Winey Briny Pickles

If you love white wine, why not add it to your pickle juice, too? These deliciously boozy pickles make a scrumptious snack. You can also add a dash of the brine to cocktails for flavorful, savory tasty twist.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 8 hours 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • ½ cup champagne vinegar
  • ½ cup white wine
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 1 Tbsp. kosher salt
  • ½ tsp. dried fennel seed
  • 1 sprig fresh dill
  • ½ lb. cucumbers, sliced


  • In a small saucepan over medium-high heat, cook vinegar, champagne, wine, honey, salt, and fennel seed together until mixture begins to simmer and salt dissolves.
  • Place cucumbers in a 1-pint mason jar. Cover with brine. Twist lid on tightly.
  • Refrigerate overnight. Store in refrigerator and enjoy within 4 weeks.