Title of Knight
Defend and promote the genuine food and wines of Alba throughout the world…
Since its founding as far back as 1967, the Order of Knights of the Truffle and Wines of Alba has knighted people from all over the world who, for their professional activity or particular merit in the field of food and wine, have demonstrated and continue to demonstrate a genuine interest in and passion for the Langa.
Receive the Title of Knight
Anyone who is passionate about and has an interest in the wines, products, traditions and landscape of our region…
All those who genuinely share the desire to promote the cuisine and wines of Alba can apply for membership of the Order of Knights of the Truffle and Wines of Alba.
How to apply
The application and curriculum vitae should be filled in and sent to the Order by e-mail addressed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will be examined by the Order’s Ruling Council, and applicants considered eligible will be invited to an Investiture ceremony during one of the Chapters held in the prestigious, historic Hall of Masks in Grinzane Cavour Castle.
The admission fee of € 150.00 includes: membership for the year in course, Neck-chain with a Medallion bearing the member’s name, a certificate of proclamation, some publications, photographs of the Investiture, and the annual membership card (with a 10% discount on purchases at Grinzane Castle).
New members acquire the right to attend the Chapters organized by the Order, and can introduce new Knights. Membership is renewable each year, subject to the payment of the annual fee set by the Ruling Council.
How to pay fees
“In the name of our land, I hereby name you Knight of the Order of the Truffle and Wines of Alba, in order that you may defend its traditions and raise the prestige of its culinary arts and wines.”