The Gourmand

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  • Date: January 25, 26 & 27, 2019
  • Price: $765
  • Friday’s A Villa Evening at Pfeiffer Vineyards
  • Saturday morning truffled breakfast
  • Saturday Forage & Feast truffle hunt and winery luncheon
    Choose between the Classic luncheon or the Beer & Wine luncheon
  • Saturday night Grand Truffle Dinner
  • Sunday breakfast
  • Sunday Oregon Truffle Marketplace

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Villa Evening at Pfeiffer Vineyards

Featured Guest: Matt Bennett

This event is exclusive to The Gourmand weekend experience.

Pfeiffer Winery welcomes festival participants into their gorgeous Tuscan-inspired Villa for an elegant and intimate evening. Guests will enjoy a four-course truffle dinner prepared by a guest chef in their professional kitchen adjoining the dining area. While sitting at one long, bountiful table, dine by candlelight and engage in wonderful conversation. Sip wines selected from the Pfeiffer cellar, beautifully paired with each course at this truly unforgettable evening event.

Sponsors & Partners: Pfeiffer Winery

Forage & Feast in Eugene: Truffle Hunt and Winery Luncheons

Featured Guests: Shane Tracey, John Newman

Epicurious and Gourmand weekend guests will experience an authentic truffle hunt lead by professional truffle hunters with their dogs, followed by winery luncheons featuring top culinary talent and foraged Oregon truffles.

New This Year!

You ask, we deliver! For our Forage & Feast package holders on Saturday January 26th, you’ll be able to choose from our classic multi-course winery luncheon with carefully chosen wine pairings, featuring a guest chef in a gorgeous wine country setting, or a luncheon designed to pair truffles with some of Oregon’s best brews at Alesong, nestled below King Estate winery. This tour will begin with a glass of wine at King Estate. The choice is yours but get your tickets soon, as space is limited at our brewery partner Alesong. This option will fill up quickly and is not for the gluten free.

Sponsors & Partners: Alesong Brewing, King Estate, Silvan Ridge

Grand Truffle Dinner

Featured Guests: Greg & Gabi Denton, Gregory Gourdet, Eric Tanaka, Tobi Sovak & Michael Landsberg, Thomas & Mariah Pisha-Duffly, Matt Christianson, Shane Tracey

Guests will join us for an evening of conviviality around the table as we present our 14th Grand Truffle Dinner, featuring Oregon’s native winter white and black truffles in a sumptuous six-course meal paired with magnificent Oregon wines. Considered by many to be the pièce de résistance of the weekend, the 2019 Grand Truffle Dinner features six celebrated and nationally recognized guest chefs known for their love of fresh, seasonal ingredients, and their skill and creativity with Oregon truffles.

Sponsors & Partners: Elixir Craft Spirits, Creekstone Farms, Hudson Valley Foie Gras, Manchester Farms, Nicky USA, Grochau Cellars, Methven Family Vineyards, Keeler Estate Vineyard, Saké One, Elk Cove Vineyards

Eugene Fresh Truffle Marketplace

Featured Guests: Jonathon Strand, Jen McElroy


Please note that you must be 21 and over to purchase a Wine Tasting ticket.

Our signature Fresh Truffle Marketplace is a unique tasting and demonstration experience that highlights the burgeoning regional truffle industry, as well as our local farm-to-table bounty. The Oregon Truffle Festival’s Marketplace offers fresh native truffles for sale, regional wine tasting, artisan food sampling and sales, truffle cooking demonstrations with tasting and recipes, a truffle dog demonstration and an all day lecture series to ensure a complete experience with all that the Willamette Valley has to offer.

Truffle Cooking Demonstrations

Chef Jen McElroy, Chef/Owner, Sausage Works, Eugene, OR
White Truffle Brandade

Chef Jonathon Strand, Eugene
Truffled Leek and Mushroom Bread Pudding

Lecture Series

Scott Joplin Room

11:15am – Noon
Langdon Cook, Forager and Author
“Eating from Patch to Plate”

12:45pm – 1:30pm
Connie Green, Wine Forest
Forager, Purveyor, and Author,
“The Wild Table” 

2:00pm – 2:45pm
Dawn Meiklejohn, Author, Oregon Truffle Feasts, Seattle
“Oregon Truffle Feasts, Chapter 2 ”

Truffle Dog Demonstration

East Lobby

3:00pm – 3:30pm
Jim Sanford & Truffle Dog

2019 Fresh Truffle Marketplace Vendors

This list is still evolving. Please check back as we add more wonderful vendors to our 2019 Marketplace.

Sponsors & Partners: Mountain Rose Herbs

Featured Guests