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post #1 of (permalink) Old 01-14-2005, 02:12 PM Thread Starter
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O/T Cute story to brighten the gloom of the week


> Wal-Mart announced that they will soon be offering customers a new
> discount item: Wal-Mart's own brand of wine. The world's largest
> retail chain is teaming up with E&J Gallo Winery of California,
> to produce the spirits at an affordable price, in the $2-5 range.
>
> Wine connoisseurs may not be inclined to throw a bottle of Wal-Mart
> brand into their shopping carts, but "there is a market for cheap
> wine", said Kathy Micken, professor of marketing. She said: "But the
> right name is important." Customer surveys were conducted to
> determine the most attractive name for the Wal-Mart brand.
>
> The top surveyed names in order of popularity are:
>
> 10. Chateau Traileur Parc
> 9. White Trashfindel
> 8. Big Red Gulp
> 7. World Championship Riesling
> 6.. NASCARbernet
> 5. Chef Boyardeaux
> 4. Peanut Noir
> 3. I Can't Believe It's Not Vinegar!
> 2. Grape Expectations
>
> And the number 1 name for Wal-Mart Wine:
> 1. Nasti Spumante
>
> The beauty of Wal-Mart wine is that it can be served with either
>white meat (Possum) or red meat (Squirrel)>

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Re: O/T Cute story to brighten the gloom of the week

I like it!
Send me a few cases.
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> 9. White Trashfindel

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Re: O/T Cute story to brighten the gloom of the week

Squirrel is red meat?

What about "tastes just like chicken?"

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Re: O/T Cute story to brighten the gloom of the week

Well ya know... the only thing that I find funny about this little story.... if it's true that WalMart is going ahead with it.

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