Wine

Tips, recipes, and stories all about wine in California, Italy, France, Spain, and Mexico.
Where To Sip Rosé Before Summer Ends | https://saltandwind.com

Where To Sip 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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Press Pause On Prosecco: Pignoletto Is The Bubbly To Sip When You Travel To Italy   | https://saltandwind.com

Press Pause On Prosecco: Pignoletto Is The Bubbly To Sip When You Travel To Italy

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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California Travel Guide: Where To Eat, Stay, and Shop In Santa Barbara | https://saltandwind.com

California Travel Guide: Where To Eat, Stay, and Shop In Santa Barbara

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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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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A Flavorful Malibu Day Trip  | https://saltandwind.com

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

Sips and Lips: Wine-Colored Lipsticks (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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San Sebastián White Wine Sangria Cocktail Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

San Sebastián White Wine Sangria Cocktail Recipe

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.

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Frozen Peach Bellini Cocktail Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Frozen Peach Bellini Cocktail Recipe

This frozen take on the classic Bellini Cocktail, this is a favorite around here when the hot weather sets in!

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Canada's Secret Sauce: Prince Edward County Wine Country | https://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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Classic Aperol Spritz Cocktail Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Classic Aperol Spritz Cocktail Recipe

A simple recipe for the most popular Italian cocktail of them all: The Aperol Spritz. This wine-based cocktail from Northern Italy has a slightly bitter and sweet flavor with hints of orange, herbs, and rhubarb. Here is our recipe and tips for making a great Aperol Spritz every time!

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