BEVERLY HILLS, California, October 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Beverly Hills 9OH2O, the world's first sommelier crafted water, today announced that it won the Beverage Innovation Award for the World's Best Still or Sparkling Water. The awards have been presented annually since 2002 by FoodBev Media, global publisher of major food and beverage publications, including Food & Beverage International and FoodBev.com.
"We were delighted that Beverly Hills 9OH2O, a product that has been on the market for only five months, was bestowed this prestigious award," said Jon Gluck, president and co-founder of the water's producer, Beverly Hills Drink Company. "It was especially exciting to be the first American-made bottled water product to ever receive this highly-coveted award."
"Each part of [Beverly Hills 9OH2O] says it all ... a very well developed product from start to end – and a great story behind it," said the Beverage Innovation Awards judging panel in naming Beverly Hills 9OH2O the World's Best Still or Sparkling Water.
The Beverage Innovation Awards
The Beverage Innovation Awards were announced at a special ceremony on September 19, 2013 in Munich, Germany held at Drinktec 2013, where over 66,000 visitors from 183 countries attended the world's leading trade fair for the beverage industry. 370 entries from 40 countries were judged in 29 categories by beverage marketing and product development experts. Among the entrants were AriZona Beverages, Coca-Cola, Crystal Geyser Water Company, PepsiCo, and The Gatorade Company.
Crafted To Be the Finest Water
Beverly Hills 9OH2O was crafted from the ground up to be the finest water ever created, with several unique features built in to create the absolute best taste, the healthiest profile, and the most exquisite packaging. Its patent-pending formulation was designed by fine dining experts, including Martin Riese, the world's foremost water sommelier. Among its many features, Beverly Hills 9OH2O is alkaline with a 7.5 pH, has the highest level of electrolytes among the leading premium still waters, and has the perfect balance of natural minerals making it the first water to precisely pair with fine foods, red and white wines, and fine spirits.
Now Available Online and at Select Locations
At only $5.99 per one liter fine glass bottle, Beverly Hills 9OH2O is affordably available at specialty retailers such as BevMo!. Beverly Hills 9OH2O is now also available online at www.beverlywater.com and at fine restaurants, leading hotels, and gourmet markets, including Montage Hotels, InterContinental Hotels, and Patina Restaurants. The product is now rolling out nationwide.
About Beverly Hills Drink Company, Inc.
Beverly Hills Drink Company, Inc. is a leading-edge Beverly Hills, California company dedicated to bringing extraordinary master crafted beverage products to the world market. The company owns a number of proprietary beverage formulations and bottle designs which combine to create exceptionally unique products that delight consumers. For more information about the company, to find sales locations, and to order Beverly Hills 9OH2O online, please visit www.beverlywater.com.
SOURCE Beverly Hills Drink Company