Saturday 15th june – 6.00 pm – Grinzane Cavour Castle – 317th CHAPTER OF THE SUMMER SOLSTICE


5.30 pm       Courtyard of the Castle: display by the Flag-throwers and Musicians of Alba

Registration for accreditation

6.00 pm       Sala Convegni (Conference Room)

Meeting of the Ruling Council with the Knights, Authorities and guests

Introduction by the Grand Master

6.15 pm          Talk entitled: “Ten years of Unesco Vineyard Landscapes: results and challenges in the drawing up of the new Management Plan” by Bruno Bertero, Director of the Langhe Monferrato Roero Tourist Board

6.45 pm         Investiture of Postulants to Knights

8.00 pm        Welcome aperitif

8.30 pm        Dinner of the 317th Chapter of the Summer Solstice



… Surprises from Alessandro Mecca‘s kitchen
Alta Langa DOCG 2017 – Bera Valter Az. Agr.

Albese, egg yolk, Parmesan fondue
Dolcetto di Diano DOCG 2021 – Cascina Bongiovanni di Mozzone Davide Az. Agr.

Rigatoni pasta with zucchini, marrow flowers and mint
Barbera d’Alba DOC Bric du Luv 2021 – Cà Viola Az. Agr.

Rabbit with rosemary, creamed potato, chard
Barolo DOCG del Comune di Diano D’Alba Contadin 2018 – Bricco Maiolica Az. Agr.

Crème caramel
Moscato d’Asti DOCG 2022 – Tenuta Langasco di Sacco Claudio

Coffee and sweet delicacies
The wines accompanying the appetizers and dishes have been picked from among the Winners of the 48th Selection chosen by the Order’s Tasting Panel.