When you hear the word truffle, what do you think of? Chocolate? Popcorn? Delicate cooking oil? Discover the many uses of truffles (and try them for yourself) at the Oregon Truffle Festival. The annual festival offers a little something for everyone from canine competitions to cooking classes. Uncover one of nature’s most valuable ingredients this winter!
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Everything You Need to Know About the Oregon Truffle Festival
Witness the excitement of the Oregon Truffle Festival. From the Yamhill Valley to the Willamette Valley, leave no truffle unturned. Embark on a cooking class, cheer on your favorite dog, or simply discover the tasty world of truffles during this two-weekend long event.
The Joriad North American Truffle Dog Championship
January 23, 2020
Join in the commotion of The Joriad. The annual competition gathers dogs of all breeds together for the hunting of the truffles. Cheer on your favorite pooch as they race to sniff out the most truffle-scented targets on the course. The event finishes with the crowd favorite, the Parade of Dogs. Want to register your Fido? Check out the details here!
Eugene and Willamette Valley Truffle Country
January 24-26, 2020
The Eugene and Willamette Valley Truffle Country is your one-stop-shop for everything truffle. The one-weekend only market provides immersive cooking classes, truffle dog training, truffle lunches, information about truffle farming, and exclusive wine tastings. This event is everything you’ve ever wanted to know about truffle cooking and more!
Yamhill Valley Wine Country
February 14-16, 2020
The Yamhill Valley Wine Country weekend provides truffle aficionados the chance to expand on the truffle knowledge. Meet and greet with local restaurants and learn more about how they utilize the unique truffles on their menu. Enjoy a take-home meal, made by you, during their two-day cooking class. Get the Terroir of Truffles ticket and enjoy admission to all of the weekend’s events including Food is Love, an intimate dining event showcasing Yamhill Valley’s best chefs.
Who Does It Benefit?
The Oregon Truffle Festival benefits farmers, landowners, harvesters, truffle dog trainers, chefs, and consumers in the neighboring communities. Their mission is to create sustainability of truffles and how to use them to their full potential.
Plan Your Stay at Youngberg Hill
What pairs better with chocolate truffles than a glass of Youngberg Hill Pinot Noir? Book your stay in the Jura Suite and sip on reds while relishing in panoramic views of the vineyards and mountains. The second-floor room includes a king-size bed, electric fireplace, Pure Air Jacuzzi tub, and a complimentary gourmet breakfast.
Book our off-season special and take advantage of our lower rates while they last! Seasonal rates are available November through February, excluding Thanksgiving, Valentine’s Day, and private events. Reserve your room now for your trip to the Oregon Truffle Festival!