The 32nd Annual Berkeley Springs
International Water Tasting
February 24-27, 2022

2021 Winners

Berkeley Springs International Water TastingThe Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting welcomes waters from more than a dozen countries, and states as far away as Hawaii on Saturday, February 26. Held at The Country Inn in the historic spa town of Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, it is the largest and longest running water tasting in the world, dubbed by BuzzFeed and The Week “the world’s most prestigious water tasting.”

Tasting of municipal waters, followed by purified drinking water and sparkling waters begins at 2:30pm. Non-carbonated bottled waters are tasted at 6:30pm. All day Saturday, the public can taste along with the judges and have an opportunity to vote for the People’s Choice award for best packaging. Winners in all categories are announced at 8pm More…

In 2017 Nancy Andrews 100 Days in Appalachia includes a visit to the Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting see what she has to say about the importance of water.

Watch the seminar from June 4, 2021.

Watch the Saturday June 5, 2021 evening tasting and awards.

Click here for photos from the 2021 International Water Tasting

Beneath the Surface and Around the Globe

is our seminar to address industry issues in an in-depth manner. Once again we are bringing together expert panelists from within the industry to lead the one day event Friday, February 25, 2022, at The Country Inn of Berkeley Springs. Time: 1 to 5 pm. The seminar is free so we hope you will attend this exciting event sponsored by Travel Berkeley Springs.


The Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting is held at The Country Inn of Berkeley Springs, in the center of downtown Berkeley Springs, West Virginia home to the historic warm mineral springs in Berkeley Springs State Park. The water tasting is conducted Saturday, February 26, followed by announcing winners for both bottlers and municipalities.

Getting the Message Out

The Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting has generated much interest in the water industry through feature articles on most major radio and TV networks coast to coast, and around the world. The Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting & Competition has been featured on National Public RadioBBCMSNBCFOX News NetworkCNNUSA Today and Beverage Industry Magazine.

For 2021 Program click the cover below.

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Rooms fill up quickly in our delightful resort town, during this major weekend of the winter season. We urge you to decide and make your reservations at the lodging place of your choice as soon as possible.

For a detailed list of lodging in Berkeley Springs call Travel Berkeley Springs at 1-800-447-8797 or check us out online.

The Country Inn of Berkeley Springs