The White Truffle is one of the most popular and unique products, fascinated and tasty territories of World Heritage in municipalities Canelli, Nizza Monferrato, Acqui Terme and Calamandrana. With the great wines of Monferrato, Barbera, Dolcetto and Sparkling Wines "Alta Langa" classic method the White Truffle of Alba and Astesana is the flagship product of Piedmontese cuisine.
Did you know that the first to ship overseas truffles were the wineries of Canelli Amerio nostril and that, in the early '900, have sent out of them in tin cans filled with wine. It seems that in this way the precious tubers were able to get in America, for ongoing nature, preserving the main organoleptic characteristics and especially the perfume.
The ability to know the White Truffle of Alba and Astesana are regional fairs dedicated to the underground mushroom prized. Daughters events are organized by the municipalities with the Region and the Trifulao Association of Canelli, one of the first born in Piedmont, as they are called in Piedmont truffles seekers.
The events programs are rich in events and reminders. Among the most original report from the market and the auction of the white truffle, gourmet enthusiasts, traders and caterers who compete for the sum of increases by hundreds of the best and most fragrant specimens of Tuber Magnum Pico; and local restaurants offering menus for "odorous" day at reasonable prices.
Then there's the track "tabui", as they are called dogs, often mestizos, of prodigious instinct that bring to light the underground truffles. veterans are awarded the champions who have emerged from years of activity with their owners. And throughout the day on this occasion also be visited, and is an opportunity not to be missed, the "underground cathedrals", ie, the historical cellars of three years in which are aged wines and sparkling wines.
It can also search for truffles with "Trifulau" and the other, looking dogs, "tabui".
During the day or night, in the magical atmosphere of the hills and valleys of the Heritage Trifulau Canelli Association organizes the "truffle hunting".
You will find the prized white truffle of Alba and Astesana that can be consumed on the dishes prepared by the chef Mariuccia Ferrero of Michelin star restaurant "San Marco".
You can also join the Truffle "package Search + tasting menu".
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