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Critters

English slang expression or derogatory term for "cattle" (cattle = animal) or "type". The term was popularized by Stephen Herek's 1986 science fiction film Critters, in which little alien monsters with razor-sharp venomous teeth are up to mischief. In the wine industry, this term has been used for the inexpensive that came into fashion from the beginning of the 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 of Australian branded wines in the USA Foxhorn with a fox on the label. It is not uncommon for these to belong to the so-called Coca-Cola wines,

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