New York Strips and Iowa Reserve Marquette—perfect for the holiday season!

Tassel Ridge® 2020 Iowa Reserve Marquette is a perfect pairing for these New York Strip Steaks with a flavorful marinade and Gorgonzola Butter.

Tassel Ridge® New York Strip Steaks with Gorgonzola Butter


  • 4 8-oz New York strip steaks
  • Tassel Ridge® New York Strip Steaks Marinade (recipe below)
  • Tassel Ridge® Gorgonzola Butter (recipe below)


  1. Marinate steaks 2 to 3 hours (see recipe and directions below). Heat grill to medium-high. Grill steak 5 to 7 minutes per side, or to desired doneness (internal temperature should reach 130–135°F for medium rare). Place a heaping teaspoon Gorgonzola Butter on top of each steak immediately after removing from grill.


Tassel Ridge® New York Strip Steaks Marinade


  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 2 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • ½ Tbsp dried rosemary
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • tsp black pepper


  1. Combine oil, garlic, vinegar, rosemary, salt, and pepper in glass pan or zip bag. Mix well. Add steaks. Cover. Refrigerate 2 to 3 hours.


Tassel Ridge® Gorgonzola Butter


  • 4 oz Gorgonzola cheese, room temperature
  • 4 Tbsp unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 tsp minced chives
  • 2 tsp minced parsley
  • salt


  1. Combine cheese, butter, chives, and parsley in food processor until blended. Add salt to taste. Refrigerate until ready to grill steaks.

Recipe Notes

Wine Recommendation—Tassel Ridge 2020 Iowa Reserve Marquette

2020 Iowa Reserve Marquette is a dry red with bright cherry notes and hints of baking spice on the nose and palate followed by a long, moderately acidic finish. Made from Marquette grapes grown in our Iowa vineyards, 2020 Iowa Reserve Marquette pairs well with grilled steak, Mexican dishes, and Spicy Asian stir-fry. Serve at room temperature.