Termatalia, International Fair of Thermal Tourism, Health and Well-being, returns to the Expourense fair calendar and will be held as a complete fair (with all its usual professional actions) on 29 and 30 September 2022. One of these activities will be the International Water Tasting that will fulfill 19 editions and is positioned as a proof of great international prestige for bottled mineral waters that use the awards in this tasting as a marketing tool and as a sign of its accredited quality.
EXPOURENSE under the protection of its brand TERMATALIA organizes this international water tasting contest with the aim of disseminating and improving the perception of the exceptional organoleptic qualities of natural mineral waters.
Participation is reserved for bottlers worldwide, meaning as a bottler the natural or legal person who takes responsibility for the water by appearing its name on the label and which offers the criteria of traceability, respecting the health rules in force in your country of bottling. The tasting will be held on September 29 and the awards will be delivered in Expourense on September 30, 2022. The tasting will be complemented by a Bar of international waters in which you can meet and taste the participating waters.
These are the categories in which you can participate in this tasting:
NATURAL MINERAL WATERS WITHOUT GAS:
Very low, very weak or light mineralisation (<50 mgr/l R.S or S.S)
Weak, medium or mixed mineralization
High mineralization, strong or with character.
NATURAL MINERAL WATERS WITH GAS:
NON-MILITARY WATER: prepared drinking water, bottled water for public consumption, purified water or other gourmet water.
(*) Flavored waters, flavored waters, etc. are not included.
SPECIAL DISTINCTIONS IN THE FIELD OF BOTTLED MINERAL WATER:
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (CSR) AND ENVIRONMENT
Winners of the last edition of the International Water Tasting held in 2021:
Very Weak Mineralization Water Category:
• 1st Prize: Agua Sana (Galicia)
Weak Mineralized Water Category:
• 1st prize: Fontecelta (Galicia)
• 2nd prize: La Sasse (France)
• 3rd prize: Agua de Benassal (Valencia)
Category Mineral water with natural gas:
• 1st prize: Ventadour (France)
• 2nd prize: Magma Original (Galicia)
Category of Mineral Water with added sparkling:
• 1st prize: Vimeiro (Portugal)
• 2nd prize: Aguas de Sousas (Galicia)
Category “Innovative packaging”: 1st prize: Bezoya (Castilla y León)
Category Corporate Social Responsibility: 1st prize: Bezoya (Castilla y León)
Special mention to Pedras Salgadas (Portugal) for its 150th anniversary
The bases to participate in the 19th International Water Tasting can be consulted here.