World record-breaking white truffle auction, this year as every year takes place this super prestigious and world-famous auction. As last year also this year the biggest piece of truffle is always awarded Hong Kong. An entrepreneur from Hong Kong has in fact received a piece of truffle that weighs 900 grams.
This year’s record auction counted revenues of up to 482,000 euros. Thus beating the records of previous years. The proceeds of the auction will be invested, among the various charitable initiatives financed. To host the young resident doctors arriving in Piedmont, which will be used to support the Covid wards of hospitals in difficulty.
The Auction is organized by the Enoteca Regionale Piemontese Cavour. With the support of the Piedmont Region, Enit, the Consorzio di Tutela Barolo Barbaresco Alba Langhe and Dogliani. The Ente Turismo Langhe Monferrato Roero, the Ente Fiera Internazionale del Tartufo Bianco d’Alba and the Centro Nazionale Studi Tartufo.
The participants in the auction from Hong Kong gathered together at the starred restaurant Otto e Mezzo Bombana of the award-winning three-Michelin-starred chef Umberto Bombana. Those in Singapore, on the other hand, were in the National Gallery, while in Moscow they were connected directly from the Bosca Cafe restaurant of the gum warehouses in Red Square.