Adventures in Truffles & Wine
MycoVentures Tour leader David Campbell is a truffle and edible mushroom expert, wine aficionado, current president of Mycological Society of Marin County, past president of the Mycological Society of San Francisco, principal of Wild About Mushrooms Co., and founder of MycoVentures. Wife Jeanne ably assists conducting our tours.ﾠ 2016 represents our 9th year leading fungi-centric gourmet & wine tours in northern Italy.ﾠ David may be reached for inquiry at 415-457-7662 or email@example.com
Sunday, September 25 to Monday, October 3
Premium Local Wine & Olive Oil tasting / Mushroom & Truffle Forays and Feasting
Sublime Local Cuisine and Seafood, Adriatic Boat Cruise, Caves, and more…
A fond return to our lovely hillside villa in the heart of prime truffle country, a rare gourmet immersion into the rustic brilliance of the Istrian culture, its landscape and seaside, featuring lots of truffles...
Friday, October 28 to Saturday, November 5
Monferrato, Langhe, Roero & the Alps / Barolo, Barbaresco, Barbera
Our 8th year of MycoVentures indulgence into the endless marvels of Piedmont. This time around we’ll lodge at Cascina La Geleisa, a luxury hillside villa in the world heritage locale of Costiglione Tinella. Our itinerary includes the world renowned Alba Truffle Festival, a traipse into the woods for truffles with triflau and dog, foraying for mushrooms in the nearby Alps, participation in a classic piemontese cooking class, and exceptional winemaker hosted meals, tasting the best of world-class local wines...
Monday, October 17 to Tuesday, October 25
Great Wines of Tuscany and Umbria, featuring Chianti Classico, Sagrantino di Montefalco, and Brunello di Montalcino
Friday evening meet and greet in Florence, followed by a long week of the best off-the-beaten-path food, wine, truffles, mushrooms, scenery and culture this amazing land so generously offers. Itinerary includes a classic Tuscan cooking class, truffle hunting, mushroom forays, select premium winery visits, and amazing local cuisine.