Tassel Ridge Merry Christmas Drink


  • 12 frozen cherries
  • 12 dashes ground clove
  • 12 dashes ground cinnamon
  • 12 dashes ground nutmeg
  • 4 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 oz cranberry juice
  • 2 oz orange juice
  • 10 oz Tassel Ridge Iowa In the Dark


  1. Combine cherries, cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, sugar, cranberry juice, and orange juice in bowl. Microwave 1 minute. Remove and muddle cherries. Add Tassel Ridge Iowa In The Dark. Microwave for about 1½ minutes, do not let mixture bubble. Pour into mugs. Serves 2.

Recipe Notes

Iowa In the Dark is a light, dry, red wine with strawberry notes and toasty oak on the nose followed by hints of caramel on the finish. This wine is a blend of Marquette, St. Croix, and Frontenac grapes grown in our Mahaska County vineyards.