Truffle Orchard Experience at Cartwright Truffiere

$225.00

Truffle Orchard Experience at Cartwright Truffiere

Presented by: Truffle Dog Co & Willamette Valley Truffles

Join us for an Exclusive Private Truffle Orchard Tour at one of the only productive truffle orchards in the United States!

During this experience, you’ll get the true feel of life on a Truffiere- that’s what we call a truffle orchard and experience the magic of truffle right from the ground!

You’ll interact with the truffle dogs at the farmhouse, trek through the Oak and Hazelnut truffle grove, and follow the dogs as they expertly wind their way among the truffle trees searching for the elusive fungi. We’ll also share with you the history of the farm and truffle cultivation as the dogs search the wet ground for the truffles, and when they find one, you’ll have the opportunity to sniff the soil for the mouthwatering smell of the unearthed truffle- a rare treat, before heading back to the farmhouse to enjoy some truffle tastes, bites, and bubbles from excellent local Oregon wineries.

This experience is available for up to 12 of our Alumni and students! Dates are extremely limited. Please leave your dogs at home or in the cars, as they are not allowed on the truffle orchard during this event.

***If this experience says SOLD OUT Please contact us directly to be added to the waitlist for this or other opportunities upcoming such as our January Dates.

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Description

Join us for a Truffle hunting experience at Cartwright Truffiere nestled in the beautiful southern Willamette Valley, on Dec 12th, 2021.

This event starts at 9:30 am

We ask guests to arrive 15 minutes prior to starting.

9:30 am- Meet on the farmhouse deck for light refreshments (coffee, tea, mimosa, orange juice etc.) and a discussion on the history of truffle production in Oregon as well as an introduction to the farm.

9:45-10 am--The exciting part. Let’s go hunting! You and the rest of the band of adventurers will team up with our four-legged associates and head out into the truffière. What will we find? What do they feel like? Do they have different aromas? So many questions and the dogs are here, ready to answer them!

You will have a ring-side position watching the dog teams operate in partnership to locate ripe truffle. And when they do, you will have a hands-on opportunity to smell truffles in the soil and perhaps even dig them out for yourself. Please wear clothes that can stand a bit of mud for that reason– this is a farm after all!

11-11:15 am — Back to the farmhouse where we’ll sip on one of the incredible creations from local Willamette wineries while tasting truffle bites and chatting more about truffles and how you can cook with them. While enjoying your sips and bites you’ll learn plenty of tips and tricks to using truffle in just about any dish! Any truffles that are available will be available for purchase at a special rate not normally offered to retail customers.

Noon– Depart, swag in hand, ready to explore what the Southern Willamette has to offer!

About the Truffière

Cartwright Truffiere, nestled in the Willamette Valley, is one of the most productive truffle Orchards in the US, ranked #1 or #2 by volume for Perigord truffle (Tuber melanosporum). Cartwright Truffiere is not open to the public so this is a very rare and special occasion we are excited to share with you, our students, and alumni!

Accommodations

Accommodations are not included in this experience, however, we do have recommendations and a special relationship (depending on the time of year) with a local BnB that happens to also have a white truffle forest behind their property!

Fine Print
$225 Per person. If you have multiple dogs, please purchase multiple spots. 
Cartwright Truffiere is located near Cottage Grove, Or. The exact location and directions will be provided upon booking. 
In order to participate in this event, you will need to sign our liability waiver.
Due to the truffle-focused menu, we may be unable to accommodate allergies or substitutions. Please plan accordingly.