Truffle Hunting Experience in Tuscany
Truffles are an underground fungi, a delicious delicacy, ounce for ounce, the most expensive food in the world, every year they are getting more expensive due to the scarcity and the difficulty in finding them. There is nothing that the farmer can do, you can’t seed Truffles, they only grow deep underground with the right ambient, climate and only in some specific areas.
We would like to offer to our guests this year-round unique opportunity to get your hands dirty following the local expert and his truffle hunting dog around Chianti Classico vineyards surrounded by secular cypresses and feel the mystique and excitement of hunting for this precious delights. After a short drive from Florence or Siena our driver will take you to Badia a Passignano, a small medieval village, located in the heart of Tuscany that offers you the best traditional Tuscan fare and flavors, including depending on season the highly sought after White and Black Truffle.
After taking part in this old tradition all your efforts will be finally rewarded by an amazing truffle-based lunch and perfect wine pairings at the local Ristoro Antica Scuderia Upon request the tasting of some of the best wines in the world at the Antinori Estate will be just the perfect conclusion to an extraordinary and fun filled experience surrounded by Tuscany’s rolling hills.