Tassel Ridge Winery is located near Leighton, Iowa, between Pella and Oskaloosa on Highway 163. At the Winery, taste a wonderful variety of Tassel Ridge wines, ranging from dry to sweet. Shop in the Gift Shop for wines, wine-related items, local cheese, and chocolates.

While you’re visiting Tassel Ridge Winery, we invite you to also explore the area because there are many unique places to visit and stay at. On the website, we have a section called “Attractions” which lists by individual towns what these places are.

This week the focus is on Grinnell, Newton, Prairie City, Kellogg, and Lynnville.

In Grinnell, there are number of places to visit including the Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell Historical Museum, Louis Sullivan’s Jewel Box Bank, and the Spaulding Museum. Loralei’s Gift Shoppe is a unique place to shop. Places to stay include: the Carriage House Bed and Breakfast, The Guest House Bed and Breakfast, Hotel Grinnell, Marsh House Bed and Breakfast, and the Spaulding Bed and Breakfast.

Newton is home to the Iowa Speedway, the Jasper County Museum, and the Newton Arboretum and Botanical Gardens.

Prairie City
The Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge with the Prairie Learning and Visitor Center is one of the largest prairie reconstruction projects in the United States and is located near Prairie City.

Another place to visit is the Kellogg Historical Museum nestled on the side of a hill in the town of Kellogg.

See the process of making sorghum at the Maasdam Sorghum Mill and check out the Wagaman Historical Mill which is on the National Register of Historic Places. The Linden House Bed and Breakfast offers a lovely riverfront view.

Check the above links for more details about all of these places.