Italians say Scottish Water Beats Italian in Water Row

Italian students asked to choose between Scottish water and Italian water picked the Scottish option in a recent blind taste test in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh Italian dining institution Vittoria has been running online and offline polls to see what customers would rather have served to them – Scottish water or Acqua Panna – with the losing drink being banned from the restaurants.

Hundreds of votes have been registered at the voting site – with the Italian Consulate in Edinburgh refusing to get involved in the water war.

However other Italians have been stepping up and filmed on YouTube and the Holyrood Partnership website at

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