Berkeley Springs hosts 30th International Water Tasting

West Virginia

BERKELEY SPRINGS, Wv. (WDVM)– Berkeley Springs is hosting their 30th International Water Tasting. A panel of judges will taste at least 60 waters in three categories: municipal, still and sparkling, and bottled.

Some of the waters featured at the event come from Bosnia, California, and Australia.

Best Municipal Water — 2020 Best in the World

1st Mission Springs Water District, Desert Hot Springs, CA

2nd – Mackay, Queensland, Australia 3rd – Ville de Senneterre, QC, Canada

4th — Santa Ana, CA

5th – Southwest Water Authority, ND

Best Bottled Water — 2020

1st – Hita no Homare Cosmo Water , Hita, Oita, Japan

2nd — Smeraldina Natural Artesian Water, Sardinia, Italy

3rd – Montana Artisian Water, Kalispell, MT

4th – Fuji no Hibiki Cosmo Water, Fuji, Shizuoka, Japan

5th – Koto no Tennensui Cosmo Water, Kyoto, Japan

Best Sparkling – 2020

1st – Voyage Spring Water, Putaruru, NZ

2nd tie – Antipodes Water, Otakiri, Whakatane, NZ Mount Pure Sparkling Water, St. George’s, Grenada, West Indies

3rd – Mountain Valley Spring Water Sparkling, Hot Springs, AR

4th — Tesanjski Kiseljak, Tesanj, Bosnia

5th – Azuga, Voluntari, Ilfov, Romania

Best Purified Drinking Water – 2020

1st – Waterfy Me – Gaithersburg, MD

2nd – Lesage Water, Lesage, WV —

3rd tie – Rain Fresh Oxygen-Rich Purified Water, Garland, TX bronze Hamilton on Tap, Hamilton, OH

4th — Ophora Water, Santa Barbara, CA (gold 2018, bronze 19)

People’s Choice — 2020 Best Packaging

1st – Svalbaroi Polar Iceberg Water, Longyearbyen, Norway

2nd – Woter, Nelson, NZ

3rd – King Island Cloud Juice, Surprise Bay, Tasmania

4th – Pura Volcanic, Juan Castro Blanco National Park, Costa Rica

5th – Antipodes, Otakiri, Whakatane, NZ

Best Flavored Essence Sparkling

1st – Asarasi Sparkling Tree Cherry Lime, Katonah, NY

2nd — Canadian Gold Lemon Sparkling Water, Marchand, MB, Canada

3rd — Mountain Valley Blackberry Pomegranate Sparkling Water. Hot Springs, AR

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