Luxury hotel offers a walk on the wild side this season with Scotland’s Truffle Guru

a large white truffle
a large white truffle

A speciality Truffle Weekend will be hosted at one of Scotland’s most luxurious and secluded country house hotels and promises to deliver a delicious dining opportunity for discerning guests this season.

Scotland’s one and only Truffle Guru, Gianpaolo La Greca, owner of Sapori Truffles in Edinburgh, will be teaming up with Head Chef, Tony Pierce who has worked in many Michelin awarded establishments including his current base, Knockinaam Lodge.

A dedicated Truffle Weekend (11 & 12 November) will offer guests a masterclass in ‘all things truffle’ and include a Truffle Masterclass, a five course Gourmet Tasting Dinner with wine to accompany each course on both evenings and expert wine tutoring.

Head Chef Tony Pierce, who has worked at many Michelin starred establishments in Scotland, England and Wales, produces incredible treats for discerning taste buds by selecting the very best of local produce from a variety of Scottish sources.

Currently featuring in the Great British Cook Book alongside celebrity chefs James Martin and Levi Roots, Tony produces creative tasting menus tailored for each guest’s unique preferences and begins with homemade crisps, olives, and canapes then five delicious courses followed by a pre-desert, coffee and home-made petit fours all served in the intimate hotel restaurant.

As the nights draw in guests can take advantage of reduced Winter rates soaking up the best of Scottish hospitality whilst relaxing in luxurious sofas aside blazing log fires and enjoying a nightcap in the wood panelled Whisky Bar which offers more than 100 single malts.

For families looking to escape during the holidays Shingle Lodge is an exceptional self catering property located just metres from the hotel. Here, families are well catered for with the hotel offering earlier dining times and children able to explore nature’s playground with an abundance of rock pools and easy walking opportunities available.

For more information on Knockinaam Lodge visit www.knockinaamlodge.com