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Celebrate Oregon Wine Month With Us!

Friday, May 9th, 2014

Oregon Wine

Are you a fan of Oregon wine? If so, you probably may have heard that May is Oregon Wine Month!  Did you know that Oregon is home to more than 450 wineries and Oregon Wine is a $3 billion industry? That’s cause for celebration!

Oregon Wine Month was established by Gov. John Kitzhaber in 2012 to celebrate and support the growing community of Oregon winemakers. Throughout May, many of Oregon’s wineries will have special promotions, activities and tastings to celebrate.

OWMFeaturedMore than 150 wineries and tasting rooms will open their doors to the public May 23-25, 2014 for special tastings, food, entertainment, tours and more.

Click here for a list of events happening all month.

At Bentley’s Grill, we treat every month like Oregon Wine month! Willamette Valley wines have developed a reputation of being among the finest in the world, and many of it’s acclaimed wineries are right here in our own backyard!  Every second and fourth Wednesday, we feature a local winery from 5 p.m.-6 p.m.  Our featured wineries this month are:

May 14th – Eola Hills Wine Cellars

May 28th – Trinity Vineyards

This is a wonderful opportunity for our guests to enjoy wine from some of the best winemakers in our region. Special food pairings and happy hour options will also be available for purchase during the tasting.

Be sure to celebrate Oregon Wine Month by visiting your favorite winery, and purchasing Oregon wine at participating restaurants and retail locations.

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Namaste Vineyards & Willamette Valley Vineyards Are Featured Wineries in April!

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Wine Tasting

We are lucky to be in the heart of Willamette Valley wine country, where local wineries produce what many consider to be among the finest wines in the world!

There are so many wineries in fact, we decided to feature two of them every month at Bentley’s Grill.  Join us every second and fourth Wednesday of the month and taste new wines from our featured local winery from 5 p.m.-6 p.m.

Namaste Vineyards and Willamette Valley Vineyards are two of the most beloved wineries in Oregon and both will be here this month for a very special tasting just for Bentley’s Grill guests so mark your calendars:

April 9th – Namaste Vineyards Wine Tasting 5 p.m.-6 p.m.

Namaste Vineyard is a local family owned winery that uses only the finest grapes handpicked from their six estate vineyards. Handcrafted in style, they strive to produce wines of great balance and complexity so each individual vineyard is able to express its true nature and unique character. Vintage after vintage, they are delighted to taste the delicate nuances each seasonal combination of summer sun and cool coastal breezes brings forth in their bountiful harvests.

April 23rd – Willamette Valley Vineyards Wine Tasting 5 p.m.-6 p.m.

Willamette Valley Vineyards was founded in 1983 by Oregon native, Jim Bernau, with the dream of creating world-class Pinot Noir. It has grown from a bold idea into one of the region’s leading wineries, earning the title “One of America’s Great Pinot Noir Producers,” from Wine Enthusiast Magazine. All the vineyards, the Estate Vineyard, Tualatin Estate, and Elton vineyard, have been certified sustainable through LIVE (Low Input Viticulture and Enology) and Salmon Safe programs since 1997. Willamette Valley Vineyards also produces wines under the Griffin Creek and Tualatin Estate labels.

Special food pairings and happy hour options will also be available for purchase during the tasting.*This schedule is subject to change at any time without notice, please contact us at (503) 779-1660 for information.

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Another Sensational St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at Bentley’s Grill!

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

In case you haven’t noticed, St. Patty’s Day is kind of a big deal around here.  We do it up big each year with Irish food, cocktails, beer, and lots of spirit.

Just check out the video below posted in an article about the Salem Firefighters Pipes & Drums corps on the Statesman Journal this week!

Thanks for everyone who joined us on Monday!  If  you missed our St. Patty’s day celebration this year, here is what you missed:


Salem Professional Firefighters Pipes & Drums did not disappoint!

We were all smiles as we got into the spirit! Nice kilt Justin!


Jess & Abby kept everything running smoothly at the bar!


Traditional Irish menu…nom nom!


Corned beef & cabbage- Bentley’s Grill style. YUM!

Photos by Kristi Reed

St. Patty’s Day Celebration 2014 Features the Salem Professional Firefighters Pipes & Drums

Friday, March 7th, 2014

Salem Professional Firefighters Pipes & Drums

Bentley’s Grill is THE place to be this Saint Patrick’s Day!  Come out, join the party and bring all your friends with you! Good food, great specials and the best wine selections available in downtown Salem. RSVP TODAY!

Our annual Bentley’s Grill St. Patty’s Day celebration is coming up and we are so excited that the Salem Professional Firefighters Pipes & Drums will be back to get everyone in the spirit!

Our Irish celebration on Monday March 17th features an authentic Irish inspired menu and St. Patty’s Day drink specials.  Be here at 4pm and/or 7pm for the amazing sounds of Great Highland bagpipe and Highland pipe-band style drumming from the one and only Salem Professional Firefighters Pipes & Drums!

Since 2008, the annual Salem Professional Firefighters Pipes & Drum St. Patty’s Day Pub Crawl has been a favorite local tradition.  The purpose of the organization is to support the Salem Professional Firefighters by performing at parades, memorials, fire department functions, and other civic and community events as requested. Learn more about the organization and how you can support them at



Celebrate Fat Tuesday March 4th here at Bentley’s Grill !!!!

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Tuesday March 4, 2014 is known all over the world as Fat Tuesday aka Mardi Gras, the festival New Orleans is famous for; but if can’t make it down to the French Quarter this year, celebrate Mardi Gras with us at our annual Fat Tuesday celebration!

We are  bringing in the spirit of New Orleans with delicious Cajun food & $5 Drink specials!

Fat Tuesday, or Mardi Gras, occurs on the day before Ash Wednesday and is a day of celebration and the opportunity to enjoy that favorite food or beverage that you give up for Lent.

New Orleans has made this celebration famous and has a long standing tradition of wearing Mardi Gras beads and giving them to others. So Bentley’s will of course be providing Mardi Gras beads!!!

You don't have to be in New Orleans to have a great time on Fat Tuesday! !  Come to Bentley's for some fun!

You don’t have to be in New Orleans to have a great time on Fat Tuesday!!   Come to Bentley’s for some fun!If you know of another party as cool as this one, we’d be surprised! Make your reservation for our craziness right away!!