Cocktails

Find classic cocktail recipes along with modern classics inspired by California, France, Italy, Hawaii, and Mexico from us, the experts at Salt & Wind Travel.
Before Tequila There Was Mezcal: Get To Know One Of Mexico’s Original Agave Spirits | https://saltandwind.com

Before Tequila There Was Mezcal: Get To Know One Of Mexico’s Original Agave Spirits

Mezcal, tequila’s smokier, older cousin, has recently seen a revival in the U.S. But what is it exactly, and why does it taste so different from tequila?

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Mexican Cocktails Beyond The Margarita | https://saltandwind.com

Mexican Cocktails Beyond The Margarita

There's nothing wrong with a classic margarita, but sometimes you gotta mix it up. When you do, try one of these more than 15 Mexican cocktails that your happy hour pals or party guests may not expect!

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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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Low-Alcohol Cocktails Are About To Become Your Go-To Summer Drinks | https://saltandwind.com

Low-Alcohol Cocktails Are About To Become Your Go-To Summer Drinks

How to sip responsibly in the summertime? With low-alcohol cocktails! Here is everything you need to know including our go-to Low-ABV cocktail recipe to make for your next summertime get-together.

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Toast Italy With Our Favorite Italian Aperitivo Cocktails  | https://saltandwind.com

Toast Italy With Our Favorite Italian Aperitivo Cocktails

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. 

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Easy But Chic Garnishes for Summer Cocktails | https://saltandwind.com

Easy But Chic Garnishes for Summer Cocktails

Summer is here and we can't wait to celebrate. If you're like us, you like to make things memorable so every last detail is planned, but that doesn't mean spending hours prepping. Here are simple garnishes to up your cocktail game no matter if you're toasting IRL or on Zoom!

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The Classic Italian Cocktails To Drink Now | https://saltandwind.com

The Classic Italian Cocktails To Drink Now

You can't go wrong ordering wine when you travel to Italy but also make time to sip on a classic Italian cocktail. Here the ten cocktails you must try on your next trip to Italy:

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{Coctel En Cantarito} Classic Cantarito Cocktail Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

{Coctel En Cantarito} Classic Cantarito Cocktail Recipe

Like a cousin to the more popular margarita or Paloma cocktails, the Cantarito is a tequila cocktail made with citrus and grapefruit soda. But just like the state of Jalisco where it's from, it's a thing 100% unique. 

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Spicy Kumquat Thyme Margarita Cocktail Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Spicy Kumquat Thyme Margarita Cocktail Recipe

A super simple recipe for a citrus twist on a traditional margarita with muddled kumquats, orange liqueur, and thyme salt. 

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Yes, You Can Throw A Last-Minute Holiday Cocktail Party | https://saltandwind.com

Yes, You Can Throw A Last-Minute Holiday Cocktail Party

You've invited your friends over for a last-minute party and now what? Here's everything you need from last-minute recipe ideas to super simple florals to put together a party that'll look like you took months to plan instead of minutes!

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The Classiest Cocktails For Toasting The Holidays | https://saltandwind.com

The Classiest Cocktails For Toasting The Holidays

Sure you can always serve a ton of bubbly and beer and everyone will be very happy partiers. But there are those times you should pull out something special and, for those occasions, here are the cocktails you should make. 

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How To Make An Amazing Old Fashioned Cocktail | https://saltandwind.com

How To Make An Amazing Old Fashioned Cocktail

The season of celebrations has arrived and we’re toasting it with a classic Old Fashioned cocktail. It couldn’t be timelier because the start of November marks the launch of Old Fashioned Week.

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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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