Four Ways to Pair Wine with Truffles

The great 19th-century epicure Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin once called truffles“the very diamond of gastronomy.” In that line of thought, Italian white truffles, which grow wild from late summer through winter, are the most coveted gems of all. Though they’re found throughout Italy, as well as other countries in the Adriatic region, those Continue Reading

There’s a good chance the black truffle on your plate from Truffe Perigorg

Much has been written about black truffle hunting in the French countryside, where Perigord truffles, or tuber melanosporum, thrive below oak and hazelnut trees. But little is discussed about how these “black diamonds” are traded before they reach the hands of fine dining chefs around the world. The interior of Continue Reading