Truffle Season events

Truffle season in North Canterbury . Terroir — fungi, soil, fruit and local produce.
We will have local truffles on our menu for winter and various truffle hunts + lunches you can book with us.   Here’s what’s happening,
Every day in our restaurant — 
Truffles will be on our a la carte menu for all of the truffle season (mid June to end of July).  Just book online for lunch and you can enjoy local truffles.
We are also offering a set menu of 4 courses of truffle dishes with matching aged wines (dreamy dreamy).  $185 per person.  To book your group, please contact [email protected] or 03 314 6085.   We will request a deposit to be paid on booking.
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Private King’s Truffles’ Hunt and lunch at Black Estate’s Winery Room, Netherwood Vineyard.
This can be booked during mid June to late August, subject to availability. Book a truffle hunt with Jax Lee at Kings Truffles, followed by a private  4 course lunch at Black Estate’s Winery & Netherwood Vineyard. 
Meet Jax and her dog Freddy and hunt for perigord truffles under the limestone escarpments of Waipara Gorge. Then drive (or bus) 15 minutes to Black Estate’s Netherwood Vineyard for a private four course lunch in their Winery Room.  Truffles will be served simply, just that way they should be with stunning views from this every special place.
Minimum 6 and maximum 16 people.
$255 includes truffle tour at Kings Truffles followed by private lunch at Black Estate.
Self drive or we can send you transport options to book for the day or help you book a shuttle or bus. 
Contact [email protected] to check availability. We will then confirm your payment.
  • Leave Town: 9:30
  • Truffle tour: 10:30
  • Lunch at Netherwood: 12.00
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King’s Truffles’ Hunt, a winemaker’s tour and private lunch at Black Estate’s Winery Room, Netherwood Vineyard.
Book a truffle hunt with Jax Lee at Kings Truffles, followed by a winemaker’s tour and tasting,  then a private lunch at Black Estate’s Winery & Netherwood Vineyard. 
 
Meet Jax and her dog Freddy and hunt for perigord truffles under the limestone escarpments of Waipara Gorge. Then drive (or bus) 15 minutes to Black Estate’s Netherwood Vineyard and enjoy —
– a tour and tasting with Nicholas Brown, owner and winemaker at Black Estate.
– followed by a private, rustic four course lunch in Black Estate’s private Winery Room at Netherwood vineyard.  A simple and rustic winter menu, showing off local truffles and produce in their glory. All matched with carefully selected aged wines from Black Estate’s cellar.  A true experience of North Canterbury terroir — fungi, soil, fruit and local produce.
Minimum 6 and maximum 16 people.
$290 includes truffle tour at Kings Truffles, winemaker tour and tasting at Black Estate Winery followed by private lunch in the Netherwood Winery Room.
Self drive or we can send you transport options to book for the day or help you book a shuttle or bus. 
Contact [email protected] to check availability. We will then confirm your payment. 
  • Leave Town: 9:30
  • Truffle tour: 10:30
  • Winery Tour: 12:00
  • Lunch at Netherwood: 13.00
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Truffle Day out.  26 June.   SOLD OUT 
A  day out in North Canterbury, hunting truffles with Kings Truffles followed by a uniquely choreographed five course winter lunch.   It’s the best of winter.  In the morning, meet Jax and her dog Freddy at Kings Truffles and hunt for perigord truffles under the limestone escarpments of Waipara Gorge. Then drive 15 minutes to Black Estate for a five course lunch, matched with carefully selected aged wines from Black Estate’s cellar. Hosted by owners Pen and Nicholas, this is an annual, winter North Canterbury delight.
$295 includes truffle tour at Kings Truffles followed by a long truffle lunch at Black Estate.
WITH BUS –  $325 as above plus return BUS from Christchurch.  SOLD OUT
  • Leave Town: 9:30
  • Truffle tour: 10:30
  • Long lunch at Netherwood: 12.30

We will send updates on weather and bus information closer to the time.

You can book our lunch without the tour but we are sorry, there is no change in price.

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