The truffle festival in Uzès

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Come and discover the black truffle of the Pays d’Uzès, Pont du Gard. A true treasure of French gastronomy, it is celebrated during the « Truffle Festival » organized in Uzès, from December 15th to March 15th.

During this festival, you will be able to buy fresh truffles directly from the producers, to discover the harmony between truffle food and wine of the winemakers of the Duchy of Uzès, to attend demonstrations of truffle hunting and also to participate in guided tours organized by the Tourist Office in order to discover the history of truffles.

More particularly during the weekend of the truffle from January 14th to 16th, many animations will be organized by the Committee of Agricultural Promotion such as :

  • Tasting of AOP Duché d’Uzès wines, during the winegrower’s evening (January 14th)
  • Gastronomic meal 100% truffle, made by starred chefs, during the gala evening (January 15th)
  • Bodega spirit (January 15th)
  • Sale of fresh truffles, truffle meals, tasting of local truffle products, demonstration of cavage every hour, conference and animations, truffle day on the Place aux Herbes (January 16th).

If you are lucky enough to participate in one of the “Table & Truffles” days, you will also have the opportunity to meet the pope of truffles, Michel Tournayre, owner of the estate “Les Truffières d’Uzès”. He welcomes you all year around to his 15 hectares property dedicated to truffles and their history.

You will find all additional information you need hereunder :

Full agenda

Infos “Table & Truffles” carriage ride

Infos “gourmet alliances” truffles and wines

Published on : 13 December 2021.