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Artisan Spirits


Chippewa Falls, WI

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Artisan Spirits


Chippewa Falls, WI

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A Destination

Located right in the heart of the Chippewa Valley, River Bend Distilling produces premium spirits from locally grown grains.  

 
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Grain to Glass


Every step is carefully controlled to produce authentic spirits of the highest quality.

The Process

Grain to Glass


Every step is carefully controlled to produce authentic spirits of the highest quality.

The Process

Our debut line of Craftsman spirits are hand-made in small batches in a “grain-to-glass” distillery.  Each step in the process is carefully controlled… from milling and mashing to fermenting, distilling and bottling… producing truly authentic spirits of the highest quality.

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Our Story


Our Story


The Owners

Al & Donna Sachs

Al & Donna Sachs are a husband and wife team who moved to Chippewa Falls from the Minneapolis area.  They combine their strengths to produce premium wine and spirits featuring fruit and grain grown right here in Wisconsin.­

The winery

The start of River Bend

Al & Donna began their journey in 2009 when they opened River Bend Vineyard & Winery.  With its continued success, they decided to ­­utilize their talents and open a distillery following the same philosophy that has worked so well in the winery.

The Distillery

New adventure, same mission

Excited by the new challenge, Al & Donna set out to produce spirits.  Their mission remains the same - to make the highest quality product featuring locally sourced crops.

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