Truffle hunting and tasting

Trained dogs for truffle hunting

Duration

Half day: about 2 or 3 hours

Full day: about 9 hours

Difficulty level

Easy to moderate

Prices per person

Half day: 120,00 Euro

Full day: 190,00 Euro

Additional costs: 200 Euro each car/van with driver

Would you like to try the experience of \"digging\" a truffle out of the soil for the first time under the guidance of an expert truffle hunter and his dogs?

Program

8.30 am

About 3 hours in the woods around Siena, the specific area depends on the rain during the previous period.

Dog discovers truffles
Dog discovers truffles
Truffle hunters in action
Truffle hunters in action

The white truffle usually borns in the second half of October when the black truffle ends.

White truffles
White truffles
Black truffles
Black truffles

If you find truffles:

  • The black truffles are for free and included in the tour price.

    Black truffle
    Black truffle
  • The white truffles have an extra charge. The white truffles are charged on site directly by the truffles hunters from 1200 Euro to 2500 Euro per Kilo

    White truffle washed and cut
    White truffle washed and cut

12.30 pm

Lunch at hunter’s restaurant:

Appetizer:

  • Mix of pecorino cheese (5 different kinds of pecorino cheese) with bio truffle honey

First course:

  • Home made tagliatelle with white truffle

Dessert:

  • Tiramisu
  • Cantucci with vin santo

Wine and beverage:

  • Red DOC “Chianti Gallo nero”
  • Coffee

3.00 pm

Visit a winery next the hunting area

Vineyards during a winery visit
Vineyards during a winery visit

exploring the modern cellars with standard wooden barrels

Wine barrels in cellar
Wine barrels in cellar

where the wine is ageing

Cellar at winery
Cellar at winery

and the modern big barrel cellar

the modern big barrel cellar
the modern big barrel cellar

4.00 pm

The Ferrari private collection of the winery's owners

Ferrari private collection
Ferrari private collection

4.30 pm

The winery farm museum

Tools at the farm museum
Tools at the farm museum
The farm museum at the winery
The farm museum at the winery

5.00 pm

Wine tasting of 5 different wines

Wine tasting
Wine tasting
Wine tasting
Wine tasting

Extra virgin olive oil tasting

extra virgin olive oil tasting
extra virgin olive oil tasting
extra virgin olive oil tasting on bread slice
extra virgin olive oil tasting on bread slice

 

Options

  • Winery tour
  • Ferrari private collection
  • The winery farm museum
  • Wine and extra virgin olive oil tastings

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