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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Joie Farm Chic Fille Pinot Gris 2018 Bottle Joie Farm Chic Fille Pinot Gris 2018
British Columbia, Canada
Winery
Review added: June 22, 2019
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$30.35 Shopping_bag
Joiefarm Re Think Pink Rosé 2018, Okanagan Valley Bottle Joiefarm Re Think Pink Rosé 2018, Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada
Winery
Review added: June 22, 2019
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$24.00 Shopping_bag
Queenston Mile Vineyard Chardonnay 2017, VQA St. David's Bench Bottle Queenston Mile Vineyard Chardonnay 2017, VQA St. David's Bench
Ontario, Canada
11600
Review added: June 22, 2019
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$35.00 Shopping_bag
Franciscan Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Monterey County And Napa County Bottle Franciscan Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Monterey County And Napa County
California, Usa
646174
Review added: June 18, 2019
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$19.95 High
(951)V
Adega Do Monte Reserva 2015, Vinho Regional Alentejano Bottle Adega Do Monte Reserva 2015, Vinho Regional Alentejano
Alentejo, Portugal
646109
Review added: June 18, 2019
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$17.95 High
(1000+)V
Roquefeuille Léa Rocks Rosé 2018, Igp Var Bottle Roquefeuille Léa Rocks Rosé 2018, Igp Var
Provence, France
667436
Review added: June 18, 2019
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$15.95 High
(1000+)V
L'ostal Rosé 2018, Igp Pays D'oc Bottle L'ostal Rosé 2018, Igp Pays D'oc
Languedoc-Roussillon, France
450809
Review added: June 18, 2019
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$15.95 High
(1000+)V
Loosen Bros. Dr. L Riesling 2017, Qualitätswein Bottle Loosen Bros. Dr. L Riesling 2017, Qualitätswein
Mosel, Germany
599274
Review added: June 18, 2019
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$14.95 High
(1000+)V
Cape Barren Native Goose Shiraz 2016, Mclaren Vale, South Australia Bottle Cape Barren Native Goose Shiraz 2016, Mclaren Vale, South Australia
South Australia, Australia
668590
Review added: June 18, 2019
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$22.95 High
(1000+)V
Pertaringa Undercover Shiraz 2015, Mclaren Vale, South Australia Bottle Pertaringa Undercover Shiraz 2015, Mclaren Vale, South Australia
South Australia, Australia
920967
Review added: June 18, 2019
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$20.95 High
(792)V
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