Adventures in Truffles & Wine
MycoVentures Tour leader David Campbell is a truffle and edible mushroom expert, wine aficionado, 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 2015 represents our 8th 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
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...
Monferrato, Langhe, Roero & the Alps / Barolo, Barbaresco, Barbera
Our 7th MycoVentures indulgence into the endless marvels of Piedmont. Starting at our 4-star hotel in the heart of Alba, an easy stroll from the greatest truffle festival of them all, finishing with a stay at our lovely relais in the mellow Monferrato countryside south of Nizza. We’ll traipse into the woods for truffles with triflau and dog, foray for mushrooms in the nearby Alps, participate in a classic piemontese cooking class, enjoy exceptional winemaker hosted meals, taste the best of world-class local wines, including this year's annual vintage release exposition in Barbaresco.
Great Wines of Umbria tours and tastings, featuring Sagrantino di Montefalco
Day trips to Assisi, Norcia, Orvieto / Classic Umbrian cooking class, and more…
Friday evening meet and greet in Florence, followed by a relaxing weekend at our secluded castle lodging deep in the Umbrian hills, with Sunday afternoon at the truffle festival in nearby Citta’ di Castello. Then, on to our fine hotel within the ancient city walls of Montefalco for a week exploring la strada di sagrantino and beyond, partaking of the best food, wine, truffles, scenery and culture this amazing land so generously offers.