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"We chose Wenlock Spring for its excellent clean taste, the bottle presentation and the subtlety of the sparkling water. Our customers are very discerning; everything must complement the food and the whole dining experience". Will Holland.

Wenlock Spring to sponsor the Sommelier Wine Awards 2017

Wenlock Spring to sponsor the Sommelier Wine Awards 2017

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Wenlock Spring is proud to sponsor the prestigious awards, Britain's only on-trade wine competition.

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Sommelier Wine Awards 2017

Britain's only on-trade wine competition discovers the finest wines from the UK and beyond, for restaurants, hotels, pubs and bars. Wenlock Spring - a medal winning brand itself - has a synergy with fine wine; and is a firm advocate that premium bottled water should be presented, and served correctly, just like wine.

Premium bottled water should be a considered part of a meal or bar offering. Wenlock Spring water will enhance the dining experience through its taste, health and rehydration benefits. A fine water will also cleanse and refresh the palate between courses. To enjoy and savour the taste of Wenlock Spring - which is crisp and delicately sweet - it should be served correctly:

  • Chilled but not straight from the fridge - like white wine
  • No ice or lemon - as this introduces tap water and other flavours into the spring water

Wenlock Spring is proud of its water - and any restaurant, hotel or bar should be too. Water is a credible beverage in its own right - with sales outstripping fruit juices and nectars, thanks to its health credentials. Premium brands like Wenlock Spring, should always be listed in menus and beverage lists, with a description of its taste and provenance - and even its awards.

British, award winning and ethically conscious, Wenlock Spring is a premium still and lightly sparkling water, with provenance in rural Shropshire. A brand exclusively for hospitality, it is available in stylish glass and PET - with a bottle size for every occasion. Wenlock Spring is sourced from a protected historic spring, dating back to 1086; and filtered naturally - giving it its unique blend of minerals.

Matthew Orme, Director of Wenlock Spring, said: "Wine and water have a close synergy. Bottled water should be selected carefully, and treated with respect - just like wine. If it is positioned and served correctly, the right water can enhance the dining experience, and add to profitability."

Micaela Martins Ferreira, Deputy Competition Director for the Sommelier Wine Awards, said: "We are delighted that Wenlock Spring is sponsoring this year's awards. It highlights the important relationship between water and wine - adding to the dining and hospitality experience."

The winners of the Sommelier Wine Awards 2017 will be announced in May. Last year, winners included Lyme Bay Winery, Morgenster , Taittinger and Mo√ęt & Chandon.

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