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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 - 5:00 pm or while supplies last.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.


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.

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!

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!

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.

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.

Private Bourbon Release Party
May
19
7:30 pm19:30

Private Bourbon Release Party

We are excited to release our Bourbon!

We will be celebrating the release with a private release party! This will give our guests the exclusive opportunity to try our Bourbon before the public on June 10th. This is a private event limited to 30 people. Spots are filling up and tickets can be purchased here: https://squareup.com/store/river-bend-winery-distillery

Early-bird ticket price is just $10 and includes exclusive access to the release party, a craft cocktail made from our bourbon, and a chance to meet the owner and distiller Al Sachs, who will also be attending!

It will be a special night you won't want to miss!

Spring Open House
May
6
11:00 am11:00

Spring Open House

It's our Spring Open House!

We love to start each new season with a celebration!  We have stylish new apparel items just in and tons of brand new merchandise, great for gifts or for yourself.  You can also enter to win some great door prizes, so grab your friends and join us!

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

Easter Egg Hunt (Family Friendly)
Apr
15
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 first ever 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!

Case Club Event
Apr
8
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.

 

Opening Weekend
Apr
1
11:00 am11:00

Opening Weekend

It's our opening weekend to start off the 2017 season!

If you've been missing us, this is your first opportunity to stop back in!  Do some tasting, stock up on wine, or wander over to River Bend Distilling to enjoy a cocktail!

And yes, even though it's April Fool's Day, we will be open!

Last Weekend Open
Dec
17
Dec 18

Last Weekend Open

This is it!

This is the last weekend that we are open for the season!  It's your last chance to buy any gifts or wines that are exclusive to the tasting room!  Also, stop in to check out any end-of-year sales or clearance, especially for food items!

Be sure to stop in before we close the doors until spring!

Stock Up & Save!
Dec
10
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!

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 2017!

Holiday Open House
Dec
3
11:00 am11:00

Holiday Open House

It's our annual Holiday Open House!

Local merchandiser Lisa Husom returns with beautiful Chloe and Isabel jewelry and we'll have a brand new wine charms vendor from Menomine!  On top of that, we'll have wine frappe samples and our distillery will be hosting a Spiked Hot Cocoa bar!  You don't want to miss this!

This is the perfect time of year to find great gifts for the special people in your lives (or maybe for yourself)!

So grab your friends and head to River Bend on Saturday, December 3rd for this once-a-year event. We look forward to seeing you!

Cranberry Blush Release
Nov
5
11:00 am11:00

Cranberry Blush Release

It's that time of year again!

Join us on Saturday, November 5th 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!

Voter Appreciation Party
Oct
8
11:00 am11:00

Voter Appreciation Party


The people have spoken, and River Bend Vineyard & Winery has officially been voted #1 Best Winemaker for 5 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 - 5pm! Stop in for a chance to win some awesome free giveaways!

To celebrate winning 5 years in a row, giveaways include 5 of EACH of the following 5 items:

- $20 Gift Certificate
- River Bend Logo Wine Glass
- River Bend Logo Wine Opener
- River Bend Wine Poster
- River Bend Distilling Shot Glass

That's over $300 worth of merchandise, but that's not all! Attendees will also receive $5 off any $50 purchase!* Just mention this event special in the tasting room to receive the discount!

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

*Gift certificates are not a qualifying item for the $5 off $50 deal.