In our dream world, we'd do Italian aperitivo in Italy on the regular. We love the atmosphere, the snacks, and, of course, the cocktails. Here are our favorite ways to do Italian happy hour from classic cocktails to modern sips.
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.
I'm not sure how it took so long for me to have my first Passion Fruit Mojito. I've long made Passion Fruit margaritas and often travel to places that have tons of the fruit but I never had the cocktail until Thailand.
The first week of May makes me go all split personality: one minute I'm all about Cinco de Mayo and then literally it's all-systems-go for Derby Day. It's enough to make a girl cray! So this margarita-meets-julep is my soultion!
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.
This sangria is is an ode to my last trip to Basque Country aka one of my all-time favorite parts of the world. Because it straddles France and Spain, it has a culture uniquely its own, yet still has feeling that's distinctly Euro. One night we headed into the beachside town of San Sebastián for tapas (more on that later) and we had such proper Sangria I simply had to make a version to share with you.
If there's one thing that makes us feel instantly French, it's an aperitif of a Kir Royale at a sidewalk cafe. The oh-so classic drink of creme de cassis and bubbles is everything we love about France, simultaneously simply elegant and beautifully inspiring.
As team Salt & Wind, we see eye-to-eye on most things; really, there are few things that divide us. But, of those things, nothing divdes us as much as how to make a classic Cadillac Margarita Cocktail!