Wine

Enjoy Iowa Candleglow® White, a Dry, Fruity White Wine

Iowa Candleglow® White is a dry, fruity white wine with pineapple, pear, melon, and apricot notes on the nose and palate and a finish that hints of green apple. This dry white is made from La Crescent, Brianna, and Edelweiss grapes grown in our Mahaska County, Iowa, vineyards. Serve Iowa Candleglow White with fish, chicken, or […]

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Enjoy Iowa Edelweiss, a Semi-Sweet White Wine

Iowa Edelweiss is a semi-sweet white wine with the scent of ripe pineapple followed by hints of mandarin orange, pear, and pineapple on the palate. Made entirely from Edelweiss grapes grown in Mahaska County, Iowa, this wine pairs well with spicy Asian food, meats seasoned with Caribbean jerk spices or a salad that includes pineapple, […]

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Enjoy Iowa White Blossom with Fish, Chicken, or Asian Stir-Fry

Iowa White Blossom is a dry, white wine that offers aromas of tropical fruits, including pineapple, and citrus. Pineapple, nectarine, and white peach dominate the palate, and the finish hints of green apple. Made entirely from Edelweiss grapes grown in Mahaska County, Iowa, Iowa White Blossom pairs well with fish, chicken, Asian stir-fry, and Caribbean […]

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Enjoy Grilling with Iowa Marquette

As you plan your holiday weekend grilling, consider adding a dry red wine from Tassel Ridge Winery to complement your steak and sweet corn. Iowa Marquette is the perfect dry red to pair with grilled meats. It is a big wine with cherry, blackberry, and spice notes. It will make a great meal even better. […]

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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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