Truffle Hunting in San Gimignano with Cooking Class, Lunch and Wine Tasting

Truffle Hunting in San Gimignano with Cooking Class, Lunch and Wine Tasting

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Do you want to try at least once in life the excitement of participating in the truffle hunt with beautiful dogs? Together with a professional guide and his dogs, for an hour you can have a wonderful experience in research truffle inside the Tenuta and oak forest. In the private truffle land of the Tenuta you will find precious white and/or black truffle. You will learn to identify the different species of trees and the ideal habitat for the growth of truffles. After the hunting you’ll learn how to cook the truffles and enjoy a delicious meal.

This experience includes: Lesson, 1 hour of truffle hunting with professional guide, cooking class, Lunch or Dinner with Tuscan products, tasting of Tuscan products. See below for details.

The tour lasts about 4 hours – Minimum of 2 people

Do you want to try at least once in life the excitement of participating in the truffle hunt with beautiful dogs? Together with a professional guide and his dogs, for an hour you can have a wonderful experience in research truffle inside the Tenuta and oak forest. In the private truffle land of the Tenuta you will find precious white and/or black truffle. You will learn to identify the different species of trees and the ideal habitat for the growth of truffles. Upon arrival you’ll be greeted by the staff in the Welcome Center for a brief walking tour of this historic property. After the hunting you’ll learn how to cook the truffles and enjoy a delicious meal.

The tour includes:

  • Lesson on how to recognize and search for Truffle with an interpreter.
  • Truffle hunting with professional guide that will teach you the technical information about truffle. You will learn why they are fundamentals in the slow-food movements and how to use and keep them
  • Cooking class with truffle, learn how to make delicious truffle recipes and enjoy them to the fullest
  • Lunch or Dinner with local products
    • Appetizers: Tuscan salami and cheeses, Bruschetta (Bread with Olive Oil), and snack
    • First Course: Truffle lasagna with meat sauce
    • Second Course: Roast meat and vegetables
    • Dessert: Cantuccini with Dessert Wine
  • Tasting of wines including our current release and our library reserve vintages

PLAESE NOTE:  The truffle that will be found and collected will be the property of the estate. You can buy them at the daily offer price on the local market. Make sure you dress appropriately for a hike in the woods, with shoes and pants suitable for walking.
Please note that truffle hunting leads to climbing some steep slopes.

Duration:  4 hours

On request: driver at disposal for the whole tour.

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