Sunday 8th September 2019 – Castle of Grinzane Cavour – at 11 a.m. – 281st CHAPTER OF THE SELECTION OF THE GREAT WINES.


10.30 am       Courtyard of the Castle: display by the Flag-throwers and Musicians of Alba

Registration for accreditation in the Sala Didattica (Seminar room)


11.00 am       Sala Convegni (Conference room)

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


Introduction by the Grand Master


11.20 am        Presentation of the 45th Selection of Great Wines

                       Awards ceremony for the Winning Wineries


12 noon         Investiture of Honorary Knights and Postulants


12.30 pm       Welcome aperitif


1.00 pm          Sala Cavour  – Lunch of the 289th Chapter of the Selection of Great Wines of Alba




APERITIFS in the courtyard

… Surprises from Marc Lanteri’s kitchen

Alta Langa DOCG “Bianc ‘D Bianc” 2014 – Cocchi Giulio Spumanti Srl


Creamed salt cod, Nucetto chick-peas and “Bagnet verd” (green herb sauce)

Chef Marc Lanteri

Roero Arneis DOCG 2018 – Cornarea Az. Agr.


Lidia’s Agnolotti served in a napkin

Chef Ugo Alciati


Shin of Fassona beef, potato bake and garden vegetables

Chef Marc Lanteri

Barbaresco DOCG “Basarin” 2016 – Moccagatta


Baked peach, soft amaretto and chocolate soup

Chef Ugo Alciati

Moscato D’Asti DOCG “Cascina Fiori” 2018 – Oddero Poderi e Cantine


Coffee and sweet delicacies


The wines accompanying the appetizers and dishes have been picked from among the Winners of the 45th Selection chosen by the Order’s Tasting Panel.