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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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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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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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
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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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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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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Marigold Cafe
Aug
4
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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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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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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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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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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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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Case Club Event
Apr
21
11:00 AM11:00

Case Club Event

It's our annual Case Club event!

This is the best time to become a Case Club member or to renew your existing membership!  Everyone who buys a case during this event will receive a total of $25 off of their purchase and will be enrolled in Case Club at no additional cost!  You don't want to miss this!

To see the benefits of Case Club or to get more information, please click on the event.

 

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Summer Red Release
Apr
14
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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Voter Appreciation Party
Apr
7
11:00 AM11:00

Voter Appreciation Party

The results are in!

The people have spoken, and River Bend Vineyard & Winery has officially been voted #1 Best Winemaker for 6 years in a row in Volume One's Best of the Chippewa Valley poll!

To celebrate, we're throwing a Voter Appreciation Party this Saturday from 11am - 4:30pm! Stop in for some great offers and a chance to win some gift certificates! Since we've won 6 years in a row, here's how we're celebrating:

- Buy-one-get-one-free wine by the glass for everyone!
- $6 off any $60+ purchase!
- Giveaway: (6) $10 gift certificates!
- Giveaway: (1) $60 gift certificate!

Thank you to all of you who voted, we really appreciate it! We couldn't win without your support!

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Easter Egg Hunt (Family Friendly)
Mar
31
11:00 AM11:00

Easter Egg Hunt (Family Friendly)

Do you miss doing Easter Egg Hunts when you were a kid?  Well this is your chance to do it as an adult!

Stop out for our River Bend egg hunt!  We'll have eggs scattered throughout the vineyard and every egg will have a prize!  Once you're done hunting for eggs, then come inside to claim your prize and enjoy a glass of wine.  Feel free to bring the family, as we'll have prizes for both adults and children!

Prizes include:
- $10 gift certificates
- Free glasses of wine
- Candy
- Various large candy prizes (just for the kids)

If you'd like to go to a fun and unique event for the whole family, be sure to stop by!  You won't want to miss it!

*Egg hunt will be active until all eggs are found, so the earlier you get here, the better!

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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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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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