Native truffles and Oregon wine, the focus and future of 10-year festival

By Hilary Berg

Some things are just better together. Peanut butter and jelly. Batman and Robin. Macaroni and cheese.

Wine and truffles.

Now this is an exceptional pair, especially in the Willamette Valley, where Dr. Charles Lefevre and Leslie Scott, owners of New World Truffieres, have been betting on the culinary combination since launching the Oregon Truffle Festival 10 years ago.

Read the entire piece in Oregon Wine Press

The Truffle Marketplace in Eugene gives attendees opportunities to purchase fresh truffles as well as goodies made by local artisans, such as Marché Restaurant.

The Truffle Marketplace in Eugene gives attendees opportunities to purchase fresh truffles as well as goodies made by local artisans, such as Marché Restaurant of Eugene, Oregon.

Oregon Truffle Festival founders Charles Lefevre and Leslie Scott are accompanied by Forest Mycologist David Pilz.

Oregon Truffle Festival founders Charles Lefevre and Leslie Scott are accompanied by Forest Mycologist David Pilz.