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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Dominio De La Vega Bobal En Calma 2017, Manchuela Bottle Dominio De La Vega Bobal En Calma 2017, Manchuela
Spain
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Chateau Robin 2014, Castillon Cotes De Bordeaux Bottle Chateau Robin 2014, Castillon Cotes De Bordeaux
Bordeaux, France
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Maeli Rosso Infinito Colli Euganei 2016 Bottle Maeli Rosso Infinito Colli Euganei 2016
Veneto, Italy
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Roberto Ferraris Sant’eufemia Ruchè Di Castagnole Monferrato 2017, Docg Bottle Roberto Ferraris Sant’eufemia Ruchè Di Castagnole Monferrato 2017, Docg
Piedmont, Italy
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Salentein Barrel Selection Pinot Noir 2018, Valle De Uco Bottle Salentein Barrel Selection Pinot Noir 2018, Valle De Uco
Mendoza, Argentina
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Claroscuro Malbec 2017, Vista Flores, Uco Valley Bottle Claroscuro Malbec 2017, Vista Flores, Uco Valley
Mendoza, Argentina
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Moulin De Grenet 2016, Ac Lussac Saint émilion Bottle Moulin De Grenet 2016, Ac Lussac Saint émilion
Bordeaux, France
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Conti Capponi Cappone Chianti Classico 2016 Bottle Conti Capponi Cappone Chianti Classico 2016
Tuscany, Italy
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Poggio Delle Grazie Bardolino Chiaretto Doc 2018 Bottle Poggio Delle Grazie Bardolino Chiaretto Doc 2018
Veneto, Italy

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La Petite Hitaire Blanc 2017, Cotes Du Gascogne Bottle La Petite Hitaire Blanc 2017, Cotes Du Gascogne
Southwest, France
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