john Szabo

john Szabo
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Master Sommelier John Szabo was the first Canadian to add the “MS” after his name in 2004. He’s seen the hospitality business from all sides including cooking and washing dishes, serving and sommellerie, importing, teaching, writing, speaking, consulting and judging wine internationally. He was listed as “Canada’s best-known sommelier” in Meininger’s Wine Business International. John is a partner and principal critic for WineAlign.com, Canada’s largest wine publication, and contributes occasionally for US-based Wine & Spirits Magazine as well as numerous trade and consumer publications and newspapers. Listen for John’s top LCBO picks regularly on 680 News Radio across Ontario. His books include Pairing Food and Wine For Dummies (Wiley, December 2012), and Sommelier Management (Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers, Revised Edition 2013). But volcanoes are John’s current fatal attraction; his multi award-winning book, Volcanic Wines, Salt, Grit and Power, was released to critical acclaim in October 2016.

John teaches regularly for the Court of Master Sommeliers, as well as the Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers and the Wine & Spirits Education Trust, and he consults on restaurant beverage programs, from small neighborhood operations to national chains. He counts Toronto's Pearson International Airport, the Trump International Hotel and Tower Toronto and the National Arts Centre among many past clients. And to get closer to the land, he is a partner in the small J&J Eger vineyard in Hungary.

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Corcelettes Trivium 2016 Bottle Corcelettes Trivium 2016
British Columbia, Canada
Winery
Review added: November 17, 2017
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Catena Vista Flores 2015 Bottle Catena Vista Flores 2015
Mendoza, Argentina
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Review added: November 16, 2017
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Cornarea Roero 2013 Bottle Cornarea Roero 2013
Piedmont, Italy
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Domaine Berthomieu Madiran Rouge 2012 Bottle Domaine Berthomieu Madiran Rouge 2012
Southwest, France
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Tenuta Marsiliana Birillo Rosso 2014, Costa Toscana Igt Bottle Tenuta Marsiliana Birillo Rosso 2014, Costa Toscana Igt
Tuscany, Italy
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Badia A Coltibuono Chianti Classico 2015, Docg Bottle Badia A Coltibuono Chianti Classico 2015, Docg
Tuscany, Italy
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Coldstream Hills Pinot Noir 2015, Yarra Valley Bottle Coldstream Hills Pinot Noir 2015, Yarra Valley
Australia
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Stephane Avirion Julienas 2014 Bottle Stephane Avirion Julienas 2014
Beaujolais, France
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Louis Latour Mâcon Lugny Les Genièvres 2015 Bottle Louis Latour Mâcon Lugny Les Genièvres 2015
Burgundy, France
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Prà Otto Soave Classico 2016 Bottle Prà Otto Soave Classico 2016
Veneto, Italy
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