Working for The Society has many privileges, not least the ability to pop to The Showroom to buy the odd bottle when the tide has gone out at home! On a recent fly-by for something to go in and with a risotto made from the leftovers of the weekend's roast chicken, someone called over: 'Have you tried The Society's Verdicchio?' Well, yes, it's a wine I know well and used to buy regularly; it was practically our 'house white' for a while. For some reason, it fell off my purchasing list and now I can't think why. I'd forgotten just what a cracking white this is; it's dry yet round and easy to drink and for the price offers much more flavour and nuance than one might expect. But its real trump card is the way these flavours are teased out, embellished and sing out, seemingly with whatever food you choose to serve it with; the warm salad of rocket, broad beans and peas with mint and balsamic dressing and feta crumbled over that went alongside the risotto did just that.
Joanna Goodman – Communications Editor
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