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Summer Giveaway: Mountain Valley Spring and Sparkling Water

At Whole Foods Market®, we love sharing good food and drink. Whether it’s a peak-of-the-season berry, a team member creation from our bakery, sausages made in house or a new grocery discovery, we love celebrating great flavors and products. But we don’t just want to tell you about it; we want you to enjoy it too. So, we’re doing a series of summer giveaways through mid-August.

Thank you to everyone who entered the giveaway. Congratulations to our winner Nan W. from California!

Sweet sodas, fruity smoothies and herbal ice teas seem to be an arm’s reach away during the summer, but sometimes nothing refreshes like water. That’s why we’re giving away a case of nature’s perfect thirst quencher. Read on to find out how to enter to win. Bottled at the spring in Hot Springs, Arkansas since 1871, Mountain Valley Spring Water is America's oldest continually operating bottled water company.

Today, they offer spring and sparkling water. This is no ordinary spring. Protected by approximately 2,000 acres of natural forest lands, the Mountain Valley spring is the deepest natural spring currently operating in the contiguous 48 states.

Geologists have determined that the water takes up to 3,500 years for the rain falling on Cedar Mountain to travel to the aquifer and return as Mountain Valley Spring Water. Yup, 3,500 years! So the natural filtering of this ancient water and the minerals it collects along the way likely make it different from many other options out there.

Maybe it’s the taste from the long filtering process or the depth of the spring or maybe it’s something else all together, but Mountain Valley Spring Water has collected quite a fan club including the White House, where 13 US Presidents have served it. It has also twice been named “Best Tasting Non-Carbonated Bottled Water in the World” at the Berkley Springs International Water Tasting Competition. (Is it just me or is there a joke about the judging panel going out for drinks after the competition somewhere here?)

Available in 1-liter recyclable glass bottles, Mountain Valley Spring Water is naturally sodium free and certified Kosher and Pareve for Passover by the Orthodox Union. Whether you’re enjoying it straight up, mixing the sparkling with your favorite juice or serving it to a President, Mountain Valley Spring Water and Sparkling Water are refreshing additions to summertime.

Why are you so thirsty this summer? Tell us in the comments below by Tuesday, July 9 and we’ll pick a winner at random to receive a case of Mountain Valley Spring Water or Sparkling Water (winner’s choice)!

The fine print: No purchase necessary. Promotion ends July 9, 2012, 11:59 PM CDT. Must be a legal resident of the US or Canada (except in Quebec, where it is void) age 18 or older to participate. Taxes on prize, if applicable, are the responsibility of the winner. Employees of Whole Foods Market, Inc., are not eligible. Void where prohibited.

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amorette says …

certainly not because it is hot yet! mostly from running around with my toddler!

chuck ashley says …

Nothing refreshes or revitalizes a body Better than water & I gotta try some of this-looks great!

Dee S says …

I live in Florida!!

Erin R. says …

Well,probably because it's 1,000 degrees here. But I ride the mail down to the post office on my bike after dinner every night and boy am I parched when I get home. Big glass if ice water, please!

Sarah Beauchamp says …

Sparkling water is the new soda. Stopped the pop 9 months ago, and with sparkling water for a treat, I don't look back!

Christina says …

I'm thirsty for more foods, beverages and other household products from trustworthy and reputable sources! So glad to see Mountain Valley Spring Water be an addition to the (thankfully) growing list.

michelle says …

I'm thirsty because I hike a lot.

Lee Bowers says …

I love Mountain Valley Spring Water. It is the best tasting water I have ever had. I would drink the water and enjoy it on these hot summer days. The glass bottles help the water taste better.

Isabel Medina says …

Water is my favorite drink even when I'm not thirsty but I'm incredibly thirsty this summer because it is so HOT, and I exercise even though it's so hot, and nothing quenches thirst like clear, clean, cool water!

Denise says …

Hiking, biking, working in the garden - water is always our drink of choice and spring water is the best!

Tammy says …

With living in the South & it's already over 100 degrees, have to keep myself hydrated especially after working out (6 days a week).

Amy B-G says …

Summer kid sports!...and also the summer kid sport 'spectator'! We don't do soda in this house...mostly water or fruit water here.

cheryl says …

I will peddle my @#$% off on my bicycle and use this to stay hydrated and refreshed!

Kathy says …

Water is our choice of beverage in our household. We willdefinitely be drinking a lot of water since it looks another HOT summer in Chicagoland.

Ruth says …

This looks to be another unusually hot summer and when I come in from tending my flower and vegetable beds water is my go to thirst quencher.

Gina Gruia says …

I am starting to train for a fall marathon and it is important to stay hydrated. I will be drinking a lot of water this summer.

Stephanie says …

i am so thirsty bc its been in the 90's and running along the lakefront path in Chicago works up a thrist!!

Lanie says …

water is the foundation of our body, especially like it sparkling

keith says …

I bike every day in the sizzle and humidity of a St Louis summer, so I always need a bottle of that refreshment close at hand.

Ann says …

Simply put...we need it to live! Water is likely the healthiest substance we put in our bodies! Did you know the body is comprised of 60-70% water? Pick me to enjoy some Mountain Valley Sparkling Water...gottta love the bubbles!

Elizabeth S. says …

Working on the farm makes my mouth water for some icy sparkling water.

Phyllis Dunitzd says …

Share them at our community lobster and steak bake.

yelena says …

Kids love it mixed with apple juice.

Carol Schmoker says …

I'm thirsty because it's now been over 100 for several days in Texas & I ride public transportation & wait out in the heat for my buses/rail rides.

adam says …

I love mountain value

Nina says …

I'm trying to get into better shape, and aside from pledging to drink at least 8 cups of water every day, I've started a walking program. Whew! That's thirsty work. If I win the case of water, I'll have a renewed spirit for exercise. Yeah!

bubbasmom says …

love the cool bubbles after a long afternoon in the park with my kids!

heather says …

This summer is already looking close to last summer... Water is the key to proper health especially in the heat.

Michael Blanos says …

I am at street fairs and festivals every weekend this summer annd fall, walking all over the place, building a thirst, and the best thing I know to satisfy my thirst is ice cold Mountain Valley Spring and Sparkling Water!

Alison says …

I'm thirsty because I'm in hot, dry, and smoky Colorado.

susan says …

water is good for you

Chris Tod says …

I'm thirsty b/c I decided it was time to start exercising so I'm clocking 6-10 miles a day with my dog Lulu.

Lydia says …

We never leave home without a bottle of water on hand for each of us. We serve sparkling water at gatherings. Love it.

Theresa (Miss Charlotte) says …

I would donate that case to help out with the situation in Colorado Springs...I plan on moving there soon, so it's rather dear to my heart.

kris says …

water from springs tastes best

Kathy says …

We live in Tennessee! That should say it all, but in case someone out there is from cooler climes, we are predicted to be in the triple digits for the next few days. No rain in sight, and we are hot!

Kathy says …

I'm thirsty from all this hiking!

shauna price says …

it's been so hot here.

Elizabeth says …

I am thirsty because that's the way my human body was made. I put it in and flush it out so the replenishing has to happen daily! I might be drinking water from the mountains but there are not many of them around here... got to dream - right?

Shirley says …

I've been unable to get Mountain Valley through my local water company, Fizz-O, for the water cooler in the house. The sparkling version of MV would be a nice treat.

CentexKat says …

I love a great tasting, slightly cool glass of pure, clean water.

Phyllis says …

I am diabetic and drink water constantly, so I would love some of this delicious water. thank you

cindy keller says …

The weather outside is l07 right now! Would love to have a cold refreshing bottle of this water.

Rita G says …

Working out in our gardens sure makes us thirsty. What better way to quench your thirst that with Mountain Valley Spring Water. It's going to hit 100 degrees today in Omaha, NE !! I am going to need that water

Rita G says …

Working out in our gardens sure makes us thirsty. What better way to quench your thirst that with Mountain Valley Spring Water. It's going to hit 100 degrees today in Omaha, NE !! I am going to need that water.

Donna Shadrake says …

I have just recently given up Dr. Pepper and sweet tea. This is the first time in my life that I have really drank water. It is still hard for me, but I'm doing it. It would be great to have these handy bottles of your delicous sparkling water. Thanks for the opportunity.

Fe Rosado says …

Sparkling water......just saying it is refreshing! I always drink water to quench my thirst whenever I'm thirsty, after gardening, after a workout at the YMCA! I find that the only solution to thirst is Sparkling Water!

Gene Coderre says …

Working around the yard, tending the plants I understand the health importance of staying hydrated. I reach for the purest beverage that will be the best for me, hopefully something with bubbles because that fizz helps to re-energize my dry mouth and throat. A refreshing Mountain Valley Sparkling Water Summer Thirst Quencher works every time! When the sun is high in the sky, Mountain Valley Sparkling Water brings me the soothing comfort of lying beside a babbling brook in the cool shadows of mighty trees.

Heather says …

I take my kids everywhere outside, including mountain town farmers' markets. We get thirsty in the sun this is a refreshing way to slake our thirst.

thom says …

Summer (Solstice)is here with 100 degree days Whether i walk or cycle,i sweat away I am made of water,in water i stay and drink my overheated days away...

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