is an Italian
brand of bottled water
Acqua Panna takes its name from the Villa Panna
in the hills of Tuscany
, where the natural spring was first discovered.
The Acqua Panna source is located 3,700 feet high in the Apennine Mountains
of Tuscany, to the north of Florence
In the 16th century the powerful ruling family of the Medici's in Florence, owned the spring and it was fenced off as private property. The family had fresh drinking water from this preserved natural spring, as for many other unclaimed springs were contaminated with animal waste.
This brand now belongs to San Pellegrino
, which is owned by Nestlé
Nestle distributes the natural water into Europe & North America. Acqua Panna has become the exclusive bottled beverage at many luxury establishments, as for it compliments the finest meals, in the same way as San Pelligrino sparkling water.
In May 2010, large luxury hotel chains such as Hilton, OMNI, and Fairmont agreed to undisclosed terms with Nestlé
to carry the brand in their hotel chains. Aqua Panna was also recognized as one of . Read More