Drinks

The Food Lover’s Guide to Canada’s Okanagan Valley | http://saltandwind.com

The Food Lover’s Guide to Canada’s Okanagan Valley

Think Western Canada and what you might not think of? A desert-like landscape with world-class wines, nearby beaches, and lots of local produce. But that’s exactly what you’ll find in Canada’s Okanagan Valley.Here is where to go and what to do when you visit.

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Where To Say Yes Way Rosé Before Summer Ends | http://saltandwind.com

Where To Say Yes Way Rosé Before Summer Ends

These are the places we dream of drinking rosé: some are alfresco, others chic, and some laidback but all are the kind of place you could sit back, sip rosé, and wish summer would never end.

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Rhône River Itinerary: A Week Trip From Avignon to Lyon | http://saltandwind.com

Rhône River Itinerary: A Week Trip From Avignon to Lyon

My first experience on a river cruise was from Arles to Lyon along the Rhône River and I couldn't have loved it more.

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Live Like a Local in Burgundy | http://saltandwind.com

Live Like a Local in Burgundy

Lisa Samuel has given us her roadmap to the perfect itinerary in the Burgundy region of France to fit the daydream into a vacation-sized package. 

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10 Tips For Building A Better Bar Cart | http://saltandwind.com

10 Tips For Building A Better Bar Cart

The moment we felt like we made it in life (okay, in our entertaining life)? When we finally sprung for a bar cart. Nothing pulls a party together like a beautiful bar cart except one that's perfectly organized. Here are our tips to make that happen:

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West Coast Road Trip: The 8 Craft Breweries To Visit Now | http://saltandwind.com

West Coast Road Trip: The 8 Craft Breweries To Visit Now

It wasn’t long ago that a “craft beer road trip” wasn’t even a thing. But with the explosion of craft breweries up and down the coast, it's time to do a West Coast craft beer road trip!

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Weekend Itinerary: Essential Malibu Day Trip | http://saltandwind.com

Weekend Itinerary: Essential Malibu Day Trip

The ultimate summer day trip for us Angelenos? A weekend day spent running around Malibu with some beach time, fish tacos, and, yup, even local wine!

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Fiesta Forever: Our 10 Best Margarita Recipes | http://saltandwind.com

Fiesta Forever: Our 10 Best Margarita Recipes

We don't need to give you an excuse to mix up a margarita, but the excuse of all excuses is Cinco de Mayo. So, here are our 10 best margs to help you say Salud!

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Weekend Road Trip: Tasting the “Other” California Coast In Baja California Alta | http://saltandwind.com

Weekend Road Trip: Tasting the “Other” California Coast In Baja California Alta

Baja California has been one of Mexico's best-kept culinary secrets but is getting its moment in the sun. These are a few must-stop places should you head south of the border. 

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Sips and Lips: Wine-Colored Lips (And What To Drink Them With)! | http://saltandwind.com

Sips and Lips: Wine-Colored Lips (And What To Drink Them With)!

You may have noticed that wine-colored lips are having a moment. As in, every girl we know is wearing them right now. And, because we love beauty as much as we do wine, we thought we’d pair our favorite wine lip colors with the wines they inspire so you can pair your lip with a sip.

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Tips For Easy Winter Celebrations | http://saltandwind.com

Tips For Easy Winter Celebrations

We’re always fans of any and every reason for a celebration, but here we are: in that shoulder season between the holidays when there’s not a ton to celebrate. Of course, we’re not going to let that stop us so we say gather your friends and just celebrate celebrations. For the occasion, we’re teaming up with Hangar 1® Vodka to help kickoff Vodka Picking Season and to share our favorite brunch cocktail of the moment. 

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5 Tips For Martini Perfection | http://saltandwind.com

5 Tips For Martini Perfection

It's time to talk Martinis. Our key to mastering holiday entertaining is to put a festive twist on a classic cocktail, perferably one that can be just as easily make for a party of ten as a party of two.

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Santa Ynez Valley: Central California's Wine Country Style | http://saltandwind.com

Santa Ynez Valley: Central California's Wine Country Style

Can we all agree on something? We travel for food first and foremost. Sure, the sites, resorts, beaches, and people are just as amazing but, if you’re like me, you travel to taste a place. I mean, that’s why you’re here on Salt & Wind, right? Because, like us, you’re always in search of the best meal a place has to offer and how to recreate it back home.

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Five Favorite Pins: Wine Harvest | http://saltandwind.com

Five Favorite Pins: Wine Harvest

With all the beaches, Redwoods, and Golden Gate, it can sometimes slip our minds that California has a crazy amazing wine country, too. But come August and September, it's hard to imagine doing anything but spending an afternoon in the lush vineyards plotting our second lives as winemakers. Evening harvest dinners with copious friends and wine and the backdrop of a rustic-chic barn up against a California sunset? We'll take two, thank you very much.

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15 Drinks To Keep You Cool When It's Triple Digits | http://saltandwind.com

15 Drinks To Keep You Cool When It's Triple Digits

If your neck of the woods is unbearably hot, we feel you. Triple digits can get miserable if you don’t have a plan to beat the heat. If you're cooling off in the pool, under the air conditioning, or just standing in your unmentionables with the freezer door open, we've rounded up a collection of drinks that will make the dog days of summer way more doable. 

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6 Cocktail Garnishes for Summer Soirees | http://saltandwind.com

6 Cocktail Garnishes for Summer Soirees

It's a long weekend and we can't wait to celebrate. If you're like us, you like to make things memorable so every last detail is planned. But that doesn't mean we're willing to spend hours prepping (it's too hot, and summer is supposed to be laidback), so we plan on easy drinks that have a little extra flair.

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Canada's Secret Sauce: Prince Edward County Wine Country | http://saltandwind.com

Canada's Secret Sauce: Prince Edward County Wine Country

Picturesque scenery, local cuisine, and endless rows of vineyards: no, I'm not talking of Bordeaux or Napa but the Prince Edward County wine scene. A short hour drive from Toronto, this wine region (aka The County) lined along Lake Ontario has become a go-to weekend getaway in my neck of the woods.

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Touring Anchor Brewing | http://saltandwind.com

Touring Anchor Brewing

My best friend is about to marry a drummer for an up-and-coming SF-based indie band, Geographer. We joke that she finally gets to live out our angst-y teenage daydream of being band aids, attending shows, and tossing about cheesy phrases like, "I'm with the band." 

Geographer is San Francisco's s...

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