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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Aliança Dão 2014 Bottle Aliança Dão 2014
Dão, Portugal
548834
Review added: April 19, 2018
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$12.95 None
(0)V
Chateau Ste. Michelle Chardonnay 2016, Columbia Valley Bottle Chateau Ste. Michelle Chardonnay 2016, Columbia Valley
Washington, Usa
232439
Review added: April 19, 2018
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$21.95 None
(0)V
Heitlinger White 2016, Qualitätswein Bottle Heitlinger White 2016, Qualitätswein
Baden, Germany
546796
Review added: April 19, 2018
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$19.95 None
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Villa Maria Private Bin Rose 2017, East Coast, New Zealand Bottle Villa Maria Private Bin Rose 2017, East Coast, New Zealand
Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
234377
Review added: April 19, 2018
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$17.95 None
(0)V
Domaine Guy Allion Sauvignon 2016, Ac Touraine Bottle Domaine Guy Allion Sauvignon 2016, Ac Touraine
Loire, France
571422
Review added: April 19, 2018
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$17.95 None
(0)V
Trittenheimer Altärchen Riesling Kabinett Halbtrocken 2017, Prädikatswein Bottle Trittenheimer Altärchen Riesling Kabinett Halbtrocken 2017, Prädikatswein
Mosel, Germany
556134
Review added: April 19, 2018
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$15.95 None
(0)V
Mirto Silvio Carta Ricetta Storica (700ml) Bottle Mirto Silvio Carta Ricetta Storica (700ml)
Sardinia, Italy
539775
Review added: April 18, 2018
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$43.95 High
(362)V
Mullineux Kloof Street Chenin Blanc 2017 Bottle Mullineux Kloof Street Chenin Blanc 2017
Western Cape, South Africa
Agent
Review added: April 18, 2018
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$19.95 Shopping_bag
Val D'oca Prosecco Brut Superiore 2017, Valdobbiadene  Bottle Val D'oca Prosecco Brut Superiore 2017, Valdobbiadene
Veneto, Italy
340570
Review added: April 17, 2018
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$18.10 High
(1000+)G
Renieri Brunello Di Montalcino 2013 Bottle Renieri Brunello Di Montalcino 2013
Tuscany, Italy

Review added: April 16, 2018
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$70.99 None
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