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Nordaq to give top UK sommeliers a winning chance

Sommelier of The Year

Nordaq premium water is sponsoring this year’s Taittinger UK Sommelier of the Year Award, which begins this Friday, 26th April 2019.

Now in its 40th year, the competition organised by The Caterer Magazine recognises ‘the very finest talent in wine service’ and is conducted in partnership with the Academy of Food and Wine Service. 

T&J is the sole UK technical services partner for the Nordaq premium water filtering system. Nordaq enables you to create restaurant-quality still and sparkling water on-site, without any of the preservatives found in bottled water.

Cited by top chefs and sommeliers as the ‘purest tasting water’, Nordaq delivers a palate-cleansing quality that enhances the flavour of food and wine in a way that no other water comes close.

In addition to Nordaq’s sponsorship of the event, all participating sommeliers will be able to drink Nordaq filtered water with the wines they’re tasting throughout the competition.

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Ian Jones, Managing Director of T&J Installations, said: “What Nordaq can do for the experience of tasting wine is one of its major selling points – it reveals the true flavours. I wish the sommeliers taking part this year the very best of luck – Nordaq water should put the wind at their backs.” 

 The competition for the Taittinger UK Sommelier of the Year Award will span from Friday 26th April to the day of the semi-finals and final on Monday 8th July. 

This Friday, the regional heats in Manchester, Bristol and London will whittle down all the candidates to just 12 through blind taste tests, practical service tasks and questionnaires, testing their palates and service skills.

The final in London will take place in front of a live audience and will see that shortlist of 12 candidates become 3, after which a winner will be crowned.

Peter Smeaton, of Nordaq UK, said: “We are delighted to be sponsoring the Taittinger UK Sommelier of the Year Award 2019. Nordaq is a great match for the award, and our premium filtered water is the perfect accompaniment to fine wine.”

Nordaq is now offering the opportunity to sample its water in a tailored ‘Nordaq Experience’. The Experience allows you to try the water alongside your wine, providing invaluable insight into the potential that Nordaq could hold for your business.

If you would like to know more about Nordaq premium water, or to arrange your own Nordaq Experience, please call 0121 348 8951 or email enquiries@nordaqfreshuk.com.


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