Drinks

Finding Franciacorta: Travel To This Italian Wine Region Now | https://saltandwind.com

Finding Franciacorta: Travel To This Italian Wine Region Now

It's time to travel to Franciacorta! Okay, truth is the Milanese have known about this corner of Lombardy for forever and a day and it is a premiere wine growing region, but it's pretty unknown outside of Italy.

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You Know New Zealand's Sauvignon Blanc, Now Try The Pinot Noir | https://saltandwind.com

You Know New Zealand's Sauvignon Blanc, Now Try The Pinot Noir

Let’s play a little word association: We say “New Zealand wine” and you say, “Sauvignon Blanc,” right? Well, FYI, Pinot Noir is equally deserving of your attention -- here are 7 reasons to drink New Zealand Pinot Noir right now. 

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You Know New Zealand's Sauvignon Blanc, Now Try The Pinot Noir | https://saltandwind.com

You Know New Zealand's Sauvignon Blanc, Now Try The Pinot Noir

Let’s play a little word association: We say “New Zealand wine” and you say, “Sauvignon Blanc,” right? Well, FYI, Pinot Noir is equally deserving of your attention -- here are 7 reasons to drink New Zealand Pinot Noir right now. 

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Smoked Whiskey Apple Cider Cocktail Recipee | https://saltandwind.com

Smoked Whiskey Apple Cider Cocktail Recipee

Adding smoked tea and whiskey to apple cider makes a festive twist on this classic fall sipper. 

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Spiced Persimmon Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Spiced Persimmon Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

One of our favorite things about Fall is when the persimmons come into season, because, when they've arrived, they've arrived in full force. Here in California we have both major types of persimmions -- the squat fuyu and the teadrop-shaped hachiya -- and while the fuyu is a perfect pairing in sa...

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Our Essential Santa Barbara Travel Guide | https://saltandwind.com

Our Essential Santa Barbara Travel Guide

Santa Barbara is classic California at its best but just because a lot of people visit doesn't mean it's all worth seeing. Here are Team Salt & Wind's favorite corners of the city from shops to eats to where to stay. 

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Celebrate Oktoberfest In German Wine Country | https://saltandwind.com

Celebrate Oktoberfest In German Wine Country

If you're heading to Germany for Oktoberfest, you should seriously consider staying a few more days and exploring wine country. Here's how:

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Celebrate Oktoberfest In German Wine Country | https://saltandwind.com

Celebrate Oktoberfest In German Wine Country

If you're heading to Germany for Oktoberfest, you should seriously consider staying a few more days and exploring wine country. Here's how:

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The Food Lover’s Guide to Canada’s Okanagan Valley | https://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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The Food Lover’s Guide to Canada’s Okanagan Valley | https://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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Passion Fruit Mojito Cocktail Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Passion Fruit Mojito Cocktail Recipe

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. 

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Basil Citrus Berry Smash Cocktail Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Basil Citrus Berry Smash Cocktail Recipe

A perfect summer cocktail recipe, this Basil Citrus Smash has tons of fresh basil, two types of citrus, and is a total stunner.

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