Wine

Tips, recipes, and stories all about wine in California, Italy, France, Spain, and Mexico.
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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What To Pack For A Bachelorette in Wine Country | https://saltandwind.com

What To Pack For A Bachelorette in Wine Country

It's that time of year where you've likely got a bachelorette or three to go to. We're partial to wine country girls' weekends—here's what to wear to nail wine country chic.

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Visit Healdsburg While It's More Martha Than Wintour | https://saltandwind.com

Visit Healdsburg While It's More Martha Than Wintour

Healdsburg isn't jokingly known to insiders as "Beverly Healdsburg" for nothing. Equal parts rustic and chic, brimming with fabulous restaurants, biodynamic vineyards, and a town square like Mayberry; it’s not hard to find the appeal. Here are our picks for what to do in Healdsburg:

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Santa Ynez Valley: Central California's Wine Country Style | https://saltandwind.com

Santa Ynez Valley: Central California's Wine Country Style

Can we all agree on something? We travel for food first and foremost. Sure, the sites, resorts, beaches, and people are just as amazing but, if you’re like me, you travel to taste a place. I mean, that’s why you’re here on Salt & Wind, right? Because, like us, you’re always in search of the best meal a place has to offer and how to recreate it back home.

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Five Favorite Pins: Wine Harvest | https://saltandwind.com

Five Favorite Pins: Wine Harvest

With all the beaches, Redwoods, and Golden Gate, it can sometimes slip our minds that California has a crazy amazing wine country, too. But come August and September, it's hard to imagine doing anything but spending an afternoon in the lush vineyards plotting our second lives as winemakers. Evening harvest dinners with copious friends and wine and the backdrop of a rustic-chic barn up against a California sunset? We'll take two, thank you very much.

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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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