What Is Aperitivo? It's How To Do Happy Hour Like An Italian | https://saltandwind.com

What Is Aperitivo? It's How To Do Happy Hour Like An Italian

Italian aperitivo often gets shorthand-ed to “Italian happy hour,” but that doesn’t do it justice. Here is everything you need to know about it from the history to the etique...
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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...
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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 ho...
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Aperol Spritz Punch Cocktail | https://saltandwind.com

Aperol Spritz Punch Cocktail

It’s time – time to take a break. As in a Spritz Break. We know each other well enough that you know I love a good aperitivo (aka Italian happy hour). I adore the pairing of s...
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The Lighter Take On The Negroni: Classic Negroni Sbagliato Cocktail | https://saltandwind.com

The Lighter Take On The Negroni: Classic Negroni Sbagliato Cocktail

Cocktail folklore has it that this drink, the Negroni Sbagliato, is a mistake or messed up (aka sbagliato) take on the classic cocktail the Negroni. It's said that a bartender at Milan's ...
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Campari Watermelon Cooler Cocktail | https://saltandwind.com

Campari Watermelon Cooler Cocktail

It should be noted that women who drink real, true stiff cocktails are always given a bit of a stare. I started at it when I lived in Italy. I'd order my grandfather'’s favorite summertime drink, a...
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Use Up Your Summer Produce In This Zucchini and Ricotta Salata Bruschetta Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Use Up Your Summer Produce In This Zucchini and Ricotta Salata Bruschetta Recipe

This is a recipe that screams summer in Italy. We're talking happy hour (aka aperitivo) time when you're sipping on Prosecco or Spritzs and noshing on olives, potato chips, pistachios, and lit...
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Sirmione Just Might Be The Quaintest Historic Town On Lake Garda | https://saltandwind.com

Sirmione Just Might Be The Quaintest Historic Town On Lake Garda

Sooner or later it'll happen. If you travel to Lake Garda, sooner or later someone will suggest you visit the historic city of Sirmione. And, well, we couldn't agree more!
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The Avant Garde Antipasti Platter  | https://saltandwind.com

The Avant Garde Antipasti Platter

The Italians have it right when it comes to food — the emphasis is on quality products and simply letting them shine. That was inspired me to update an old-school Italian aperitivo&...
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Ramazzotti To Montenegro: An Introduction To Italian Amaro | https://saltandwind.com

Ramazzotti To Montenegro: An Introduction To Italian Amaro

If Italian amaro seems like a bit of a mystery, you’re not alone. To help, we’ve created this guide to amaro so you can learn more about this bittersweet beverage and learn so...
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Blistered Balsamic Concord Grapes | https://saltandwind.com

Blistered Balsamic Concord Grapes

Oh, Balsamic Blistered Concord Grapes, where have you been all my life? I always thought grapes were just fine as is until you came along. Blistered in a hot oven with sweet-tart vinegar and herbs,...
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Italian Dining Customs To Know | https://saltandwind.com

Italian Dining Customs To Know

One question we get asked all the time on our Salt & Wind group trips to Italy? What tips travelers should know before dining there!
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Spiced Candied Kumquats Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Spiced Candied Kumquats Recipe

Though I've been eating kumquats for years and years and years, I've never bothered to do much with kumquats beyond snacking. I'm sure they'd be amazing paired with pork chops and tons of thyme. An...
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Here's How To Make the Most of 24 Hours in Bologna | https://saltandwind.com

Here's How To Make the Most of 24 Hours in Bologna

On the top of every food lovers list for Italy? A trip to the epicenter of Italian pasta: Bologna! Here's where to eat, shop, and stay to make the most of 24 hours in Bologna, Italy.
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Genoa Is The Italian City You Need To Visit Next | https://saltandwind.com

Genoa Is The Italian City You Need To Visit Next

As the biggest port city in Italy, Genoa often gets overlooked as a hard-working city with not much charm. We couldn't disagree more! Here's why you should visit Genoa now and what to do when you'r...
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Dirty Bloody Mary Cocktail Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Dirty Bloody Mary Cocktail Recipe

A no-fail recipe for a Dirty Bloody Mary cocktail made with tons of olives.
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Sip Brachetto Wine For A Taste Of Piedmont | https://saltandwind.com

Sip Brachetto Wine For A Taste Of Piedmont

We're missing Italy. You're missing Italy. Everyone's missing Italy! Since we all wish we could be sipping wine while travling around Italy, we're partnering with Luca Bosio wines to...
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Peach Melba Raspberry Rosé Bellini Cocktail Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Peach Melba Raspberry Rosé Bellini Cocktail Recipe

A modern twist on classic Bellini Cocktails thanks to the addition of peaches and rosewater. Perfect for serving in pitchers for your next party!
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Forte Dei Marmi Is The Best Beach Town Near Florence To Hang Like A Local | https://saltandwind.com

Forte Dei Marmi Is The Best Beach Town Near Florence To Hang Like A Local

When it comes to beaches, Italy’s got a lot of options, but I feel most at home in the Tuscan beach town of Forte Dei Marmi. This beach town is less than an hour from Florence but feels like ...
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24 Hour Itinerary: Milan, Italy With Christine Davis | https://saltandwind.com

24 Hour Itinerary: Milan, Italy With Christine Davis

Milan doesn't always get the attention of the other major Italian cities but photographer Christine Davis proves that it's worth a second look. Her swoon-worthy photos had us dying to know where sh...
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