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L’Air Du Wombat Truffle Hunt
14/07/2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until 24/08/2018
There’s nothing quite like the serenity of a crisp winter morning following the experienced truffle dogs in their quest to find the black winter truffle. Their excitement for the hunt and their reward when they find a truffle odour is a unique sight.
Your guide will explain everything you want to know about truffles, the farm and how we started. Truffles can be mysterious and aloof, hiding snugly. So when the truffle dogs indicate there is a truffle from the odour they are trained to detect, we will venture to the location and, like archaeologists, we gently dig into the ground, tracking the aroma in the soil until we find our black diamond. The illustrious black winter truffle! The excitement builds as we unearth the ground around it in the hope of finding a black truffle. The aroma is both unique and delightful and, as you gently remove the gem from the earth, the feeling of success is overwhelming. You can’t help but wonder who was the first to find a truffle in such a way and decide to eat this delicacy.