Saturday, Jan 13, 2018
Dig Truffles? Experience
Taste, smell, learn and experience all things truffle
The Westin Verasa Napa
Includes Winery Truffle Lunch at Shadybrook Estate and Truffle Orchard Tour/Dog Training Demo at Robert Sinskey Vineyards Truffle Orchard
Become a truffle connoisseur! At this one and only unique and interactive Dig Truffles? Experience, you will explore and learn firsthand from the experts about the flavors, gastronomy, history and mystery of truffles. Smell, touch and evaluate various species of truffles and products, and learn how to select, store and prepare them (tasty truffle bites included) with Michelin starred Chef Ken Frank as your mentor and guide. World-renowned truffle scientist Dr. Paul Thomas will highlight surprisingly interesting aspects of truffles. Then get cuddly with the cute truffle dogs as CPDT-KA expert dog trainer Alana McGee takes you through the fascinating world of hunting truffles with dogs.
Your experience culminates in an extraordinary Winery Truffle Lunch at the breathtaking Shadybrook Estate. Michelin star Chef Gabriel Kreuther will prepare an unforgettable lunch for you, featuring fresh black truffles in every course, perfectly paired with Shadybrook’s best wines. Wrap up your day with a jaunt to the Robert Sinskey Vineyards Truffle Orchard for an exciting truffle hunting demo with our favorite truffle dogs (petting allowed!).
Fresh black Périgord truffles for sale throughout festival weekend!