Stock Up & Save!
Dec
9
to Dec 17

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 2018!

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Holiday Open House
Dec
2
11:00 AM11:00

Holiday Open House

It's time for our annual Holiday Open House - but it's all new this year!

Since it's the season of giving we're making this years Holiday Open House a donation-based event.  We will be having hourly raffles for lots of River Bend goodies, and 100% of the contributions will go towards Bob's House for Dogs in Eau Claire, WI.

We will have hourly raffles at 2:00, 3:00, and 4:00 pm for exclusive River Bend merchandise.  Entry tickets are $1 a piece* and for every 10 tickets you purchase, you will receive a permanent entry into our grand prize drawings at the end of the day!  Top prize is a $100 gift certificate for River Bend! 

Again, 100% of ticket sales will be going to charity so come out and show your support and try to win some prizes!

*Cash is strongly preferred for purchase of tickets.

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Hunting Widows Weekend
Nov
18
11:00 AM11:00

Hunting Widows Weekend

It's our annual Hunting Widows Weekend event!

Come and pamper yourself with your favorite River Bend wines and various vendors!  Available vendors include:

Arbonne - Responsibly sourced skincare and health products.
Lipsense - Premium lipstick and beauty products.
Swiss Family Smokehouse - Local cheese and meat samples.

Also, Saturday only, EVERYONE can enjoy buy-one-get-one free wine by the glass!

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Trivia Night
Nov
17
7:00 PM19:00

Trivia Night

Introducing the first ever trivia night at River Bend!

How well do you think you know River Bend? Come find out as we cover some fun trivia about River Bend along with some basic wine knowledge. A few things to know:

- Admission is FREE!
- Prizes will be available for the top teams.
- The distillery will also be open if you'd prefer a cocktail.

Trivia will begin at 7 but the doors will open at 6:30 if you'd like to come early to grab a table and a drink. Grab your friends to have a good time and learn some fun facts!

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Magenta Release
Nov
11
11:00 AM11:00

Magenta Release

Magenta is back!

One of our most popular wines will be returning Saturday, November 11th! This top-selling rosé has been sold out for a good part of the season so we're very happy to have it back in the tasting room.

If you've been missing Magenta, be sure to stop in!

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Cranberry Blush Release
Nov
4
11:00 AM11:00

Cranberry Blush Release

It's that time of year again!

Join us on Saturday, November 4th 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
21
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
7
11:00 AM11:00

Drink Pink Release

We're excited to release a brand new wine!  Introducing Drink Pink!

Drink Pink is a semi-sweet rosé wine and is the first of our Collector's Edition bottles.  Aside from being a tasty addition to our lineup, this special wine has another purpose.  River Bend will be donating 15% of all sales of Drink Pink to a local cancer organization.

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

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Marigold Cafe - Last Chance!
Sep
30
11:00 AM11:00

Marigold Cafe - Last Chance!

Marigold Cafe is back for the last time this season!

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
Sep
23
11:00 AM11:00

Firewoods Pizza

Firewoods is back to make their amazing pizzas for everyone!

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 or cocktail!

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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Firewoods Pizza
Sep
16
11:00 AM11:00

Firewoods Pizza

Firewoods is back to make their amazing pizzas for everyone!

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 or cocktail!

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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Preston Gunderson
Sep
10
1:30 PM13:30

Preston Gunderson

Preston Gunderson will be returning to River Bend once again to perform!

Preston Gunderson is a singer/songwriter based out of Minneapolis, MN. With his powerful voice and catchy melodies, Preston's songs have been bringing in listeners of all ages and capturing major attention. 

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

Preston 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
Sep
2
11:00 AM11:00

Marigold Cafe

Marigold Cafe is back!  

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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Night Cap Release
Aug
26
11:00 AM11:00

Night Cap Release

Night Cap is returning on August 26th!

Night Cap is a sweet red dessert wine that has become very popular since it's release and we're happy to be bringing it back to the tasting room!  To celebrate its return, we'll be giving complimentary dark chocolates to everyone who tries Night Cap at the tasting bar!

Don't miss the chance to try this decadent favorite!

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Sangria Saturday & Firewoods Pizza
Aug
19
11:00 AM11:00

Sangria Saturday & Firewoods Pizza

Due to popularity, we will be bringing 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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Marigold Cafe
Aug
12
11:00 AM11:00

Marigold Cafe

Marigold Cafe is back!  

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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Scott Wilcox
Aug
6
1:30 PM13:30

Scott Wilcox

Scott Wilcox will be returning to River Bend to perform!

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

Scott 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
Jul
29
11:00 AM11:00

Marigold Cafe

Marigold Cafe is back!  

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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Sue Orfield Band
Jul
23
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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Firewoods Pizza
Jul
15
11:00 AM11:00

Firewoods Pizza

Firewoods is back to make their amazing pizzas for everyone!

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 or cocktail!

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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Eggplant Heroes
Jul
9
1:30 PM13:30

Eggplant Heroes

Introducing the Eggplant Heroes!

The Eggplant Heroes are a local band that were voted one of the best folk performers in the 2016 Volume One Reader's Poll and we're happy to welcome them to River Bend!

Eggplant Heroes is an Americana collaboration among Duffy Duyfhuizen, Max Garland, Joel Pace, Olaf Lind, Caleb Horne, Dan Zerr, and Lucas Fischer. Mixing original tunes with songs by others that they like to play, EPH tries to bring a rich and eclectic musical experience.You can hear some of their music here.

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

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Marigold Cafe
Jul
1
11:00 AM11:00

Marigold Cafe

Marigold Cafe is back!  

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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Yoga with the Winemaker
Jun
26
5:00 PM17:00

Yoga with the Winemaker

Did you know River Bend’s owner and winemaker Donna is also a yoga instructor? 

Join our winemaker Donna on June 26th for our first Yoga in the Vineyard event.  This event includes a one-hour yoga class followed by a private wine tasting and social hour.  Class is limited to 20 participants and details are below.  To sign up, click on this event.

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Firewoods Pizza
Jun
24
11:00 AM11:00

Firewoods Pizza

Firewoods is back to make their amazing pizzas for everyone!

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 or cocktail!

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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Private Tours
Jun
24
11:00 AM11:00

Private Tours

Join us on a private tour of our facilities!

Our friendly guide will show you all about how we make local wine and spirits and answer any questions you have. Afterward, enjoy a free glass of wine or cocktail on our patio!  The tour lasts approximately 45 minutes, and you must be 21 or older to participate.

Please click on this event for more details.

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Summer White Release
Jun
17
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 17th until it sells out and is only available in our tasting room.

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Brian Bethke & Marigold Cafe
Jun
11
1:30 PM13:30

Brian Bethke & Marigold Cafe

Brian Bethke will be returning to River Bend once again to perform!

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

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.

Also, Marigold Cafe will be here from 11:00 am - 4:30 pm serving their amazing paninis and gelato.  If you're looking for lunch and live music at a beautiful location, you can't miss this!

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Summer Red Release
Jun
3
11:00 AM11:00

Summer Red Release

It's the release of a seasonal favorite, Summer Red!

Summer Red is a seasonal dry red with a hint of sweetness that makes it play nice with lots of grilled food!  If you've never tried it before be sure to stop out and try it to kick start your summer!

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Marigold Cafe
May
27
11:00 AM11:00

Marigold Cafe

We're happy to debut a new food truck here at River Bend!

Introducing Marigold Cafe!  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
May
20
11:00 AM11:00

Firewoods Pizza

We are very excited to welcome back Firewoods Pizza for the 2017 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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