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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Château De L'aumérade Cru Classé Cuvée Marie Christine Rosé 2017, Ac Côtes De Provence Bottle Château De L'aumérade Cru Classé Cuvée Marie Christine Rosé 2017, Ac Côtes De Provence
Provence, France
562785
Review added: January 09, 2019
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$19.95 None
(0)V
Gabarda Selección 2015, Do Cariñena Bottle Gabarda Selección 2015, Do Cariñena
Cariñena, Spain
629139
Review added: January 09, 2019
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$19.95 None
(0)V
Jean Marc Brocard Vau De Vay Chablis 1er Cru 2015, Ac Bottle Jean Marc Brocard Vau De Vay Chablis 1er Cru 2015, Ac
Burgundy, France
159012
Review added: January 09, 2019
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$39.95 None
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De Wetshof Bon Vallon Unwooded Chardonnay 2017, Wo Robertson Bottle De Wetshof Bon Vallon Unwooded Chardonnay 2017, Wo Robertson
Robertson, South Africa
403675
Review added: January 09, 2019
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$22.95 None
(0)V
Mullineux Old Vines White 2017, Unfiltered & Unfined, Wo Swartland Bottle Mullineux Old Vines White 2017, Unfiltered & Unfined, Wo Swartland
Swartland, South Africa
556597
Review added: January 09, 2019
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$37.95 None
(0)V
Bischöfliche Weingüter Trier Piesporter Goldtropfchen Riesling Kabinett 2016, Prädikatswein Bottle Bischöfliche Weingüter Trier Piesporter Goldtropfchen Riesling Kabinett 2016, Prädikatswein
Mosel, Germany
629998
Review added: January 09, 2019
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$25.95 None
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Stratus Red 2015, VQA Niagara On The Lake Bottle Stratus Red 2015, VQA Niagara On The Lake
Ontario, Canada
131037
Review added: January 05, 2019
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$48.20 High
(787)V
Léoube Nv Sparkling De Léoube, Method Traditionelle Bottle Léoube Nv Sparkling De Léoube, Method Traditionelle
Provence, France
0
Review added: January 05, 2019
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$1.00 Shopping_bag
Château Des Charmes Chardonnay St. David's Bench Vineyard 2014, Niagara Peninsula Bottle Château Des Charmes Chardonnay St. David's Bench Vineyard 2014, Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
10567
Review added: December 28, 2018
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$21.95 None
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Armenia Wine Factory Pomegranate Wine, Aragatsotn, Armenia Bottle Armenia Wine Factory Pomegranate Wine, Aragatsotn, Armenia
World
Agent
Review added: December 21, 2018
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