Did You Know…Trivia for Iowa Wine Month

  • Since 2007, Tassel Ridge wines have won over 300 gold, silver, and bronze medals in various national and international competitions.
  • Grapes grown in Iowa are hybrids based on Vitis Riparia. They are usually high in malic acid. They survive our cold winters and produce good fruit in our short growing season.
  • Iowa passed a statewide prohibition law in 1916. The United States Congress passed the 18th Amendment outlawing alcohol in 1919. The Federal 21st Amendment—which repealed the 18th Amendment (Prohibition)—passed quickly and easily in 1933.