Stock Up & Save!
Dec
8
to Dec 16

Stock Up & Save!

The holidays are just around the corner, and our tasting room will soon be closing for the season. So swing in one last time to take advantage of our Stock Up & Save offer...great for gift giving or stocking your sleigh for the long winter ahead.

During Stock Up & Save, you'll receive an additional $10 off each case purchased (in addition to the regular $15)...that's $25 off each case!  So grab your friends and come celebrate the season with us...we can't wait to see you!

Also, the first 50 people to purchase a case will receive an exclusive River Bend tree ornament for free!

This is also the best time to become a Case Club member or to renew your current membership!  Membership lasts for one full year so you can take advantage of these benefits during all of 2019!

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Holiday Sip & Shop & Martini Madness
Dec
1
11:00 AM11:00

Holiday Sip & Shop & Martini Madness

It’s our annual Holiday Sip & Shop event with an exciting new twist…Holiday Martini Madness!

This year’s holiday celebration is fun filled and all new!  We have games with holiday themed prizes, a chance to win the “My Favorite Things” basket (valued at $150) and fun gifts and accessories for the wine lover on your holiday list.

Oh, and did we mention Holiday Martinis!?!  For this weekend only, we’ve concocted three fabulous vodka martinis that pair perfectly with the holidays.  We’ll have the Mocha Martini made with cold brew coffee and dark chocolate, the Mistletoe Martini made with orange juice and cranberry tea, and the Chocolate Candy Cane Martini made with chocolate milk and peppermint.

So stop by on Saturday, December 1st for a fun filled afternoon of holiday cheer and Martini Madness.  We can’t wait to see you!

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Hunting Widows Weekend
Nov
17
11:00 AM11:00

Hunting Widows Weekend

It’s Hunting Widows Weekend!

This year be sure to stop by River Bend for our Hunting Widows Weekend event.  You’ll have a chance to win our biggest giveaway yet…a basket valued at over $200 filled to the brim with goodies from us and our friends at Lotus Spa and Latitude 44 Yoga.  On top of that, you’ll also have a chance to win one of several River Bend gift certificates that can be used in our winery or distillery.  Speaking of the distillery, we’re also releasing our Holiday Bourbon, a special limited release label of our popular Bourbon Whiskey, designed just for the holidays.  With only 30 bottles available, you’ll need to act fast!

So grab your girlfriends and swing in on Saturday, November 17th.  You won’t want to miss this!

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Treasure Hunt
Nov
3
11:00 AM11:00

Treasure Hunt

It's our first ever adult Treasure Hunt here at River Bend!

Come out and try to solve a series of riddles, visual puzzles, and a little River Bend trivia! To play is completely free and everyone who completes the hunt earns a free glass of wine or cocktail!

Things to note:
- Part of the treasure hunt is outdoors, so please dress appropriately.
- While children may accompany adults, this is a 21+ event.
- This event does end at 2PM, so if you'd like to participate, be sure to be here before then.

Happy hunting!

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Cranberry Blush Release
Oct
27
11:00 AM11:00

Cranberry Blush Release

It's that time of year again!

Join us on Saturday,October 27th for our Cranberry Blush release party! A delightful blend of both tart and sweet, Cranberry Blush is a perfect complement to Thanksgiving dinner and all of the trimmings.

As always, Cranberry Blush is a very limited seasonal wine and will sell out quickly, so be sure to get yours before it's gone!

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Mulled Wine Event
Oct
20
11:00 AM11:00

Mulled Wine Event

Our mulled wine has returned with the cooler weather!

Mulled wine is the grapevine's version of the classic hot toddy. Made with red wine, apple cider and mulling spices, its warmth is sure to take the chill off of a crisp autumn day.

Be sure to stop in and try this seasonal favorite that we only make once a year!

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Drink Pink Release
Oct
6
11:00 AM11:00

Drink Pink Release

We're excited to release a brand new variant of our popular Drink Pink!

Drink Pink is a semi-sweet rosé wine and if you're a collector, you'll want this new Collector's Edition label!  Aside from being a tasty addition to our lineup, this special wine has another purpose.  River Bend will be donating a percentage of all sales of Drink Pink to a local cancer organization.

Come and try this wine and battle breast cancer at the same time!

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Marigold Cafe & Grape Harvest
Sep
29
11:00 AM11:00

Marigold Cafe & Grape Harvest

We're happy to have Marigold Cafe return to River Bend!

Marigold Cafe is a local food truck that specializes in Italian fare.  They offer delicious grilled paninis and decadent gelato.  Whether you're looking for a unique lunch or an early dinner, you'll definitely want to check them out!

And of course, all of their choices pair great with your favorite River Bend wine or cocktail!

In addition to Marigold being here, we're also harvesting our grapes this day!  If you would like to help, give us a call at 715-720-9463.  Volunteers receive breakfast, lunch, and a free glass of wine (21+)!

Marigold Cafe will be here from 11:00AM - 4:30PM or while supplies last.  The patio is very popular so seating may be limited.  It is always recommended to bring your own seating such as lawn chairs, blankets, etc.  In the event of inclement weather, please refer to our Facebook page (here) for cancellations.

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Marigold Cafe & Grape Harvest
Sep
22
11:00 AM11:00

Marigold Cafe & Grape Harvest

We're happy to have Marigold Cafe return to River Bend!

Marigold Cafe is a local food truck that specializes in Italian fare.  They offer delicious grilled paninis and decadent gelato.  Whether you're looking for a unique lunch or an early dinner, you'll definitely want to check them out!

And of course, all of their choices pair great with your favorite River Bend wine or cocktail!

In addition to Marigold being here, we're also harvesting our grapes this day!  If you would like to help, give us a call at 715-720-9463.  Volunteers receive breakfast, lunch, and a free glass of wine (21+)!

Marigold Cafe will be here from 11:00AM - 4:30PM or while supplies last.  The patio is very popular so seating may be limited.  It is always recommended to bring your own seating such as lawn chairs, blankets, etc.  In the event of inclement weather, please refer to our Facebook page (here) for cancellations.

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Pinot Noir Release
Sep
15
11:00 AM11:00

Pinot Noir Release

We're excited to release a another brand new wine this year - Pinot Noir!

More delicate than bold, our Pinot Noir is a fruit forward dry red wine with notes of dark cherry, black raspberry and a hint of oak.

Pinot Noir will be available for tasting, so be sure to stop in and try it!

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Marigold Cafe & Seasonal Sunset Release
Sep
8
11:00 AM11:00

Marigold Cafe & Seasonal Sunset Release

We're happy to have Marigold Cafe return to River Bend!

Marigold Cafe is a local food truck that specializes in Italian fare.  They offer delicious grilled paninis and decadent gelato.  Whether you're looking for a unique lunch or an early dinner, you'll definitely want to check them out!

On top of that, we'll also be releasing a special edition of our Sunset as we make the transition from Summer to Fall.  This seasonal label is very limited, so be sure to swing in soon to get it!

Marigold Cafe will be here from 11:00AM - 4:30PM or while supplies last.  The patio is very popular so seating may be limited.  It is always recommended to bring your own seating such as lawn chairs, blankets, etc.  In the event of inclement weather, please refer to our Facebook page (here) for cancellations.

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Brian Bethke
Sep
2
1:30 PM13:30

Brian Bethke

Brian Bethke will be returning to River Bend once again to finish out our concert series!

Brian Bethke is a local favorite known for his silky-smooth voice and lasting impact
on the hearts of his fans and listeners.  Come enjoy a Sunday afternoon with some tunes in the vineyard with Brian and your favorite River Bend wines!

Brian will be playing from 1:30pm - 4:00pm.  If the weather is not cooperating, please check our Facebook page for any cancellations by clicking here.  For music events, seating is very limited so it is highly recommended to bring your own seating such as lawn chairs, blankets, etc.

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Wines for Canines Charity Event
Aug
26
1:00 PM13:00

Wines for Canines Charity Event

Come support a local charity called Bob's House for Dogs and enjoy a beautiful afternoon at a local winery! Ticket admission includes 2 drinks, food, and an entry to win an authentic River Bend Wine Barrel! And of course, some of the dogs you'll be supporting will be there! 100% of the proceeds are donated to Bob's House for Dogs.

As with all of our events, it is recommended to bring your own seating to guarantee yourself a place to sit.

Tickets can be bought here: https://squareup.com/store/river-bend-winery-distillery

At Bob’s House for Dogs, their main goal is to make senior dogs more adoptable. Under the supervision of their expert staff, they provide foster care to senior and special-needs dogs in a kennel-free, home-like environment, as well as providing end-of-life care to dogs with terminal illness or advanced age, making them comfortable as they pass on. It's a great nonprofit that we're proud to support!

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Marigold Cafe
Aug
25
11:00 AM11:00

Marigold Cafe

We're happy to have Marigold Cafe return to River Bend!

Marigold Cafe is a local food truck that specializes in Italian fare.  They offer delicious grilled paninis and decadent gelato.  Whether you're looking for a unique lunch or an early dinner, you'll definitely want to check them out!

And of course, all of their choices pair great with your favorite River Bend wine or cocktail!

Marigold Cafe will be here from 11:00AM - 4:30PM or while supplies last.  The patio is very popular so seating may be limited.  It is always recommended to bring your own seating such as lawn chairs, blankets, etc.  In the event of inclement weather, please refer to our Facebook page (here) for cancellations.

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Sangria Saturday & Firewoods Pizza
Aug
18
11:00 AM11:00

Sangria Saturday & Firewoods Pizza

It's that time of year when we bring back our house-made Sangria for one day only!  On top of that, Firewoods Pizza will also be here making fresh pizzas to go along with your sangria!

Stop out for a glass of house-made sangria featuring some of your favorite River Bend wines and some Firewoods Pizza!  If you didn't try it last year you definitely don't want to miss it this year!

Both sangria and pizza will be available from 11:00 am - 4:30 pm or while supplies last.

*Sangria is not eligible for buy-one-get-one-free benefits with Case Club.

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Olive Sings
Aug
12
1:30 PM13:30

Olive Sings

Introducing Olive Sings for the first time at River Bend!

Olive Sings is an acoustic duo made up of the sweet, brilliant vocal styling of Kayla Zoltak and the down home, old time sounds of Seth Gamble.  To hear some samples of Olive Sings, please click here.

Olive Sings will be playing from 1:30pm - 4:00pm.  If the weather is not cooperating, please check our Facebook page for any cancellations by clicking here.  For music events, seating is very limited so it is highly recommended to bring your own seating such as lawn chairs, blankets, etc.

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Sparkling Wine Release & Marigold Cafe
Aug
4
11:00 AM11:00

Sparkling Wine Release & Marigold Cafe

We're very excited to be releasing a brand new sparkling wine!  This edition is very special as it's been aging for 7 years, and has earned the title "Extended Tirage."  Be sure to come out and try this brilliant semi-dry sparkling wine made in the traditional French method!

As if that wasn't enough, Marigold Cafe will also be here making fresh panini sandwiches and serving gelato!  You won't want to miss this!

Marigold Cafe will be here from 11:00AM - 4:30PM or while supplies last.  The patio is very popular so seating may be limited.  It is always recommended to bring your own seating such as lawn chairs, blankets, etc.  In the event of inclement weather, please refer to our Facebook page (here) for cancellations.

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Jenna Rae
Jul
29
1:30 PM13:30

Jenna Rae

Introducing Jenna Rae & guitarist Tim Schroeder for the first time to River Bend!

Jenna Rae is a Holmen native who is going to school at UWEC.  She has been singing for years and is happy to bring her talents to the vineyard.  She will be accompanied by guitarist Tim Schroeder.

If the weather is not cooperating, please check our Facebook page for any cancellations by clicking here.

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Firewoods Pizza
Jul
21
11:00 AM11:00

Firewoods Pizza

Firewoods is back at River Bend!

Stop out to enjoy some delicious wood-fired pizza made fresh right in front of you! Firewoods pizzas pair perfectly with a glass of your favorite River Bend wine!

Firewoods will be here from 11:00AM - 4:30PM or while supplies last.  The patio is very popular so seating may be limited.  It is always recommended to bring your own seating such as lawn chairs, blankets, etc.

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Marigold Cafe
Jul
14
11:00 AM11:00

Marigold Cafe

We're happy to have Marigold Cafe return to River Bend!

Marigold Cafe is a local food truck that specializes in Italian fare.  They offer delicious grilled paninis and decadent gelato.  Whether you're looking for a unique lunch or an early dinner, you'll definitely want to check them out!

And of course, all of their choices pair great with your favorite River Bend wine or cocktail!

Marigold Cafe will be here from 11:00AM - 4:30PM or while supplies last.  The patio is very popular so seating may be limited.  It is always recommended to bring your own seating such as lawn chairs, blankets, etc.  In the event of inclement weather, please refer to our Facebook page (here) for cancellations.

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Micah Ryan
Jul
8
1:30 PM13:30

Micah Ryan

Introducing a new artist at River Bend!

Come enjoy a Sunday afternoon with some tunes in the vineyard with Micah Ryan and your favorite River Bend wines!  To hear some samples of Micah, please click here.

Micah will be playing from 1:30pm - 4:00pm.  If the weather is not cooperating, please check our Facebook page for any cancellations by clicking here.  For music events, seating is very limited so it is highly recommended to bring your own seating such as lawn chairs, blankets, etc.

Come and enjoy the wine, weather, and music!

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Marigold Cafe
Jul
7
11:00 AM11:00

Marigold Cafe

We're happy to have Marigold Cafe return to River Bend!

Marigold Cafe is a local food truck that specializes in Italian fare.  They offer delicious grilled paninis and decadent gelato.  Whether you're looking for a unique lunch or an early dinner, you'll definitely want to check them out!

And of course, all of their choices pair great with your favorite River Bend wine or cocktail!

Marigold Cafe will be here from 11:00AM - 4:30PM or while supplies last.  The patio is very popular so seating may be limited.  It is always recommended to bring your own seating such as lawn chairs, blankets, etc.  In the event of inclement weather, please refer to our Facebook page (here) for cancellations.

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Firewoods Pizza
Jun
30
11:00 AM11:00

Firewoods Pizza

We are very excited to welcome back Firewoods Pizza for the 2018 season!

Stop out to enjoy some delicious wood-fired pizza made fresh right in front of you!  Firewoods pizzas pair perfectly with a glass of locally produced wine!

Firewoods will be here from 11:00AM - 4:30PM or while supplies last.  The patio is very popular so seating may be limited.  It is always recommended to bring your own seating such as lawn chairs, blankets, etc.

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Summer White Release
Jun
23
11:00 AM11:00

Summer White Release

Our highly coveted wine Summer White is back!  Help us celebrate the official start of summer by stopping in to try this seasonal favorite!

As always, Summer White is a limited release wine.  Just like summer, it's gone too soon, so if you'd like to enjoy some you need to stop in right away!

Summer White will be available from June 23rd until it sells out and is only available in our tasting room.

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Marigold Cafe
Jun
16
11:00 AM11:00

Marigold Cafe

We're happy to have Marigold Cafe return to River Bend!

Marigold Cafe is a local food truck that specializes in Italian fare.  They offer delicious grilled paninis and decadent gelato.  Whether you're looking for a unique lunch or an early dinner, you'll definitely want to check them out!

And of course, all of their choices pair great with your favorite River Bend wine or cocktail!

Marigold Cafe will be here from 11:00AM - 4:30PM or while supplies last.  The patio is very popular so seating may be limited.  It is always recommended to bring your own seating such as lawn chairs, blankets, etc.  In the event of inclement weather, please refer to our Facebook page (here) for cancellations.

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New Reserve Wine Release
Jun
9
11:00 AM11:00

New Reserve Wine Release

We have a new Reserve Wine!

Introducing the 2017 Bourbon Barrel Shiraz!  River Bend Reserve wines are carefully chosen from individual lots and barrels that exhibit distinctive character and premium quality.  Aged in a bourbon barrel, our Reserve Shiraz is layered and complex, with notes of brown sugar, vanilla and mocha framed by soft tannins and a hint of oak on the finish.

We're very excited to release this wine!  It's very limited so don't miss your chance to try it!

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Sue Orfield Band
Jun
3
1:30 PM13:30

Sue Orfield Band

The Sue Orfield Band will be returning to River Bend once again to perform!

Come enjoy a Sunday afternoon with some tunes in the vineyard with the very popular Sue Orfield Band and your favorite River Bend wines!  To hear some samples of the band, please click here.

The Sue Orfield Band will be playing from 1:30pm - 4:00pm.  If the weather is not cooperating, please check our Facebook page for any cancellations by clicking here.

For music events, seating is very limited so it is highly recommended to bring your own seating such as lawn chairs, blankets, etc.

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Marigold Cafe
May
26
11:00 AM11:00

Marigold Cafe

We're happy to have Marigold Cafe return to River Bend!

Marigold Cafe is a local food truck that specializes in Italian fare.  They offer delicious grilled paninis and decadent gelato.  Whether you're looking for a unique lunch or an early dinner, you'll definitely want to check them out!

And of course, all of their choices pair great with your favorite River Bend wine or cocktail!

Marigold Cafe will be here from 11:00AM - 4:30PM or while supplies last.  The patio is very popular so seating may be limited.  It is always recommended to bring your own seating such as lawn chairs, blankets, etc.  In the event of inclement weather, please refer to our Facebook page (here) for cancellations.

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River Bend Rose Release
May
19
11:00 AM11:00

River Bend Rose Release

We're excited to be releasing a brand-new wine!  Introducing our River Bend Rose’!

River Bend Rose’ is a semi-dry rose’ wine that is light and refreshing with notes of fresh strawberry and tart cherry.  It’s the perfect wine for spring and summer sipping on the patio or pontoon.

With only 50 cases produced, be sure to get yours before it's gone!

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Mother's Day Event
May
12
to May 13

Mother's Day Event

It's Mother's Day weekend!

We're celebrating by giving away a spa basket valued at over $175.  This pamper package includes a $100 gift certificate to Lotus Spa in Eau Claire in addition to wine and spa accessories and goodies.  We will accept basket entries both Saturday and Sunday, so be sure to stop in and enter to win the basket for mom…you know she deserves it!

We'll also have an in-house special all weekend!  Buy two glasses of wine and two chocolate truffles for just $12.  If you are a Case Club member, you get the same deal for only $8. This offer will be good both Saturday and Sunday while supplies last.

You won't want to miss it!

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Spring Open House
May
5
11:00 AM11:00

Spring Open House

It's our Spring Open House!

We love to start each new season with a celebration!  We'll have several vendors here showing off their wares as well as some great new merchandise and wine accessories.  It's a great time to shop while enjoying your favorite glass of wine! 

Vendors include:
Lisa Husom, featuring Chloe & Isabel jewelry.
Sharon Christensen Fine Art featuring her "Watercolors from Wisconsin" prints and cards.

You won't want to miss our Spring Open House!

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