This dry white wine shows pronounced fruit aromas and flavor character and a fairly high acidity. This is a crisp, clean, very drinkable medium-bodied wine that captures the varietal flavors of the Seyval Blanc grapes. Although dry, the fruit character of Moonlight white suggests it has some residual sweetness. If you enjoy premium Pinot Gris, you will love Moonlight White. Moonlight is Tabor Home Winery’s top selling dry white wine of the four dry whites we have made. Food Pairing: Roast pork with herb rubs, cream of asparagus soup with bacon.
Saint Croix is a winter-hardy, productive, and very deep-colored variety in our vineyards. Our Saint Croix is a luscious, dry red wine with wonderful complexity rarely found in cold-climate red wines. Saint Croix can become Iowa's premier red wine grape.
This dry red wine, produced entirely from our vineyards, is lighter bodied than Barn Dance Red. JackSon captures the varietal fruit character of Foch grapes and is a wine that is ready to drink now. If you enjoy Pinot Noir, you will love JackSon Red.
Food Pairing: Grilled salmon, prime rib with mushrooms, veal parmesan, olive paté, lamb
This red wine is soft, has a hint of sweetness and is a very drinkable medium bodied red wine produced from our vineyards. If you enjoy soft, rounded Merlots, you will love Barn Dance Red. Barn Dance Red has been Tabor Home Winery’s best selling wine by far for 11 years. Part of the popularity is that Barn Dance Red is an introductory red wine for white wine drinkers. Also Barn Dance is a great pairing with barbequed chicken or ribs.
This semi-dry white wine is distinguished by its big aroma and clean flavors. The sweetness level is very attractive to many non-dry wine drinkers. If you enjoy semi-dry Riesling wines, you will love First Bloom.
Food Pairing: Mild white cheeses and fruit, picnics
As you take time to savor this sweet La Crosse wine bright fruit flavors continue to develop while you taste this wine. A Real Sweetie is made from La Crosse grapes – a winter hardy and very productive variety in our vineyards. If you like Moscato wines you will love A Real Sweetie. The label is original artwork by our niece, Andrea Peterson. A Real Sweetie is dessert by itself or pairs well with cream pies.
This crisp, fruitful wine captures the aromas and flavors of the popular American Catawba grape. Catawba Rosé has the same sweetness level as white Zinfandels but has much more flavor. If you enjoy White Zinfandels, Catawba Rosé will win you over.
Food Pairing: Picnics, spicy dishes such as chicken with curry
Electric Raspberry is a bold red raspberry wine made from whole berries. The aromas and flavors are intense and fresh. –no wimpy wine here. Electric Raspberry is a semi sweet wine and is well balanced by the tartness of the red raspberries. This is a 100% red raspberry wine which tastes like freshly picked berries.
Food Pairing: Roasted turkey, pork, or ham, quiche, cheese blintzes, banana cream pie, and any chocolate dessert or truffle.
The Concentrated flavors and fruit acids are well balanced by Heritage Red's sweetness. The color, luscious aroma and full flavor are the result of natural loss of water from the grapes. This is a vey unique wine that is a great choice for after dinner. If you enjoy ice wines, you will love Heritage Red -and it's price.
Food Pairing: Spice nut cakes, pumpkin or apple pie, gingerbread, dried fruit and cheese cake. Use heritage Red to create a salad dressing with tarragon vinegar and fresh onions.
This is a full-bodied, intensely blackberry dessert wine. The berry aromas and color match the rich flavor of this wine. Wild Blackberry is a 100% blackberry wine, made from whole fruit and naturally fermented to 16% alcohol. Sitting down with a dark chocolate dessert and a glass of our Wild Blackberry wine will bring a smile to your face. We dip our Wild Blackberry wine bottles (first covered with cellophane) in dark chocolate for a very unique in gift. There is nothing like eating dark chocolate and sipping Wild Blackberry wine.
Food Pairing: Black Forest cake, chocolate mousse, cheesecake, black walnut cake.
Made from 100% cherries, the deep cherry red color is consistent with the full-bodied flavor of this wine. The richness and full cherry pie aroma make Cheery Cherry a perfect wine to savor with many desserts or after dinner as a dessert itself.
Food Pairing: Rich chocolate desserts and cheesecake
Cranberry Whistle is our best-selling dessert-style wine. Cranberry Whistle has a balance of cranberry tartness and sweetness and is lighter in body than most dessert wines. Cranberry Whistle pairs well with cheesecake and it has become a tradition at many family Thanksgiving dinners.
Toast of Iowa is a LaCrosse carbonated wine. Toast is a slightly sweet LaCrosse wine from our vineyards carbonated to create a delightfully bright wine with delicate fruit flavors. We crafted Toast of Iowa for celebrating!
Applause is a sparkling wine made from Catawba grapes from ours and other vineyards and Iowa Jonathan apples.
Cider drinkers prefer Applause because it is much more flavorful and is crisper than apple ciders. Moscato d’asti drinkers love Applause because it is such a delicious, unique, light-bodied sparkling wine. Entertaining, Celebrations or on the porch, you will be applauding your choice of this unique, delightful wine.
The name Applause highlights the fact that the wine contains apples.
Food pairing: Try Brianna with light flavored blue cheeses.