Drinks

Tips, recipes, and stories all about drinks in California, Hawaii, Italy, France, Spain, and Mexico.
Prosecco To Lambrusco: All About Italian Sparkling Wine | https://saltandwind.com

Prosecco To Lambrusco: All About Italian Sparkling Wine

You know prosecco but what about all the other Italian sparkling wines out there? Here we cover the six major types so you'll be in the know during your next trip to Italy.

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Classic Cadillac Margarita Cocktail Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Classic Cadillac Margarita Cocktail Recipe

As team Salt & Wind, we see eye-to-eye on most things; really, there are few things that divide us. But  one thing we agree on is that everyone should have a Classic Cadillac Margarita in their entertaining arsenal.

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Before Tequila There Was Mezcal: Get To Know One Of Mexico’s Original Agave Spirits | https://saltandwind.com

Before Tequila There Was Mezcal: Get To Know One Of Mexico’s Original Agave Spirits

Mezcal, tequila’s smokier, older cousin, has recently seen a revival in the U.S. But what is it exactly, and why does it taste so different from tequila?

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Our Best Aged Eggnog Cocktail Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Our Best Aged Eggnog Cocktail Recipe

An easy cocktail recipe for aged eggnog. We take traditional eggnog and let it hang out a few weeks before serving it and the result is a game changer of an eggnog recipe! 

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Chic But Easy Appetizers That Will Rule Your Next Cocktail Party | https://saltandwind.com

Chic But Easy Appetizers That Will Rule Your Next Cocktail Party

The holiday party detail that separates the women from the girls? Having a spread of chic homemade appetizers that are elegant but oh-so-easy to prepare. Here are more than 30 recipes that are relatively healthy, fit a variety of diets, and perfect for various seasons and occasions. 

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Get To Know Valle de Guadalupe, Mexico’s Wine Country | https://saltandwind.com

Get To Know Valle de Guadalupe, Mexico’s Wine Country

With the recent rise in admiration for Mexican wines, Valle de Guadalupe in Baja California Norte is becoming one of the country’s most well-known wine regions. Learn about the region’s history and its wines.

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Essential Tips To Master Holiday Entertaining | https://saltandwind.com

Essential Tips To Master Holiday Entertaining

No matter how well you plan, entertaining during the holidays can be stressful. Here are our 10 tips for elegant but low-stress entertaining.

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How To Host A California Style Cheese And Wine Party | https://saltandwind.com

How To Host A California Style Cheese And Wine Party

It's always a good time for a food and wine party! Here are our essential tips for you to make it a success!

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What Is The Difference Between Tequila And Mezcal? | https://saltandwind.com

What Is The Difference Between Tequila And Mezcal?

Ever asked yourself, “what is Mezcal?” As far as Mexican spirits go, most people immediately think of tequila, which makes sense but mezcal is very much a close second. Here's everything you need to know about mezcal: 

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A Laid Back (And Very California) Guide To Holiday Food And Wine Pairing | https://saltandwind.com

A Laid Back (And Very California) Guide To Holiday Food And Wine Pairing

There are a lot of stressors during the holidays -- rowdy relatives, long shopping lines, new recipes -- and we can’t help with all of it. But we can help relieve any angst on the food and wine front with these our top tips for food and wine pairings.

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Discovering Wine Deep In California’s Sierra Foothills | https://saltandwind.com

Discovering Wine Deep In California’s Sierra Foothills

California’s Sierra Foothills are known as the epicenter of the Gold Rush. But the area has also been home to wine grapes since the early 1800’s, but that’s just the beginning. Discover the story behind the wines and the region.

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Getting A Taste Of Paso Robles Wine Country Right Now | https://saltandwind.com

Getting A Taste Of Paso Robles Wine Country Right Now

California’s Central Coast is a bit of a mystery to many travelers. We say that because, in the years we’ve provided our travel advising services in California, we’ve had plenty of people come to us for advice on where to go in this region. And that's especially the case with Paso Robles.

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