Tassel Ridge Winery | Leighton, IA | 641.672.WINE (9463)

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Introducing 2018 Iowa Nouveau

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This Week, Vineyard Team Finishes Up Preparations for Winter

This week, the vineyard crew will try to get the remaining tasks done required to get the vineyards ready for winter. We still have some trellis damage to fix. We will also clean pickups and tractors and put them away in storage for the winter. We hope

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The Cellar Crew Gets White Wines Ready for Bottling

We continue to fine various batches of white wines in order to get them ready for bottling. We are cold stabilizing Edelweiss in two different ranks. We’ve moved our Muscat into the Winery from the outdoor tank and are beginning to taste the Muscat in order to

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Bistro Lunch

11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.—Monday–Friday 12:00–4:00 p.m.—Select Sundays Have lunch at Tassel Ridge Winery Monday through Friday (11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.), and on select Sundays (12:00 to 4:00 p.m.). Take a midday break and enjoy a glass of Tassel Ridge wine ($6–$9) with lunch from our Bistro Lunch

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We Invite You to Join the Tassel Ridge Harvest Club!

Harvest Club members receive a shipment of two bottles of wine four times a year. Each Harvest Club shipment has a pre-determined selection of two dry wines, two sweet wines, or one of each. Harvest Club Selections Members will be notified by mail or e-mail about upcoming

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How We Give You the Perfect Wood Fired Oven Pizza

Watch our latest video on starting the perfect Wood Fired Oven Pizza fire.  

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We Finish Up Fizzy Wine Bottling and Get Ready to Bottle Nouveau

We will bottle our last batch of Oskyfizzante® Pink on Tuesday and follow that with bottling of 2018 Iowa Nouveau on Wednesday. We continue racking and fining wines that we will bottle almost every Wednesday now until the end of the year. Many of these bottling sessions

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We Near Completion of Our Vineyard Maintenance for the Season

Removing the volunteer Mulberry trees has taken what seems like forever, but we are finally down to the last few trees. It’s too bad that we can’t find a use for these trees….telephone pole seeds maybe! The crew at our Tassel Ridge Vineyard will shift to replacing

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We are Getting Oskyfizzante® Cranberry Bottled

We will finish carbonation of another batch of Oskyfizzante Cranberry and then bottle it this week. We will also filter and start carbonation of the last batch of Oskyfizzante Cranberry. And, we will bottle a small batch of Cranberry Wine in our Christmas tree bottles. We are

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Our Vineyard Task This Week is to Finish Up Removing Mulberry Trees From the Vineyard

The vineyard crew will continue pulling Mulberry trees in the Tassel Ridge vineyard. The very wet ground makes this fairly easy. We will also be spraying fungicide as soon as it gets dry enough. Some of the vineyard team will help bottle Oskyfizzante® Cranberry on Tuesday and

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