Don’t miss the upcoming annual Oregon Truffle Festival! The truffle is one of the culinary world’s preeminent delicacies. This type of mushroom grows in a symbiotic association with tree roots and is the “fruit” of such fungi. And thanks to a unique confluence of climate factors, Oregon is one of the few places in the world that produces world-class truffles — four, in fact, of a kind that otherwise can be found only in Europe.
As a result, a growing truffle industry has sprouted — no pun intended — in Oregon, and that industry, along with those who hunt truffles, as well as buy, sell, prepare and study them — is spotlighted each year at the Oregon Truffle Festival. Normally there are two well-attended events each year — one in McMinnville, Oregon, close to our Willamette Valley Bed and Breakfast, and at our on-site Willamette Valley Winery.Read More