Truffle Hunting & Truffle Cooking Class

Do you want to deepen your knowledge of one of the finest slow-food products in the world?
Take part in our truffle hunt with Mirco and Luca and savor the true and unique emotion of finding, smelling and touching one of the most precious fruits of the earth.
Our authorized guides will introduce you to the world of truffle hunting, they will teach you to recognize the trees under which they grow, the ideal habitat for truffle growth and how to cook and store them.

From: 265,00 EUR

Experience Description

Meet our licensed guides at Podere La Marronaia at 11:30 AM and go to the nearest truffle area. With the help of our 4-legged friends, magnificently trained, and the experience of Mirco and Luca, our trusty truffle hunters, immerse yourself 360 degrees in this unique and exciting experience. Then, return to Podere La Marronaia and enjoy a truffle-based cooking class with a tasting of 4/5 organic & biodynamic wines and 6 extra virgin olive oils just after visiting our Vernaccia vineyard, one of the oldest in the town of San Gimignano.

During the class, you will learn the secrets of truffles, how to clean them, and different ways to pair them. Then, we will start with the preparation of antipasti, a delicious Bruschetta with Lardo di Colonnata ( a typical Tuscan cold cut) or Tuscan Bacon and slices of fresh truffle on top, a first traditional dish composed by the preparation of Tuscan Pasta “Pici or tagliatelle,” a second course that will include the preparation of meat with truffle slices and a side dish. Finally, we will prepare a tasty dessert.

Attention: the distance from our winery to the truffle area can vary depending on the seasonality of the truffle (from 5 minutes by car to a maximum of 20). Guests should arrange the transfer by themselves. We also advise you to wear trekking shoes and comfortable clothes.

R7A4981 - La Marronaia - truffle hunting
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What’s Included

Experience typeShared – please note that also the table will be shared with the group
AvailabilityEvery day in Spring and Summer and in Autumn and Winter at 11.30
Duration210-240 min. approx
What’s includedTruffle hunting and cooking class with lunch paired with the tasting of wine and olive oil
Lunch MenùBruschette with fresh truffle, first course with fresh truffle, beef with fresh truffle, and dessert.
Price265,00 € /pax
Cancelation policy Cancellation Policy
Experience noteAvailable on request vegetarian and vegan options. Please advise us in case of allergies or intolerances before the experience.

WE DO NOT OFFER PICK-UP AND DROP OFF SERVICE. Transportation to and from your location is up to you.

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