Tewnion Truffière

Growers of the

 "Périgord Black Truffle"

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Tewnion Truffière was established 1996 by Wayne and Alison Tewnion located in Yaldhurst, Canterbury. We are situated on the Old West Coast Road, Christchurch, New Zealand. Hosting 600 trees, planted over an area of 1.25ha the Truffière is highly productive for New Zealand conditions achieving yields of approx 100kg, our trees are a mix of English Oak and Hazel inoculated with the Périgord Black Truffle (Tuber melanosporum). 

Canterbury has the perfect climate for producing Périgord Black Truffle, Hot summers and Frosty winters essential for flavour and aroma. 

Canterbury shares a similar climate and latitude as the region of Périgord France

We are extremely pleased with the quality of our Canterbury Truffles. More importantly the Chefs are telling us our Truffles are as good as any they have experienced and used throughout the world. We supply Périgord Black Truffles to Restaurants, Lodges and Truffle lovers through out New Zealand. 

Tewnion Truffière only produces the superior Périgord Black Truffle - Tuber melanosporum 

Our Truffière supplies only what we produce guaranteeing 100% trace ability.  


Farm sales are welcome 

Contact Information

Cell Wayne 0276040004

International 64 3 3427013

Local 03 3427013




202 Old West Coast Road


Christchurch 7676

New Zealand


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