May 24, 2005 the Little Penguin Wine Times Volume 3, Issue 1

Fellow Party Penguin,

Welcome to the 3rd edition of the Little Penguin Wine Times. Summer is nearly upon us and we're happy to bring you all the latest news, events and offers from the land of the Little Penguin.

But first let us convey our sincere appreciation to our many Penguin Pals for helping to make the Little Penguin wines one the 'Hot Brands' of 2004 by the publishers of Wine Spectator magazine. Thanks for being part of the flock!

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What's New - Wine Personality Test

Could it be you still haven't discovered your true wine identity? Then it's high time you took the Little Penguin Wine Personality Test. Find out if you're a Chardonnay, Shiraz, Cabernet or Merlot. The life of the colony or a burrow body. Once you know your wine profile, pass the test on to a few friends and share the results over a glass of the Little Penguin wine. You may discover a perfect wine personality pairing.


This Month's Feature - the Little Penguin Chardonnay

Like a South Australian sunrise, this tasty white is bright and light. Refreshingly tropical with melon and Hawaiian pineapple flavors, this zippy fresh Chardonnay is the perfect summer white, and goes great with roast chicken, soft cheeses and strawberries. Learn more about our wines.

Rave Reviews
the Little Penguin has been on the prowl for new reviews. Here are a few of the accolades uncovered for the Little Penguin Chardonnay:

BEST VALUE - 86 points
"Bright, with a generous portion of pineapple and grapefruit flavors and hints of spice, lingering nicely. Drink now."
Wine Spectator, May 2005

Good/Very Good
"Light, nicely round tastes, with a little bit of tangy acidity. Informal and easy, good with fried shrimp."
Wall Street Journal, January 7, 2005 -- Dorothy J. Gaiter & John Brecher
The Dow Jones Inexpensive Australian Chardonnay Index

BEST BUYS 2004 - 85 points
"Aromas are light, like talc powder or baking flour, mixed with a few golden apples. The feel is soft and fresh, with soft peach and apple flavors and a juicy finish. What's not to like, especially at this price?"
Wine Enthusiast, November 2004

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Food Pairings - Chardonnay
Uncork a ray of summer sunshine at your next party. Open a bottle of the Little Penguin Chardonnay. Nothing adds to the fun and flavor of a meal more than a good bottle of wine. But if you're up in the air over what wine to serve with which food, remember the Little Penguin pairing rule #1: There are no rules! But being the opinionated penguin he is, of course there's always a few suggestions, from the quick and easy to the gastronomically extravagant.

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Coming Soon

Yes, you heard it here first, the Little Penguin will be welcoming a new wine into the fold. We'll be sending you more news soon about this exciting new varietal. In the meantime, if you want a little hint, just think about what it would take to make a penguin blush.

Be sure to visit the Little Penguin's website as often as you can. One never knows what fun new freebies the Little Penguin may have in store. Plus you can check in to see when the next Penguin Party is headed your way.

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