Wine

This Award-Winning Rosé from Aldi Is Finally Coming to the U.S. — Shopping News

If you're a rosé drinker, you may have noticed that a few months ago people were freaking out about an $8 bottle from Aldi. Like, seriously losing their minds. The Exquisite Collection Cotes de Provence Rosé 2016, an in-house product for Aldi, was named the best value rosé at the prestigious International Wine Challenge. This basically means that not only is this wine super-affordable, but it's also really, really delicious. Sounds pretty great, right?

Read more: This $8 Rosé from Aldi Is One of the Best Bottles of Wine in the World

But there was a catch to this new wine find: Unless you lived in the U.K., you couldn't exactly get your hands on it. Well, that's about to change.

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Amazon Prime Will Now Deliver Wine to Your Door in One Hour — Food News

If you had any doubts about Amazon taking over the food and beverage industry, here's even more evidence: You can now order wine on Amazon Prime and they will deliver it to your door in an hour.

Yes, wine in one hour is now possible.

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Take This DNA Test to Find Your New Favorite Bottle of Wine — Food News

Wine tasting is one way to see what blends you like. Another way? A DNA test. Now, thanks to a company called Vinome, you can use your DNA to navigate your way to the perfect bottle of vino.

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Target Is About to Debut a Line of $5 Wines — Grocery News

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Target already has a cult following of consumers who love the one-stop shop for everything from decor and beauty to clothing and food. Now the food aisle is going to get a lot more alluring to those who are 21 or older. Target is entering the alcoholic beverage market with an exclusive line of wines.

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Recipe: Garlic Basil Shrimp Farrotto — Quick and Easy Weeknight Dinners

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I first discovered farro when I was living in Italy and longed to incorporate something nutty and grainy into my pasta- and bread-loaded diet. With brown rice nowhere to be found, my only choice was the nubby grain, which I quickly learned to love. I've been eating it in grain bowls, as a simple side dish, or as a hearty salad ever since. Now comes this risotto, or I should say farroto.

Made with farro instead of the traditional rice, the result is a whole-grain version of one of my favorite dishes, which serves as a well-rounded meal with the addition of shrimp. It's earthy, with a nice chew that balances the creaminess, yet bright, thanks to fresh garlic, basil, and lemon juice.

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10 Wine Rules You Should Break Right Now — Wine for All

I've been thinking a lot about wine lately — in particular since I am trying to drink less of it. (This is not because I am on a particular health kick, but rather in preparation for my upcoming trip to Portugal, where I will certainly drink muito vinho.)

But really what's been on my mind is how wine isn't this precious thing that requires coddling and careful sipping and appreciation with words like "saddle leather." Wine is a drink that should make you happy — and that's it. There really are no other rules.

With that in mind, here are 10 rules should you totally ignore.

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