The Terroir of Truffles

Date: February 14 - 16, 2020

The Terroir of Truffles explores the shared terroir of Oregon truffles and wine in the beautiful northern Willamette Valley. Our only package offered in February includes events on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The Terroir of Truffles Package includes:

  • Friday’s Treasures of Earth and Sea sparkling reception
  • Food is Love! supper club dining event
  • Saturday breakfast
  • Forage & Feast truffle hunt with dogs
  • Winery luncheon
  • Shaved & Infused walk around dinner at Abbey Road Farm
  • Sunday’s Fresh Truffle Marketplace w/ wine tasting and commemorative glass

More on This Package's Events

Treasures of Earth & Sea

The opening reception of our February weekend will feature caviar, truffles, oysters and sparkling wine by Willamette Valley Vineyards. This event is included in Terroir of Truffles package.

Sponsors & Partners: Seattle Caviar Company, Willamette Valley Vineyards, Hama Hama Oysters

Food is Love!

Featured Guests: Ben Jones, Mike Delaney, Robin Jackson

Fall in love with Oregon truffles at this intimate dining event full of truffle-infused dishes and live entertainment. Sample truffle-infused creations, fresh oysters, fondue and delicious wine and cocktails, all with the live music backdrop of Gypsy Moon. An unforgettable evening in wine country!

Sponsors & Partners: Bull Run Distilling Company, Hama Hama Oysters, Beehive Cheese Co., Dundee Hills, Seattle Caviar Company

Yamhill Truffle Hunt and Winery Luncheon

Featured Guests: Mike Delaney, Marilyn Richen, Tammy Jackson, Matt Bennett

The Terroir of Truffles weekend package holders will experience an authentic truffle hunt lead by professional truffle hunters with their dogs, followed by a decadent multi-course winery luncheon featuring top culinary talent and foraged Oregon truffles. This is wine country immersion at its most authentic, in North America’s singular truffle region, Oregon’s Willamette Valley.

Sponsors & Partners: Lady Hill Winery, Adelsheim

Shaved & Infused at Abbey Road Farm

Featured Guests: Eric Bartle and Sara Kundelius, John Newman, Jonathan & Alexandrea Hoffman, Manuel Antonio Recio, Joe Jackson, Denia Baltzer, Karl Holl, Jen McElroy

Enjoy inspired truffle-infused small plates by top chefs and sample the wines of the Abbey Road Farm winemaking collective at this dynamic, walk-around dinner with live music.

Sponsors & Partners: Abbey Road Farm, Wolves & People Farmhouse Brewery, Ewing Young Distillery

Newberg Fresh Truffle Marketplace

Featured Guests: Manuel Antonio Recio, Cameron Dunlap, Denia Baltzer

The Oregon Truffle Festival’s one of a kind marketplace features truffle cooking demonstrations with take-home recipes, wine tasting, artisan foods samples and sales, a lecture series, truffle dog demonstration, and fresh Oregon truffles for sale.

In advance of the Newberg Fresh Truffle Marketplace, James Beard Award-winning Chef Vitaly Paley of Paley’s Place visited host Cassidy Quinn at KGW studios to talk about the many creative uses of Oregon truffles from roasted beets to scallop crudo. Fresh Oregon truffles aren’t just for Portland’s top chefs, you too can cook incredible truffled meals with the fresh truffles you take home from the marketplace this Sunday, February 16. Watch it HERE!

Here’s who you’ll see at the 2020 Fresh Truffle Marketplace:

North American Truffling Society
Soroptimist of Chehalem Valley

Cooking Demonstrations, and Truffle Dog Demonstration

Chef Denia Baltzer
Creative Cuisine Catering, Alberta Canada
Oregon Black Truffled Creamy Wild Mushroom Soup with Oregon Black Truffle Cream Garnish

Download Denia Baltzer’s Recipe Card

Chef Cameron Dunlap
Marcos Cafe, Portland, OR Oregon
White Truffle Cauliflower Fondue with Homemade Lavash Crackers

Download Cameron Dunlap’s Recipe Card


West Lawn
Come see a truffle dog at work!

Sponsors & Partners: Ruby Vineyard

Featured Guests