Month: December 2016

Truffle Farmer Unearths First Commercial Crop of Perigord Truffles Grown in Oregon

December 16, 2016
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Truffle orchard started by renowned Mycologist Dr. Charles Lefevre begins to produce marketable quantities of cultivated Perigord truffles Eugene, Ore. (December 15, 2016) — Dr. Charles Lefevre, internationally renowned Mycologist and co-founder of The Oregon Truffle Festival (Jan. 20-29), has worked with growers across North America since 2000 to plant orchards of oak and hazelnut seedlings…

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Pungent Partnership

December 9, 2016
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The euphoric match of truffle and wine pairings By Paul Omundson | Published December 2016 It’s a fragrant, pungent partnership: truffles and wine. And the flavors of both combine for unforgettable pairings. “It’s a euphoric match,” says Steve Baker, owner of Authentica Wines. There are a lot of intriguing possibilities. Baker recommends pairing a strong…

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Only Truffle Dog Competition in North America – The Joriad™ Truffle Dog Championship Returns to Eugene this January

December 2, 2016
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An original competition in North America, the Joriad™, held this year on January 26, 2017, is a one-day event offering the ability to watch and experience some of the world’s most talented truffle dogs as they compete in a qualifying trial to find truffle-scented targets. The only competition of its kind in North America, winners…

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