Ordine dei Cavalieri del Tartufo e dei Vini di Alba
Castello di Grinzane Cavour – via Castello, 5
12060 Grinzane Cavour (CN) – ITALIE
Open from Monday to Friday between 8:30 and 12:30 and from 14:00 to 18:00
Tel. + 39 0173-22.66.24 - +39 333/4729324
On the 22nd of February 1967, in a small restaurant in Grinzane Cavour, the Oenogastronomic Association named « Order of the Knights of the Truffle and the Wines of Alba » was established. Its aim is to promote the fine cuisine of the Langhe region.
Throughout the year, the Order organizes meetings called « Chapters » where issues related to food are debated and during which traditional dishes are presented and prepared following authentic recipes, all of which are then accompanied by high-quality wines selected by experts of the Order.
Since the establishment of the Order, these events have always taken place in the historic castle of Grinzane Cavour, which is also the seat of the Enoteca Regionale and of the One-Michelin-Star Restaurant of the Castle.
The Order is composed of the following bodies :
- The Grand Council
The Grand Master
- The Honorary Grand Master
The Grand Council appoints the members of the Sovereign Council and the Grand Master.
The Sovereign Council names three experts of the food commission and three experts of the wine commission. It appoints :
- The Treasurer
- The Chancellor
- The Ceremony Master
- The Honorary Master
- The Active Members(Wise companions)
Saturday 27th February 2016 General Assembly 11 am
Sunday 20th March 2016 261st Chapter 11 am OF THE SPRING IN THE LANGHE
Friday 8th April 2016 262nd Chapter 6 pm OF THE BUDS
Saturday 28th May 2016 263rd Chapter 6 pm OF THE ROSES
Saturday 18th June 2016 264th Chapter 6 pm OF THE SUMMER SOLSTICE
Saturday 17th September 2016 265th Chapter 6 pm OF THE SELECTION OF THE GREAT WINES
Sunday 16th October 2016 266th Chapter 11 am OF THE HARVEST
Saturday 12th November 2016 267th Chapter 6 pm OF THE AUTUMN MISTS
Sunday 27th November 2016 268th Chapter 11 am OF THE WHITE TRUFFLE OF ALBA
Saturday 10th December 2016 Friendship Party 11.30 am with Bagna Cauda