... and the Winners are!
TASTE & DESIGN AWARDS Congratulations to all!
Here are the winners of the 2023 TASTE & DESIGN AWARDS in all the categories.
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Martin Riese and I started the Fine Water Academy in 2018 to train and certify water sommeliers worldwide. The water sommeliers we trained and water sommeliers from many other schools will be the key to changing the way we think about water and how we consume water in a fine dining experience.

If you are a certified water sommelier from an accredited school, please email us if you like to be added to the list

Here are some great dining experiences we had that would benefit from a water menu and choice.

We will list the dishes, and water sommeliers will pair water with them. We will also look at the restaurant's menu and recommend a portfolio of waters that we know will enhance the dining experience.

World's largest Water Menu with 150 waters from 33 countries.

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Water Menu Spain
We have selected Athens, Greece, to host the 2023 TASTE & DESIGN AWARDS. The competition will be held on April 26th, 2023.

Athens April 26th, 2023
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The Fine Water Society (FWS) was founded in 2008 on the idea that water is not just water, but a natural, unprocessed product with terroir and unique characteristics.

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For centuries, humans have been drinking water at the natural temperature of its source or storage facility. Only recently have we begun manipulating water's temperature. The temperature of most underground cellars where wine is traditionally stored is about 55 degrees Fahrenheit (13°C).
Fortunately, there are also now water menus in restaurants and water sommeliers curating experiences with water and expanding the possibilities. Water deserves a place on the table next to food and wine, but it's not easy to change perceptions and habits.
There is no wrong or right as you can drink any water with your food, but as you'll see if you start pairing, some waters just work better than others. When we talk about pairing, we talk about two different things: matching and contrasting.
If one person is synonymous with the adoption of Water Menus in the United States, especially in California, it is Martin Riese . Water deserves a place on the table next to food and wine, but it's not easy to change perceptions and habits. While consumers demand better choices of natural water and order from portfolio distributors for home use, restaurants and the hospitality industry in...
Originfloe is a supplier & distributor of Fine Water from across the globe and the home to South Africa’s 1st Certified Water Sommelier – Candice Jansen. "There is water for every bottle of wine, paired to highlight these nuances. Fine Water paired to cocktails and coffees changes flavor profiles in the most exceptional ways imaginable. Fine Water paired with different cuisines is the mark of a...
With about 60 brands Fine Liquids is the leading portfolio distributor of Fine Waters in Germany and Europe. Fine Liquids recently opened London's first dedicated Water Boutique & Gallery. Location 74909 Meckesheim, Germany Social Media: Website: fine-liquids.com Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Phone/Text: +49 178 159 00 91 Fine...