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Critters

English slang term or derogatory term for "cattle" (cattle = animal) or "type". The name was popularized by the American science fiction film "Critters" by Stephen Herek in 1986, in which small alien monsters with razor-sharp poisonous teeth are up to mischief. In the wine industry, this term has become cheap for the early 21st century brand wines established from overseas, where different animals are used as trademarks. Examples are the yellow kangaroo of the Australian brand Yellow tail, as well as the No. 1 Australian brand wines in the US called Foxhorn with a fox on the label. Not infrequently, these are among the so-called Coca-Cola wines,

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