The Terroir of Truffles

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  • Date: February 16th-18th, 2018
  • Friday evening opening Winemaker’s Reception
  • Friday evening America’s First Foodie. The Legacy of James Beard told in film and story
  • Friday evening A Rustic Truffle Dinner at Ruddick/Wood
  • Saturday morning coffee and pastry
  • Saturday Forage & Feast truffle foray and winery luncheon
  • Saturday evening The Romance of Rosé
  • Saturday night Bliss Food Dinner
  • Sunday Pinot + Chocolate, a Love Story 
  • Sunday Oregon Fresh Truffle Marketplace

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“America’s First Foodie.” The Legacy of James Beard told in film and story

Featured Guests: Ken Forkish, Beth Federici, Kathleen Squires

Kicking off the 2018 Yamhill Valley weekend in grand style, Friday evening begins with a winery reception featuring acclaimed pinots and chardonnays from Willamette Valley Vineyards, accompanied by truffled hors d’oeuvres from James Beard award winning chef Ken Forkish. Held in the Grand Ballroom at the Chehalem Cultural Center, the film’s Director and Co-Producer will talk about James Beard’s Oregon roots, and what inspired them to create this lovely film. The film showing, which lasts approximately an hour, will be accompanied by Oregon truffle beer and popcorn made especially for the evening.

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Sponsors & Partners: Willamette Valley Vineyards, Chehalem Cultural Center, Wolves & People Farmhouse Brewery

Forage & Feast in Yamhill Valley: Truffle Hunt and Winery Luncheons

Featured Guests: Mike Delaney, Abby McManigle

The Terroir of Truffles weekend package holders will experience an authentic truffle hunt lead by professional truffle hunters with their dogs, followed by an unforgettable winery luncheon featuring top culinary talent and foraged Oregon truffles.  Held at unique Oregon winery venues, this is wine country immersion and winter truffle excursion at its most authentic. Enjoy the best of the Old World right here in North America.

Sponsors & Partners: Gran Moraine, Brooks Winery

The Romance of Rosé

Featured Guests: Cathy Whims, Jason Kupper, Vitaly Paley, Naomi Pomeroy

The Terroir of Truffles Weekend Package holders ONLY

The Terroir of Truffles weekend guests will be shuttled to the spectacular new Clubhouse at Domaine Serene for a Rosé release tasting in the Burgundian Cave room, accompanied by Oregon truffle bites. Beard film Director Beth Federici and Co-Producer Kathleen Squires will join guests for the evening.


Sponsors & Partners: Domaine Serene

Bliss Food: A Sensual, luxurious dinner with James Beard honored chefs

Featured Guests: Vitaly Paley, Jason Kupper, Cathy Whims, Naomi Pomeroy

The Terroir of Truffles Weekend Package holders ONLY

Following the Rosé release, guests will move upstairs to the gracious Clubhouse dining room for a four course dinner featuring Oregon black and white truffles creatively paired with Domaine Serene’s award winning wines

Sponsors & Partners: Domaine Serene, Nicky USA, Snake River Farms

Newberg Fresh Truffle Marketplace

OTF’s signature Fresh Truffle Marketplace is a unique tasting and demonstration experience that brings together fresh ripe Oregon truffles, regional wines, artisan foods, and craft products and services related to the vibrant regional truffle industry as well as our local farm and forest to table bounty. OTF’s Marketplace offers fresh native truffles for sale, wine, beer and spirits tasting, artisan food sampling and sales, truffle cooking demonstrations with tasting and recipes, a truffle dog demonstration and a lecture series to ensure a complete experience with Oregon’s native truffles.

Cooking Demonstrations

Chef Alex Daley, Soter Vinyeards, Carlton, Oregon

Chef John Newman, Newmans at 988, Cannon Beach, Oregon

Truffle Dog Demonstration

3:00pm – 3:30pm
Featuring Truffle Dog Stella

2018 Fresh Truffle Marketplace Vendors

This list is still evolving. Please check back as we add more wonderful vendors to our 2018 Marketplace.

Sponsors & Partners: Chehalem Cultural Center, Red Hills Market, Interrobang‽

Pinot + Chocolate, a Love Story (includes Fresh Truffle Marketplace)

Featured Guest: Dana Packard Dooley

Grab this Valentine’s Intimate Presentation and tasting before it’s gone; only a few dozen tickets available. Advance sale only. Includes Marketplace admission with wine tasting and complementary glass.

Sponsors & Partners: Honest Chocolates

A Rustic Truffle Dinner at Ruddick/Wood

Featured Guest: Paul Losch

Terroir of Truffles weekend guests will enjoy a rustic four course dinner paired with four fabulous wines from Illahe Vineyards, immediately following the “America’s First Foodie. The Legacy of James Beard told in film and story” event.

Sponsors & Partners: Ruddick/Wood, Illahe Vineyards, Interrobang‽