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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Armenia Wine Factory Red Dry 2017, Vayos Dzor, Aragatsotn, Armenia Bottle Armenia Wine Factory Red Dry 2017, Vayos Dzor, Aragatsotn, Armenia
Armenia, World
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Review added: December 21, 2018
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Armenia Wine Factory White Dry 2017, Armavir Region, Aragatsotn, Armenia Bottle Armenia Wine Factory White Dry 2017, Armavir Region, Aragatsotn, Armenia
World
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Review added: December 21, 2018
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Fleury Champagne Bdn Blanc De Noirs Bottle Fleury Champagne Bdn Blanc De Noirs
Champagne, France
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Dominio De Tharsys Brut Nature, Do Cava Bottle Dominio De Tharsys Brut Nature, Do Cava
Spain
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Dufouleur Père & Fils Brut Crémant De Bourgogne, Traditional Method, Ac, Burgundy, France Bottle Dufouleur Père & Fils Brut Crémant De Bourgogne, Traditional Method, Ac, Burgundy, France
Burgundy, France
631762
Review added: December 20, 2018
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$19.95 High
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Drumheller Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Columbia Valley Bottle Drumheller Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Columbia Valley
Washington, Usa
551473
Review added: December 20, 2018
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Avalon Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Napa Valley Bottle Avalon Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Napa Valley
California, Usa
684399
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Aranwa Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Mendoza Bottle Aranwa Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Mendoza
Mendoza, Argentina
497354
Review added: December 20, 2018
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Ironstone Chardonnay 2017, Lodi Bottle Ironstone Chardonnay 2017, Lodi
California, Usa
355776
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Waimea Estates Spinyback Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Nelson, South Island Bottle Waimea Estates Spinyback Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Nelson, South Island
Nelson, New Zealand
694737
Review added: December 20, 2018
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$16.95 High
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