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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Talenti Brunello Di Montalcino 2014 Bottle Talenti Brunello Di Montalcino 2014
Tuscany, Italy
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Review added: March 07, 2019
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Il Marroneto Brunello Di Montalcino 2014, Docg Bottle Il Marroneto Brunello Di Montalcino 2014, Docg
Tuscany, Italy
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$46.95 Shopping_bag
Baricci Brunello Di Montalcino 2014 Bottle Baricci Brunello Di Montalcino 2014
Tuscany, Italy

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Canalicchio Di Sopra Brunello Di Montalcino Docg 2014 Bottle Canalicchio Di Sopra Brunello Di Montalcino Docg 2014
Tuscany, Italy
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Review added: March 07, 2019
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$150.00 None
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Poggio Di Sotto Brunello Di Montalcino Docg 2014 Bottle Poggio Di Sotto Brunello Di Montalcino Docg 2014
Tuscany, Italy
337774
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$180.00 None
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Fattoria Montecchio Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Docg 2015 Bottle Fattoria Montecchio Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Docg 2015
Tuscany, Italy

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Podere La Cappella Querciolo Chianti Classico Riserva Docg Unfiltered 2015 Bottle Podere La Cappella Querciolo Chianti Classico Riserva Docg Unfiltered 2015
Tuscany, Italy

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Vicchiomaggio Chianti Classico Riserva Docg Agostino Petri 2015 Bottle Vicchiomaggio Chianti Classico Riserva Docg Agostino Petri 2015
Tuscany, Italy
993360
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Castello Di Querceto Chianti Classico Riserva Docg 2015 Bottle Castello Di Querceto Chianti Classico Riserva Docg 2015
Tuscany, Italy
650754
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Badia A Coltibuono Chianti Classico Riserva 2015 Bottle Badia A Coltibuono Chianti Classico Riserva 2015
Tuscany, Italy
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