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Celebrate the First Wine of the Season, Tassel Ridge 2017 Iowa Nouveau!

Originating about a century ago, Nouveau (which means “new” in French) is the first wine of the season. The result of a quick fermentation, it is produced to celebrate the end of harvest. Carbonic maceration is a whole berry anaerobic fermentation that emphasizes fruit flavors without extracting bitter tannins from the grape skins. Grapes are […]

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Celebrate OktoberWinefest at Tassel Ridge Winery!

Oktoberfest began in Germany with a royal wedding on October 12, 1810. The people in Munich were invited to attend the festivities that were held at one of the city gates to celebrate this royal event. The tradition of Oktoberfest began from this gathering, and the next year, in 1811, an agricultural fair was added. […]

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Experience Great Wine, Food, and Laughter at a Wine Dinner and Murder Mystery

If you haven’t experienced a Wine Dinner and Murder Mystery at Tassel Ridge Winery, plan to attend one soon!  As the Wine Dinner and Murder Mystery begins, the sound of merriment echoes throughout the room. Great wine and food are served with extra helpings of laughter as “characters” begin to share details about themselves. Three […]

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