Truffle Hunts

  • 2018 Hunt events/classes/workshops

    So far we have a Truffle Hunt, a Truffle Dinner (associated Hunt option) & a Truffle Lunch. These will be held in July/August when truffles are at prime quality. Final pricing to be determined shortly.

    Bookings via our online store


    TRUFFLE HUNT

    Saturday 7th July 2018 10am {12 guests}

    • Truffle hunt at 10am, runs ~2.5 hours
    • How they grow, harvesting, selecting and using truffles.

    TRUFFLE DINNER, Friday 20th July 2018
    or package,
    Friday EVENING DINNER with Saturday MORNING HUNT 20,21st July 2018

    • Evening Truffle Dinner at Oakridge Wines

      • Includes a favourite dish suitable for home preparation {but not to hunt demonstrations}
      • final details to come

    TRUFFLE HUNT, Saturday 21st July 2018 {12 guest limit}

    • Truffle Hunt at 10am, ~2 hours.

      • Hunt places are set aside for booking by the previous evening's dinner guests until 22nd June 2018


    HUNT & LUNCH Package

    Saturday 4th August 2018 {12 guests}

    • Truffle hunt at 10am, ~2 hours
    • we adjourn to Oakridge Wines for a Truffle Lunch, 1:30pm
    • final details to come

  • Casual visits at other times are not available.

Agritourism is not part of our business profile at this time, so farm visits are limited to a few special events only.

    • Truffle hunts are squeezed into a busy winter harvest schedule primarily as a public education exercise, with some hopes they may expand our repeat farm gate sales
    • We are currently Victoria's biggest producer of black truffle, (as well as producers of the worlds biggest Perigord Black Winter Truffle 1.5kg, August 2016)
  • Consultancy

    • Contact for hourly or daily rates.

Visit the Yarra Valley

  • www.visityarravalley.com.au -a gateway site listing some Yarra Valley Attractions, Food, and Accommodation links
  • Gumboots have a lot to do with Truffle Harvesting. In July, a number of vineyards offer various specials, such as 15% off wine purchases to Gumboot Wearers! http://wineyarravalley.com.au