spanish samples.

Material and methods: Using an ordered probit model, we analysed the wine consumption frequency as a function of a set of explanatory variables related to psychological factors and also sociodemographic variables, motivation-related variables and consumption characterisation.

Main results: For Spanish respondents the fear of isolation was a decisive factor in increasing the probability of a higher frequency of wine consumption. Meanwhile, in Portugal, the fear of an economic crisis was the psychological factor leading to a higher consumption frequency.

Research highlights: In both countries, psychological factors influenced the frequency of wine consumption during the lockdown due to Covid-19. However, the impact of the Covid-19 crisis has been felt differently in Spain and Portugal. Differences can be observed in both psychological and behavioural attitudes that have influenced the frequency of wine consumption and could also indicate significant cultural differences.

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Published
2021-06-08
How to Cite
RebeloJ., CompésR., FariaS., GonçalvesT., PinillaV., & Simón-ElorzK. (2021). Covid-19 lockdown and wine consumption frequency in Portugal and Spain (Article replaced). Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research, 19(2), e0105. https://doi.org/10.5424/sjar/2021192-17697
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Agricultural economics