The Latest From the Oregon Truffle Festival

Statesman Journal: Oregon’s Climate is Perfect for Truffles, and Growers Hope to Cash In


There are more than grapes growing at Left Coast Cellars in Oregon’s wine country. Vineyard manager Luke McCollom estimates he’s invested more than $25,000 on an underground crop with the potential to rival the one above ground. Truffles — the fruity-scented fungi, not the chocolate balls — suddenly seem to be big business.