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Local Sparkling Water Company Inks Deal with Publix

Could Georgia’s own Montane sparkling spring water dethrone Le Croix at the grocery store?

Meyer lemon honeysuckle
Montane Sparkling Spring Water
Beth McKibben is the editor and staff reporter for Eater Atlanta and has been covering food and cocktails locally and regionally for 12 years.

Sparkling water fans will now have a local choice in the grocery store’s carbonated beverage aisle. Montane sparkling spring water out of Pine Mountain, Georgia has inked a deal with Publix Supermarkets to carry the locally-sourced and canned fizzy water at select stores throughout the state and the Southeast.

Montane burst onto the sparkling water scene in Atlanta last year when founder Hollis Callaway (from the family behind Callaway Gardens) debuted his flavored, carbonated beverages at in-town markets like Star Provisions and restaurants such as Muchacho.

The water is sourced from Blue Springs, “a cold, deep quartzite spring” in Pine Mountain Ridge over an hour south of Atlanta near the famed resort and nature preserve. The Callaway’s have owned and protected the natural spring since the 1930s.

Once the water is drawn from the spring, Callaway simply adds carbonation and natural flavoring. Montane is available in three fizzy varieties: original, cucumber lime, and meyer lemon honeysuckle.

Cucumber lime
Montane Sparkling Spring Water
Montane Sparkling Spring Water

Another new partnership with Georgia beverage distributor Savannah Distributing Co. allows Montane to continue to broaden its reach in Atlanta by adding more restaurants, bars, and convenience stores to its client roster.

“These opportunities are a response to the great enthusiasm Montane has received from consumers in our short time span of being on the market,” Callaway said via press release.

In addition to Publix, Montane is available at the following Atlanta restaurants:
El Felix
Cafe & Velo
Alma Cocina
Little’s Food Store
Star Provisions
Georgia Beer Garden
Grant Park Market
Revelator Coffee Grant Park
Wrecking Bar
King of Pops Bar (PCM)
Mediterranea RestaurantLottaFrutta
Savi Urban Market
Bellina Alimentari

A full list of restaurants and markets carrying Montane can be found here.

Montane is available in 8-packs at Publix. To request a local Publix in the Southeast carry Montane, contact the store directly.

Star Provisions

1460 Ellsworth Industrial Boulevard NW, Atlanta, GA 30318 (404) 365-0410 ext. 4 Visit Website

Alma Cocina

191 Peachtree Street Northwest, , GA 30303 (404) 968-9662 Visit Website

Georgia Beer Garden

420 Edgewood Avenue Northeast, , GA 30312 (404) 458-5690 Visit Website


332 Ormond Street SE, Atlanta, GA 30315 Visit Website

Bellina Alimentari

675 Ponce De Leon Avenue Northeast, , GA 30308 (404) 330-9933 Visit Website

King Of Pops

337 Elizabeth St NE, Atlanta, GA 30307 (678) 732-9321 Visit Website


4011 Villanova Street, , TX 75225 (469) 513-2944 Visit Website


590 Auburn Avenue Northeast, , GA 30312 (404) 588-0857 Visit Website

Grant Park Market

519 Memorial Drive Southeast, , GA 30312 (404) 330-8014 Visit Website