A guided, behind-the-scenes taste trail that showcases some of Taranaki's top food and beverage producers


Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 May 2021

Join us on a trail around some of Taranaki's top food producers. Taste their produce, enjoy their tales and get a behind-the-scenes look at how they operate.  Celebrate the variety of food and beverage products produced in Taranaki and enjoy the delicious flavours with a taste at each location.

How It Works:

Tickets Include:

First, choose a trail and then purchase a seat on the minibus, or get a group together and purchase seats for the whole bus (10 people).  You will be driven around each venue, and enjoy a personal experience with the owner/operator in your small group.  Please note that there is limited availability and tickets are allocated on a first in first served basis.

Mini bus transport

Taster samples and tales from each producer

Lunch stop along the way with an alcoholic beverage or soft drink included

The Trails

Trail One

Visit Natural Fare Herbs, Green Meadows Beef, Juno Gin and Egmont Honey

Trail Two

Visit Proof and Stock Coffee, Egmont Seafoods, Billow Bakery and Giles Chocolatier

Trail Three

Visit Maison Aotearoa Charcuterie, LWF Rum Distillery, Kaitake Farms and eMacadamia

Trail Four

Visit the Theoretical Brewer, Texas BBQ Foods, Little Liberty Creamery and Sentry Hill Citrus

Add On:

Accommodation Offer:

King and Queen Hotel Suites

Shining Peak Brewery

Purchase this add-on and finish your trail at Shining Peak Brewery with nibbles and two beverages included in your ticket

Mention 'Taste and Tales' and receive this special offer in New Plymouth's luxury boutique accommodation suites:

Left Wing Studio - B&B / Room Only

Premium Suite - B&B / Room Only

Please book directly with King and Queen Hotel - 06-757 2999

New Trails and events released February 2021!

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Cathy Thurston Ph: 027 241 0458

Email: cathy@discovertaranaki.nz

Lynsay Ireland  Ph: 022 371 9349

Email: conferencetaranaki@gmail.com