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Saturday & Sunday, February 18 & 19
Wine & Chocolate Pairing
10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.—Saturday
12:00–6:00 p.m.—Sunday
 
Celebrate Valentine’s Weekend with a Wine & Chocolate Pairing at Tassel Ridge Winery. Tassel Ridge Winery has paired four Tassel Ridge wines with four different chocolates from Chocolaterie Stam. Taste all four and find your favorite(s)!
 
$10 per person, plus tax—Harvest Club Member & 1 Guest: $5 per person, plus tax.
Bistro Lunch
11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.—MondayFriday (and select Saturdays)
12:00
3:00 p.m.—Select Sundays
 
Tassel Ridge Winery is now serving lunch Monday through Friday (11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) and on Saturdays (11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) and Sundays (12:00 to 3:00 p.m.) when we don’t have other events during the day like All-Day Pizza or Small Plates. (read more)
Thursday, February 16 (National Almond Day)
Thursday Night Wine & Small Plates at Tassel Ridge
5:30–7:30 p.m.—Small Plates served until 7:00 p.m. 
Enjoy a glass of Tassel Ridge wine with your favorites from the evening’s Small Plates Menu: Chef Frank’s Salsa and Chips ($5); Chicken or Cheese Quesadilla served with Salsa, (read more)
 
Friday, February 17
Wine & Burger Night
5:30–7:30 p.m.—Burgers served until 7:00 p.m.
Reservations Required by 3:00 p.m. on February 16                              
Tonight’s burger is a Steakhouse Burger made with Horseradish, Parmesan Cheese, and Garlic topped with Swiss Cheese, Onions, Lettuce, and Tomato and served on a Toasted Bun (read more)
 
Saturday & Sunday, February 18 & 19
Wine & Chocolate Pairing
10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.—Saturday
12:00–6:00 p.m.—Sunday 
Celebrate Valentine’s Weekend with a Wine & Chocolate Pairing at Tassel Ridge Winery. Tassel Ridge Winery has paired four Tassel Ridge wines with four different chocolates (read more)
 
Saturday, February 18 (National Drink Wine Day)
Wine & Wood Fired Oven Pizza Day
11:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.—Pizza served until 7:00 p.m.
It’s National Drink Wine Day! Come to Tassel Ridge Winery and enjoy a glass of your favorite Tassel Ridge Wine ($6-$9) with an 11-inch individual Wood Fired Oven Pizza (read more)

Thursday, February 23
Thursday Night Wine & Small Plates at Tassel Ridge
5:30–7:30 p.m.—Small Plates served until 7:00 p.m. 
Enjoy a glass of Tassel Ridge wine with your favorites from the evening’s Small Plates Menu: Buffalo Chicken Sliders with Monterey Jack Cheese, Lettuce, and Buffalo Wing Sauce (read more)
 
Friday, February 24
Special à la Carte Wine & Wood Fired Oven Pizza Night at Tassel Ridge
5:30–8:00 p.m.—Pizza served until 7:00 p.m. 
Enjoy an 11-inch individual Wood Fired Oven Pizza for $12. Choose a Margherita Pizza, made with Tomato Sauce, Fresh Mozzarella, and Fresh Basil; a Pepperoni, Black Olive, (read more)
 
Saturday & Sunday, February 25 & 26
Wine & Chocolate Pairing
10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.—Saturday
12:00–6:00 p.m.—Sunday 
Celebrate Valentine’s Weekend with a Wine & Chocolate Pairing at Tassel Ridge Winery. Tassel Ridge Winery has paired four Tassel Ridge wines with four different chocolates (read more) 
 
Saturday, February 25 (National Chocolate Covered Nuts Day)
Saturday Wine & Small Plates at Tassel Ridge
11:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.—Small Plates served until 7:00 p.m. 
Enjoy a glass of Tassel Ridge Wine with your favorites from today’s Small Plates Menu: Chef Frank’s Salsa and Chips ($5); Chili and Corn Bread ($7); Cuban Sandwich with (read more) 
 
Sunday, February 26 (National Chili Day)
Sunday Brunch Wine & Small Plates at Tassel Ridge
12:00–3:00 p.m.—Small Plates served until 2:30 p.m. 
Enjoy a glass of Tassel Ridge wine with your favorites from today’s Small Plates Menu: Breakfast Tacos ($7); French Toast with Fresh Fruit and Syrup ($7); in honor of National Chili Day, (read more)

Recipe of the Week

Tassel Ridge® Individual Flourless Chocolate Cakes with Tassel Ridge Finalé Raspberry Ganache

Cake Ingredients:
8 oz semi-sweet chocolate, finely chopped
1 stick butter, cubed
1½ tsp vanilla extract (read more)
 

Gift Shop Idea of the Week

Enjoy Chocolate Granfinalé with Hot Chocolate

The chill is in the air, which means it’s time for some nice hot chocolate and marshmallows from Stonewall Kitchen. For added flavor, add a little (read more) 

 
 

Featured Wine

Iowa Prairie Snow® is an Outstanding Wine

Iowa Prairie Snow from Tassel Ridge Winery is an iced, white wine made entirely from grapes grown in Iowa. It is sweet, very aromatic, and (read more)

 

Last Call

Pizzeria & Pasta Too!® About to Run Out

Pizzeria & Pasta Too!—There are approximately 40 bottles left in the Tasting Room at Tassel Ridge Winery. Pizzeria & Pasta Too! will be replaced by a red blend sometime in 2018.

 
Cellar is Focused on Bottling in the Winter

We bottled 2016 Iowa White Blossom on February 1. The 2016 vintage is very fruit forward and it filled the cellar with tropical and citrus fruit aromas. (read more)
 
Vineyard Team is Assembling to Start Pruning on February 27

Adam, our Vineyard Manager, is getting the final maintenance tasks taken care of.  He is also pruning the new (read more)
 

Wine Ambassadors


Tassel Ridge Winery is looking for Wine Ambassadors to conduct two to three tastings per week at our retailers. (read more)
 

Our Hours:

In February 2017, we are open seven days a week. Come to the Winery for Winery tours, tasting, and wine and gift shop sales.

Monday–Friday 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Sunday 12:00–6:00 p.m.

Bring your out-of-town friends and relatives to Tassel Ridge Winery and help them experience wines made in Iowa. We are happy to provide Winery tours upon request.

Tassel Ridge WineryOur Location:

Tassel Ridge Winery is easy to find. It is just south of State Highway 163 on 220th Street in rural Leighton. From Ottumwa and Oskaloosa, drive northwest on 163 to 220th Street and turn left toward Leighton. From Des Moines and Pella, drive southeast on Highway 163 and turn right at 220th Street. Drive west on 220th about 0.7 miles from the Highway and right into the Tassel Ridge Winery parking lot. View maps
 
—Bob Wersen, President
 

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