Wine

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Festive Wine Cocktails To Celebrate The Holidays | https://saltandwind.com

Festive Wine Cocktails To Celebrate The Holidays

From mulled wine to red wine hot chocolate and sangria to twist on the classic kir royale, here are 15 wine-based cocktail recipes to help you toast the holiday season.

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This Is It: Our Dream Cooking Experience In Burgundy | https://saltandwind.com

This Is It: Our Dream Cooking Experience 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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From Avignon to Lyon: A Rhône River Itinerary | https://saltandwind.com

From Avignon to Lyon: A Rhône River Itinerary

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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How To Do An Ideal Weekend Visit To Sonoma | https://saltandwind.com

How To Do An Ideal Weekend Visit To Sonoma

Whether or not you’ve done Napa, you haven’t experienced the heart of Northern California wine country until you’ve explored Sonoma Valley. We're partial to Sonoma, with its unhurried European pace and warm — here are our travel tips for a weekend away in Sonoma. 

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Franciacorta Is The Italian Sparkling Wine We Can’t Sip Enough Of | https://saltandwind.com

Franciacorta Is The Italian Sparkling Wine We Can’t Sip Enough Of

If you’re into bubbles and Italian wines, you’re probably already well-versed in prosecco and Lambrusco. Well, there’s another Italian sparkling wine that we’re geeking out over: Franciacorta. Here's why you should try it stat.

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Press Pause On Prosecco: Pignoletto Is The Italian Bubbly Wine To Sip Next | https://saltandwind.com

Press Pause On Prosecco: Pignoletto Is The Italian Bubbly Wine To Sip Next

Here's why you need to order a glass of Pignoletto wine on your next trip to Italy!

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California Central Coast Weekend Getaway | https://saltandwind.com

California Central Coast Weekend Getaway

Fall is the the season of entertaining! From dinner parties to Friendsgivings and impromptu cocktail hours, we're all about gathering friends to toast the season. And nothing seems to celebrate our home state of California like a road trip and harvest dinner!

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Wine Tasting In San Diego: Urban Wineries to Try Now | https://saltandwind.com

Wine Tasting In San Diego: Urban Wineries to Try Now

San Diego has a growing urban winery scene -- here are 5 tasting rooms to visit right now.

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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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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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