Sunday 13th October 2019 – Castle of Grinzane Cavour – at 11.00 a.m. – 290th CHAPTER OF THE GRAPE HARVEST


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

Registration for accreditation in the Cafeteria


11.00 am    Sala delle Maschere (Hall of Masks)

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


Introduction by the Grand Master


11.10 am    Presentation of the book “Guerra e pane” (War and Bread) by Margherita Oggero, interviewed by                            Enrica Melossi


11.45 am    Investiture of Honorary Knights and Postulants


12.30 pm   Welcome aperitif

1.00 pm     Sala Cavour – Lunch of the 290th Chapter of the Harvest



APERITIFS in the courtyard

… Surprises from Marc Lanteri’s kitchen

Langhe DOC Sauvignon 2018 – Poderi La Collina Az. Agr.

Langhe flan with Carmagnola bell peppers

Dolcetto di Diano d’Alba DOCG 2017 – Sobrino Edoardo Az. Agr.


Agnolotti with a hen filling, mountain butter and Alba White Truffle

Rump of Fassona beef cooked in Barolo wine with autumnal vegetables

Barolo DOCG del Comune di Serralunga d’Alba 2015 – Palladino Az. Vin.



Candied chestnut mousse, black currants and meringues

Moscato d’Asti DOCG 2018 – Bera Valter Az. Agr.


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.