Saturday 17th june – 6.00 pm – Grinzane Cavour Castle – 309th CHAPTER OF THE SUMMER SOLSTICE


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

Registration for accreditation in the Cafeteria

6.00 pm          Sala delle Maschere (Hall of Masks)

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

Introduction by the Grand Master

6.15 pm       Slovakia and Italy, two countries in the context of climate change” – interview conducted by Knight Roberto Fiori of Gabriela Matečná, and Master Matteo Ascheri.

 7.00 pm       Investiture of Postulants to Knights

7.45 pm         Welcome aperitif

8.00 pm         Collaborative dinner of the 309th Chapter of the Summer Solstice



… Surprises from Alessandro Mecca‘s kitchen
Alta Langa DOCG Avremo 2018 – Sylla Az. Agr.

Rolls of cucumber marinated in Borovička with Bryndza cheese, crispy pancetta (chef Tomáš Chvostek)
Lipovina 2021 – Tokaj & Co

Rigatoni, peas, zucchini flowers and basil (chef Alessandro Mecca)
Langhe DOC Barbera Fontanelle 2021 – Ascheri Giacomo Cantine

Veal with juniper, beets and financier sauce (chef Alessandro Mecca)
Barolo DOCG Riserva Margheria 2016 – Boasso di Boasso Franco Az. Agr.


Ricotta cream with crunchy pears, walnuts and honey (chef Tomáš Chvostek)
Tokaj selezione 4-puttonyos 2009 – Tokaj & Co

Coffee and sweet delicacies
Please advise in advance of any food allergies or intolerances.