Saturday 12th september – 6.00 pm – Grinzane Cavour Castle – 293rd Chapter of the Tradition



6.00 pm

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

Registration for accreditation in the Cafeteria

6.45 pm

Sala delle Maschere

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

Introduction by the Grand Master

7.00 pm

La Stampa journalist Roberto Fiori interviews Mariagrazia Anselma, cook at Ristorante Italia in Serralunga d’Alba which is celebrating 100 years in business

7.30 pm

Investiture of Honorary Knights and Postulants

8.00 pm

Welcome aperitif

8.15 pm

Dinner of the 293rd Chapter of Tradition in Sala Cavour





APERITIFS in the courtyard

… Surprises from Marc Lanteri’s kitchen

Langhe DOC Chardonnay “Rolando” 2017 – Bricco Maiolica Az. Agr.


On November 5th 1967 the Dinner of the Founder Members setting up the Order took place at Trattoria Italia in Serralunga d’Alba with this menu:


Carne Cruda (steak tartare)

Dolcetto di Diano d’Alba DOCG “Sori’ Cristina”2018 – Prandi Giovanni Az. Agr.


Tajarìn ‘d Langa (Langa-style egg angel hair pasta)

Dolcetto d’Alba DOC Superiore “Gamus” 2016 – Mossio Fratelli Az. Agr.


Fritto misto (sweet & savoury mixed fry)

Nebbiolo d’Alba DOC Superiore “Agrestis” 2015 – Marrone Gian Piero


Toma (cheese) and Bonet (chocolate & amaretti pudding)

Barolo DOCG “Pernanno” 2015 – Cascina Bongiovanni Di Mozzone Davide 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.