For consumers looking for a Fine Water Experience Restaurants, Sommeliers, Chefs and Mixologits provide the touch point of getting aquanted with premium waters.
Americans have recently started recognizing many food items, such as wine and olive oil, for their unique and cherished sources. Other items, like dark chocolate and salt, are currently undergoing that transition. But bottled water is still treated as a commodity lacking this terroir - the distinctive flavor determined by the local characteristics of the source.
This is a growing list of restaurants that have at least 5 different water sources on the menu to satisfy the new trend.
Water is not just Water. It deserves attention like wine and food ......
Every good sommelier tells you a little story about the wine he or she is pouring you. Does it make the wine taste better? No. Does it make the wine feel more special and unique? Absolutely. The same is true for water: Sharing the story of the water its source and origin, vintage, and the location and circumstances of its bottling can contribute significantly to the overall experience.