Shrimp Scampi with Iowa Lace . . . a perfect pairing.

Tassel Ridge® Iowa Lace, with notes of grapefruit and tropical fruit, pairs well with the shrimp and other ingredients in this Scampi Sauce.

Tassel Ridge® Iowa Lace Shrimp Scampi


  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 2 Tbsp finely chopped garlic
  • 1 cup Tassel Ridge Iowa Lace
  • juice from ½ lemon
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 lb 21–25 shrimp, peeled, deveined, and tails removed
  • ½ lb cold unsalted butter, sliced
  • salt
  • 1 lb angel hair pasta, cooked
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley


  1. Heat 2 Tbsp oil in saucepan. Add garlic. Sauté until garlic becomes aromatic. Add Tassel Ridge Iowa Lace and lemon juice. Reduce to about ¼ cup. Add cream. Reduce to half. While sauce is reducing, heat remaining oil in skillet. Sauté shrimp until cooked through. Set aside. Remove sauce from heat. Slowly add butter, one or two slices at a time, making sure that butter is melted before adding more. Add salt to taste. Toss shrimp, pasta, and sauce together. Top with parsley. Serves 4.

Recipe Notes

Wine Recommendation—Tassel Ridge Iowa Lace

Iowa Lace is an off-dry white with grapefruit and tropical fruit on the nose and palate. Made from La Crescent grapes grown in our Iowa vineyards, Iowa Lace pairs well with fish, shellfish, and chicken. Serve chilled.