Winemaker and Barrel Tasting
Saturday, June 26th, 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Come hangout and taste wine with our winemaker, Chuck Ortman. Ortman’s winemaking career extends over nearly 40 years, during which he cultivated his signature “Ortman style” of winemaking. This casual event will include wine and cheese pairing as well as a barrel tasting.
Cost: Free for Benchmark Wine Club Members,
Jessica Foster Chocolate Tasting
Saturday, July 10th, 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Local confectioner, Jessica Foster, will be here to showcase her unique gourmet chocolate truffles. She blends exotic teas, herbs and spices, infusing her confections to create intriguing flavors like dark chocolate chile and milk chocolate star anise-thyme. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to taste truly exceptional chocolates.
Cost: Included in $10 tasting fee; Free for Benchmark Members.
Second Annual Riverbench Triathlon
Bocce, Croquet and Horseshoes
Saturday, July 31st, noon - 4:00 PM
It was such a hit last year, we'd be crazy not to do it again. Join us for what is sure to be a fun filled afternoon of croquet, horseshoes and bocce. Find your partner, name your team and get ready for an exciting competition. Sign up one team that can compete in all three categories. Prizes will be awarded to winning teams. Bring your friends and family, this will be a good time for all!! Sign up via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To sign up, please provide the following information: Players names (two people per team), each players e-mail address and one team name. Children over 10 years old are welcome to participate.
Riverbench's 3rd Annual Photo Contest
Saturday, September 4th, noon - 4:00 PM
We've noticed that the first thing most of you do when you drive into Riverbench is take out your cameras. And rightly so- the view is exquisite. Why not? Now through September 1, submit your own Riverbench photos for our annual Photo Contest! The winner will be revealed at our Photography Event on September 4 at the winery. The prize? A gourmet wine and food tasting for 10 at the winery! So don't hesitate to get out those cameras, then send your photos to us at email@example.com. We're sorry, but photos cannot be returned. Winner will be notified by email.