Dec
10
1:00 PM13:00

Home is Where the Heart Is - Bartender Competition

Show us the flavors, memories, and traditions of your hometown in our “Home is Where the Heart Is” bartending competition. Create a cocktail that reflects your roots, your home, and the traditions that make it special.

8 finalists will be entered in the Live Competition at Mi Corazon in LA on December 10th for a shot at the grand prize: Your cocktail sent to thousands of Saloonbox subscribers, a video on Licensed to Distill’s Instagram feed with over 1 Million subscribers, PLUS $500 cash! Our very own Aida Mollenkamp will be one of the guest judges of the competition!

Azuñia is proud to produce one of the few single-estate, USDA-certified tequilas, hand-crafted by our family in the heart of Mexico. We’re seeking a bartender who can express the love for his or her home through a cocktail that’s just as unique.

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Nov
14
7:00 PM19:00

Savoir Social Hour: Wild Women - Visionaries Becoming the Voice

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SAVOIR SOCIAL HOUR is a time where we’ll aim to uncover the journey of the “Wild Woman.” This 3-part panel discussion will feature & uncover the secrets of our favorite “Wild Women.” Conversations will be led by food & travel expert and Founder of Salt & Wind, Aida Mollenkamp. She lives at the intersection of food and travel and everything Aida does is driven by passion and creativity. During this series, Aida will help each panelist discuss the literal and figurative journeys she embarked upon to harness the intuition that led her to become a “Wild Woman.”

PART 3: Wild Women: Visionaries Becoming The Voice- As if women aren’t doing enough, this stellar panel will feature women in activism, changemakers & social entrepreneurs. We’ll get to hear how these women are leading and taking charge for the greater good of all humanity!

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Nov
8
7:00 PM19:00

Multi-Course Northern Italian Wine Dinner

Multi-Course Northern Italian Wine Dinner:

Discover the up and coming Italian wine region of Lugana and join food and travel expert Aida Mollenkamp of Salt & Wind for our first-ever pop up event in San Diego!

Inspired by our Salt & Wind Travel Italy trips, we're bringing some of our favorite flavors and wines of Northern Italy to San Diego. Italian wine expert and sommelier, Laura Donadoni, will be leading us through a tasting of 5 wines from the Franciacorta and Lugana regions. These incredible wines will be paired with an original multi-course tasting menu by Chef Accursio. The mood will be lively and pours will be generous. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience a definitive tasitng of this up and coming Italian wine region. 

Featured Guests:
Aida Mollenkamp, Food and Travel expert and founder of Salt & Wind
Laura Donadoni, sommelier and Italian wine expert

Wines Poured Will Be:
Franciacorta Saten
Lugana Doc Sant’ onorata Nunzio Ghilardi 2016 
Lugana Doc Villabella 2017 
Ottella Molceo Lugana Riserva 2015 
Feliciana Sercè Lugana Riserva 2014 

Essential Info:
Event Size: Max 20 guests
Age requirement: 21+ years of age

Still have questions? Email us at friends@saltandwind.com

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Oct
24
to Oct 28

TRIP: Mexico City

This Fall Salt & Wind and Border Free Travels are partnering for a one-of-a-kind boutique group trip to Mexico City.

This long weekender is a custom itinerary where the ladies will show you their favorite parts of Mexico's capital city. This boutique group travel experience includes private dinners, street food tours, cooking classes, market tours, day trips, and boutique hotel accommodations.

For more info head here!

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Sep
30
to Oct 7

TRIP: Milan + The Lakes, Northern Italy

Join Team Salt & Wind this Fall for a boutique group trip in the Northern Italy's Lombardy region

This 8-day, 7-night custom itinerary is a mix of city and countryside as we head from chic Milan to Northern Italy's Lake Region and the off-the-radar Franciacorta wine region. This boutique group travel experience includes private dinners, street food tours, cooking classes, aperitivi, wine tours, day trips, and boutique hotel accommodations.

For more info and deets, head here!

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    Sep
    23
    11:00 AM11:00

    CLASS: Mexican Cooking Class + Sunday Lunch

    Join Salt & Wind founder, Aida Mollenkamp, along with her two travel friends for a cooking class, workshop, and lunch featuring all of our favorite Fall flavors of Mexico!

    During this class, we'll going to teach you everything you need to make a perfect taco so. you'll walk away with recipes and skills! We'll also be tasting some Mexican wine and indulge by sitting down to eat it all!

    Space is limited so reserve your spot here!

    Your Ticket Includes

    • Hands-on cooking experience
    • Professionally trained chef instructors
    • A multi-course lunch
    • Tasting of Mexican wine
    • Printed recipes of everything we make
    • A gift bag with a few of our favorite products

    Cooking Class + Lunch Menu

    Here's what you'll learn to cook and eat!

    • Handmade organic corn tortillas
    • Charred chile and peanut salsa
    • Tomatillo and cilantro salsa
    • Chiles en nogada tacos
    • Roasted squash tacos
    • Little Gems Salad with beets, oranges, queso fresco and achiote dressing

    Space is limited so reserve your spot here!

     

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    Sep
    7
    7:00 PM19:00

    SOCIAL: Savoir Social Hour: Wild Woman Series

    SAVOIR SOCIAL HOUR is a time where we’ll aim to uncover the journey of the “Wild Woman.” This 3-part panel discussion will feature & uncover the secrets of our favorite “Wild Women.” Conversations will be led by food & travel expert and Founder of Salt & Wind, Aida Mollenkamp. She lives at the intersection of food and travel and everything Aida does is driven by passion and creativity. During this series, Aida will help each panelist discuss the literal and figurative journeys she embarked upon to harness the intuition that led her to become a “Wild Woman.”

    Use the discount code AIDA for $5 off here!

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    Sep
    6
    7:00 PM19:00

    DINNER: 3 Course Mexico City Street Food-Inspired Dinner (With Wine)

    Join Salt & Wind and travel to Mexico City without hopping a plane! 

    We're hosting a three-course meal inspired by the flavors of Mexico City's street food. A mix of North to South and classic to creative, eating in Mexico City gives you a taste of all that is food in Mexico right now. 

    Did we mention that the uber-talented Zagat 30 Under 30 Chef Ted Montoya will be cooking? Oh, and we'll have a selection of organic Mexican wine, Mexican craft beer, and mezcal on hand for your enjoy!

    Reserve your spot here!

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