A daycatioin destination in the rolling hills of Leighton, Iowa, beautiful Tassel Ridge Winery is surrounded by vineyards. Visitors may enjoy complimentary sampling of an array of wines from healthy dry reds, dry whites, semi-sweet and sweet dessert wines. A gift shop filled with many different items and clothing tempts with value, luxury, and bargains. Providing guests with a memorable wine experience that will also increase their knowledge and enjoyment of Iowa's many great tasting wines is done with a friendly knowledgeable staff providing excellent service. Tours are available, open daily until 6:00pm.
Tassel Ridge Winery is a local team with focus on producing local wines. In Mahaska County, Iowa, on 56 acres, vineyards grow 13 different varieties of grapes. All wines are made and bottled at the Winery except for the three fun fizzy "Oskyfizzante", which are bottled after carbonating at Sutliff Cider. Take a Grapemobile tour of the vineyard for an outdoor garden experience that can't be beat. Questions are encouraged and answered with thorough explanations. Enjoy the outdoor patio, listen to music, have a picnic of bread and cheeses available at the Winery. Cheeses are locally made, from Maytag Blue Cheese, Frisian Farms Gouda, to Milton Creamery, home of Prairie Delight Cheeses. Wines by the glass and summer fun drinks available include a Wine-A-Rita, a Cosmo-Rita, or a Peach Bellini.
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Travel companions will find plenty to see and do in the surrounding area, whether making a day trip or weekend visit. Stay at a beautiful B&B, or a larger venue such as Honey Creek Resort State Park on Lake Rathbun. Contact the winery for more on area attractions.