Tassel Ridge® Bacon Cheddar Sliders and Iowa Sweet & Sweet Snazzy 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 Sweet & Snazzy! With a hint of sweetness and notes of fruit on the nose, palate, and finish, 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 Sweet & Snazzy™

Iowa Sweet & Snazzy is a sweet, smooth red with rich cherry notes on the nose; cherry, raspberry, and blackberry notes on the palate; and baking spices on the finish. Made from Marquette and Frontenac grapes grown in our Iowa vineyards, pair Iowa Sweet & Snazzy with grilled beef, chicken, or pork. It’s perfect for summer get-togethers, indoors or outdoors! Serve slightly chilled.