The Tassel Ridge 2015 Iowa Nouveau can be used to make Iowa Glögg, an aromatic and crowd pleasing holiday beverage.

Here is the recipe:

Tassel Ridge Iowa Glögg

1 cup Tassel Ridge Iowa Nouveau
1 cup water
½ cup raisins
¼ cup sugar
¼ tsp ground cinnamon
¼ tsp ground nutmeg
¼ tsp ground mace
9 whole cloves

Combine all ingredients in non-reactive (not aluminum) pot. Stir to dissolve sugar. Simmer on low for 30 minutes. Strain through cheesecloth or strainer. Serve warm. Serves 2.

Wine Recommendation—Tassel Ridge 2015 Iowa Nouveau is a light and fruity red wine and it is our first wine of each season. It is made entirely from Foch and Marquette grapes grown in Mahaska County, and it pairs well with traditional holiday meals.