Tassel Ridge Ultimate Nachos and Iowa St. Croix Rosé…a Perfect Combination for Entertaining

Tassel Ridge Iowa St. Croix Rosé, a dry rosé, is a perfect pairing for these Tassel Ridge Ultimate Nachos. Or if you prefer a sweeter rosé, try Steuben. Serve them as an appetizer or a light meal.

Tassel Ridge Ultimate Nachos


  • 1 lb ground turkey or ground beef
  • ½ onion, diced
  • 2–3 Tbsp taco seasoning
  • ½ cup salsa
  • cup lime juice
  • 1 15-oz can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • ½ cup minced fresh cilantro
  • tortilla chips, crushed if desired


  • shredded Cheddar cheese
  • shredded lettuce
  • chopped tomatoes
  • chopped avocados
  • chopped white or green onions
  • sliced black olives
  • sour cream
  • salsa and/or taco sauce


  1. Brown meat and onion in skillet over medium-heat high. Combine taco seasoning and salsa. Mix into meat. Add lime juice. Simmer until thickened. Stir in beans. Top with fresh cilantro. Spread chips on plate. Top with meat mixture, shredded cheese, and your choice of garnishes. Serves 6–8 as an appetizer.

Recipe Notes

Wine Recommendation—Tassel Ridge Iowa St. Croix Rosé or Steuben

Iowa St. Croix Rosé is a dry rosé with strawberry, raspberry, peach, and nectarine notes and a slightly drying finish. Made entirely from St. Croix grapes grown in our Mahaska County, Iowa, vineyards, Iowa St. Croix Rosé pairs well with Asian stir-fry, Mexican dishes, and other spicy foods Serve slightly chilled.

American Steuben is a semi-sweet, light, fruity, easy-drinking style rosé with cherry and apple notes and just a hint of cinnamon on the nose and cherry and apple flavors on the palate with a slightly spicy, tangy finish. Made entirely from Steuben grapes, Steuben is perfect as an aperitif or try it with spicy dishes like Mexican or Asian stir-fry. Serve chilled.