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  • 13-Jul-2017 12:45 PM

    Truffle Hunt Winter Adventure 19 July 2017

    Truffle Hunt Winter Adventure 19 July 2017

    Join us on a pioneering winter foodie adventure this Wednesday 19 July for the regions only public Truffle Hunt

    With only 10 tickets available on this tour departing from Wagga, this is a rare, winter only experience in the mountain country.

    The Cost: $129pp departing from & returning to Wagga

    The Experience: 

    Truffle Hunt. Sugar Pines. Harvest Lunch. Local Wines. Mountain Produce

    8am: Depart Wagga with Tumbarumba Touring Company travelling past farms, through state forests to arrive at Tumbarumba, the forestry town with views of snow capped Snowy Mountains

    Fireside Coffee & Morning Tea at Nest Cinema Cafe Books 

    Truffle Hunt at Alpine Chestnuts & Truffle Farm - meet and chat with the growers and harvester as you wander through the trufflerie following the specially trained dogs as they sniff out the prized fungi.

    Enjoy fresh roasted chesnuts and hot soup on the property with an opportunity to get up close with the produce and purchase your own.

    After the mid morning hunt, we move on to the famous Sugar Pine walk for a leisurely stroll to marvel at the majestic trees.  You may even experience it in fresh snow - be sure to bring your camera.

    With all that fresh mountain air, you'll be ready for a hearty lunch served exclusively for the tour back at Nest.

    A long table lunch featuring wintery local produce and wines to linger over and chat.  Browse the other local produce, books and giftwares or mingle with some locals.

    Eventually depart with Nest signature sweets gift wrapped for keepsakes and the dark nest spiced hot chocolate to enjoy on the homeward journey.  If time permits a side trip to Mannus Lake on the way home can be included.  

    Arrive back in Wagga by 5pm

    OUTFIT: Boots, Beanie, Furs/Coats

    TICKETS: Email laura@cafe-nest.com or call 0415684805 for enquiries

    Not from Wagga & interested? Call or email Laura to find out how you can join in.

    This is a fabulous mid-week opportunity to be part of something a little adventurous, deliciously rewarding and certainly an authentic mid-winter only experience.

    Don't be the one wishing you went...






  • 13-Jul-2017 12:59 PM

    Global Book Launch Event at Nest

    Global Book Launch Event at Nest

    Book Launch Event with Internationally acclaimed, award winning author Sulari Gentill in Tumbarumba, ahead of capital city launches

    Crossing the Lines between truth and fiction, Sulari Gentill’s new commercial literary fiction explores what happens when the imagined becomes better than reality.    This elegant and captivating postmodern tale demonstrates a stunning departure from Gentill’s best-known Rowland Sinclair Mysteries.

    Nest will be hosting the first launch event of Crossing the Lines with Sulari, ahead of the 1 August international release date.  

    You are invited to be part of this exciting event at Nest Cinema Cafe Books on Saturday 29 July at 3pm

    Cost $10 includes welcome drink and grazing platters to enjoy as you hear from Sulari about her new literary feat with a Q&A and of course the opportunity to buy signed copies, before the rest of the world!

    Tickets purchased by 21 July go into draw to win a signed copy of Crossing the Lines.

    Call Nest on 69482950 for bookings.

    “A tour de force! Crossing the Lines is a brilliant blend of mystery, gut-wrenching psychological suspense
    and literary storytelling. The novel stands as a shining (and refreshing) example of meta fiction at its best – witty and wry, stylish and a joy to read.
    ” – Jeffery Deaver No 1, International Bestselling Author


    Madeleine d’Leon is fixated on the story of Edward ‘Ned’ McGinnity, the hero in her latest crime novel. But Ned too is a writer, and the character he can’t get out of his head is none other than Madeleine herself.

    In this deeply intimate portrayal of two minds wrestling and embracing, it becomes increasingly difficult to define where imagination ends and reality begins.

    “As one for whom certain story lines and characters have become as real as life itself, Crossing the Lines was a pure delight, a swift yet psychologically complex read, cleverly conceived and brilliantly executed.”
    Dean Koontz, New York Times bestselling author

    “Sulari’s wonderful way with words will continue to surprise and delight,” says Pantera Press CEO and
    co-founder, Alison Green. “Stepping away from her Rowland Sinclair series and the 1930s, Sulari transports us to the present day in her stand-alone commercial literary feat, Crossing the Lines. This novel will leave you spinning, as the lines blur between reality and fiction with an unforeseeable shock ending.”

    This elegant exploration of the creative process is “very different to Sulari’s previous works, but it is still
    abundant with the Sulari-isms we all know and love,” notes Green.


    Crossing the Lines sees Sulari flex all of her literary muscles to seamlessly weave together stories of murder, love and obsession in a way that not only asks ‘who done it?’, but also what is real and who is imagined.

    SULARI GENTILL: AUTHOR BIO
    Award-wining author Sulari Gentill set out to study
    astrophysics, graduated in law, and then abandoned
    her legal career to write books instead of contracts.
    Born in Sri Lanka, Sulari learned to speak English in
    Zambia, grew up in Brisbane and now lives in the
    foothills of the Snowy Mountains of NSW where, with
    her historian husband, she grows French black truffles,
    cares for a variety of animals and raises two wild
    colonial boys. Sulari also paints, but only well enough
    to know she should write, preferably in her pyjamas.
    Sulari is the author of the award-winning and
    best-selling Rowland Sinclair Mysteries as well as the
    Greek mythology adventure series, The Hero Trilogy.
    “Sulari Gentill is an unusually vivid and witty writer.”
    - The Age

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  • 03-Aug-2017 09:16 PM

    Foreign Film Month

    Foreign Film Month

    Be transported around the world in our dine in Cinema this winter.

    Nest is bringing to Tumbarumba a collection of great foreign films this August for you to experience.  We'll be serving up dishes to match each film from around the world.

    Enjoy dinner before or during the movie and choose from a few feature dishes inspired by exotic cultures or our delicious pizza menu.

    So, we're off to:

    Iceland with RAMS 4-10 August

    Nepal with SHERPA 11-17 August

    Italy with GOD WILLING 18-24 August

    India with THE CROWS EGG 25-31 August

    Session times for each film will be:

    Friday 11am,5pm,7pm

    Saturday 11am,3pm,7pm

    Monday 11am, 2pm + Thursday 11am,2pm

    or group bookings & other times by arrangement.  Please call to confirm session times in advance and book your favourite armchair.

    Tickets $13 weekends, $11 Film Club Members $10 Weekday Matinees