Wine

A Delicious Way to Cool Off!

Tassel Ridge offers six different flavors of Wine-A-Ritas. Each is best when made with a different Tassel Ridge wine. Try all six and discover your favorite! Each Wine-A-Rita mix is $12.50 each with the wine sold separately. Here are the Wine-A-Ritas with the Tassel Ridge wines that we recommend with each flavor: Blueberry Pomegranate with […]

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Iowa Cuvée 220 Pairs Well with Ham, Chicken, and Mexican Dishes

  Iowa Cuvée 220 is a dry, light red with cherry fading to strawberry on the palate and a pleasant, slightly drying finish with light tannins. A blend of St. Croix, Marquette, and Frontenac grapes grown in our Mahaska County, Iowa, vineyards, Iowa Cuvée 220 is a nice food pairing wine. Try it with ham, […]

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Enjoy Iowa Candleglow® Red with Food or as an Aperitif

Iowa Candleglow® Red is a sweet red blend bursting with silky cherry and rich plum aromas. Made from Marechal Foch and St. Croix grapes, Iowa Candleglow Red pairs well with soft cheeses, grilled meats, and spicy Asian dishes. Served at room temperature with food or slightly chilled as an aperitif. Tassel Ridge Iowa Candleglow Red is also […]

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Tassel Ridge® Penne Arrabbiata

Ingredients: 1 lb penne (or whole-wheat penne) 1 Tbsp olive oil 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped ¼ tsp crushed red pepper, more or less to taste 1 28-oz can whole tomatoes, drained ½ cup freshly grated Parmesan or Romano cheese ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Cook pasta, until al […]

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Enjoy Dry Red Wines with Your Grilled Meats

July is grilling season and dry red wines from Tassel Ridge Winery are perfect with grilled steaks, well-seasoned pork chops, and chicken. Try our American Merlot if you want a fully-flavored wine to pair with a well-seasoned grilled rib eye. Our American Syrah is a well-balanced wine that will work well with grilled pork chops […]

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Enjoy Iowa Cuvée 220 with Ham, Chicken, and Mexican Dishes

Iowa Cuvée 220 is a dry, light red with cherry fading to strawberry on the palate and a pleasant, slightly drying finish with light tannins. A blend of St. Croix, Marquette, and Frontenac grapes grown in our Mahaska County, Iowa, vineyards, Iowa Cuvée 220 is a nice food pairing wine. Try it with ham, chicken, […]

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Enjoy the Holiday with One of Our Most Popular Wines

Tassel Ridge Red, White, & Blue® is our very popular traditional sweet, Concord-based blend that offers flavors that remind people of the grape juice they drank as kids. Some people tell us that it reminds them of the wine their grandfathers made on the farm. Here’s a suggestion to enjoy while celebrating the Fourth of […]

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Enjoy Rockets Glare Rosé® with Your Favorite Spicy Foods

Rockets Glare Rosé® is a sweet rosé with cherry on the nose, bright red cherries on the palate, and green apple on the finish. Made from Sabrevois and La Crosse grapes grown in our Mahaska County, Iowa, vineyards, pair Rockets Glare Rosé with your favorite spicy foods. Serve chilled. Tassel Ridge Rockets Glare Rosé is available […]

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Planting Over 3,000 New Vines for Tassel Ridge® Winery

The path to harvesting grapes and making quality wine begins long before the wine is actually bottled for tasting and enjoyment. This past May, about 3,300 new vines were planted at three of the four Tassel Ridge® Winery vineyards—Maple Woods, Newport, and Tassel Ridge. With the planting completed, the four vineyards now include a total […]

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Star Spangled White® Pairs Well with Apple and Pear Desserts

Star Spangled White® is a sweet white wine with pineapple, melon, and pear on the nose and candied pineapple and pear on the palate. This wine is made entirely from Edelweiss grapes. Pair with apple and pear desserts or blue vein cheese. Enjoy Star Spangled White alone as a sipping wine. Serve well chilled. Tassel […]

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