Tassel Ridge® Bacon Cheddar Sliders and Iowa Candleglow® Red are perfect for summer get-togethers.

If you’re looking for a red wine that’s not too dry but still pairs well with beef, try Tassel Ridge Iowa Candleglow Red. A sweet red blend bursting with silky cherry and rich plum aromas, it’s a perfect pairing for beef and especially these Tassel Ridge Bacon Cheddar Sliders.

Tassel Ridge® Bacon Cheddar Sliders


  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 6 oz chopped bacon
  • 6 oz shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 2 tsp black pepper
  • 15 lettuce leaves
  • 15 Roma tomato slices
  • 15 slider buns


  1. Combine beef, bacon, cheese, and pepper together in bowl. Shape into 15 2-inch sliders. Grill over medium-high heat 2 to 3 minutes per side until burgers are cooked through (internal temperature should reach 160°F). Place burgers on buns. Top with lettuce and tomato. Serves 5–7.

    Serving Suggestion – Add your favorite barbecue sauce to your slider.

Recipe Notes

Wine Recommendation—Tassel Ridge Iowa Candleglow® Red

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 slightly chilled with food or as an aperitif.