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Scientific Truffle Grower Seminar

The Westin Verasa Napa

  • 1314 McKinstry St.
  • Napa, CA
January 17, 2020
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Price: $275pp

Join Chief Scientist Dr. Paul Thomas and Chief Truffle Officer Robert Chang of the American Truffle Company™ for an in-depth all-day seminar on the fundamentals of the science and business of truffle cultivation. Gain insights into the scientific and business factors one must consider in successful truffle cultivation from two leading truffle experts. Tour a working truffle orchard and see how dogs are used to find truffles in live demonstrations. Share the excitement of unearthing truffles from the soil!


This full-day experience includes the Scientific Truffle Grower Seminar in the morning, a buffet lunch catered by the Michelin starred La Toque Restaurant, and truffle orchard tour and dog training demonstration (bus transportation to and from truffle orchard will be provided). Of course, wine tasting is part of the orchard tour!


Price includes:

  • Seminar on the fundamentals of science and business of truffle cultivation
  • Buffet lunch catered by Michelin starred La Toque
  • Truffle dog demonstration
  • Wine tasting of select Robert Sinskey Vineyards wines at the truffle orchard
  • Transportation to and from the truffle orchard
  • All wines, taxes and gratuities