Black Truffles - Would you like to hunt your own?

Date: 01-May-2009 News Blog

Perigord Truffles or Black Truffles - Highly prized and now being successfully cultivated in Tasmania, Victoria New South Wales, and the ACT are in season. At Manjimup in Western Australia, The Wine and Truffle Company - the biggest and highest yielding Trufferie in Australia, are inviting you to hunt for your own. For me, it would be the ultimate, weekend, food enthusiasts indulgence.


Click here to go to the Wine and Truffle Company website offer.

The truffles at The Wine and Truffle Co. are located by our well-trained dogs and our experienced truffle hunters. The Dogs are able to sense truffles growing 30cm beneath the earth and a good truffle dog can locate a truffle with pin point accuracy from 50 meters away.

All visitors are now able to experience this European phenomenon in Australia by booking our unique, specially arranged truffle hunt package in our productive trufferie. So with some luck and persistence, you can experience the exhilaration of finding the gourmet French black truffle and smelling its pungent and unique perfume fresh out of the ground. You can also experience the mystical and tantalising flavours of this gourmet delicacy at our on site cafe, by booking in for lunch.

Please note that lunch is optional and does not form part of the package.


PACKAGE - $105.00 per person - Truffle hunt in the oak forest of the trufferie, wine & truffle product tasting at cellar door & 10g of fresh truffle packaged for you to take away, including recipes on how to prepare.


Season Dates: June 6 to August 29, 2009

Days: Two sessions, one Saturday each month. (Dates available on request)

Commencement Time: 11.00am & 1.00pm (Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior).


Advanced bookings are essential as vacancies may not be available on the day. Bookings are open now for the 2009 season and can be made by emailing or phone (08) 9777 2474.


Please note we require full payment at the time of booking. Cancellations must be advised at least 2 weeks prior, to secure a refund of payment.


Warm casual winter clothes, with wet weather protection and suitable footwear for walking through gravely loam soil.

We look forward to providing you with an enjoyable gourmet experience.

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