Acqua Panna mineral water – still
Perfectly balanced, light and luminous with a tonic note, Acqua Panna has the rare ability to enhance even the most delicate flavours. A fascinating nature that mirrors the earth of Tuscany from which it flows.
Acqua Panna mineral water – still, encompasses the very essence of Tuscan lifestyle, heritage and fine elegance, an extraordinary water rooted in the heart of the Italian culinary, artistic and historical tradition. Known for its remarkable limpidness and freshness, with subtle but very pleasant flavours, Acqua Panna natural mineral water flows from the Apennines Mountains inside the very heart of the picturesque Tuscan landscape. Here, sheltered by uncontaminated nature since Renaissance times, it continues to surface in all its purity, in a perfect setting, as it has done for centuries.
Acqua Panna mineral water – still is Bottled at the source
Acqua Panna mineral water – still, reaches the finest tables around the world as pure as it came from its springs.
Untouched Natural Purity
Natural mineral water forms below the earth’s surface, creating a source with recognized properties favorable to health. As it flows underground, the water undergoes changes in its physical and chemicals composition, acquiring truly inimitable traits. Thanks to a 15-year journey deep underground through rock strata, Acqua Panna exhibits unaltered purity together with a particular balanced formula that doesn’t dominate but heightens the taste of fine food. Minerals are absorbed naturally as water flows through geological formations to its source (the level and relative proportions of minerals and trace elements at the point of emergence from the source is constant).
Another one of natural mineral water’s unique characteristics is its own purity, warranted by the inaccessibility of its source that, sheltered and protected from any surface pollution, ensures its continuing bacteriological and chemical top quality. Acqua Panna mineral water it’s bottled at the source, without any kind of additional treatment. Natural mineral water is the purest category of water because it comes naturally from a specific place in nature.
A Water Of Art And Culture
Acqua Panna is proud of a long history. Legend says that its estate dates as far back as the Renaissance period, to the days of the famed de Medici family of Florence. The de Medici’s were known for their sumptuous banquets and their love for fine wine and food and, the lore has it, this way these Renaissance gourmet secured themselves a constant supply of fresh mineral water for daily use in court and for their memorable banquets as well.
Widely Known From the Start
Panna spring is located alog the ancient route connecting Florence to and Bologna. This spring was appreciated by all travelers, who used to rest, benefiting the delicate purity of water.
A Precious Asset
The Panna ‘bandita’ establishes the property lines of the Medici estate, intended as a private reserve for farming and game for the de Medici’s
A Beautiful Estate
In 1572, Grand Duke Francesco I builds a still-standing oratory at Villa Panna.
A Renown Source
1792: A map, still hanging on a wall in Villa Panna, shows one of the Acqua Panna sources.
True Still Mineral Water
1860, the Marquise of Torrigiani, owner of the Acqua Panna estate, bottles the mineral water for the first time, home-delivering as far as Florence by a carter the 54-liter demijohns.
Acqua Panna Is Born
1910: the Marquises of Torrigiani switch to litre bottles for the Acqua Panna mineral water.
The First Company
1938: Count Contini Bonaccossi, a world-famous antiques dealer, founds the Società Panna.
A Successful Alliance
1957: The Sanpellegrino Company purchases Acqua Panna.
1970: The Acqua Panna plant become the first one in Italy to have a PVC bottling line.
2003: Acqua Panna becomes the official water of the Association de la Sommellerie Internationale.
Opening the Way
2004: S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna, together with the ASI (Association de la Sommellerie Internationale), present Acque In Tavola, a guide to tasting and serving mineral waters.
A Reference for Anybody
2005: the Water Codex, the first treatise on mineral water, is presented to the world by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna.
2006: The Water Codex II is published, and helps to widen the knowledge of the fine dining experience.
Tuscany Taste logo
2014: To celebrate the 450° birthday of the Panna estate, Acqua Panna received the Tuscany Taste logo, an official icon issued by the region of Tuscany to celebrate its unique origin.
In the same time, the new design of Acqua Panna, focusing on Tuscany was presented to the world