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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Neyen Espiritu De Apalta 2015 Bottle Neyen Espiritu De Apalta 2015
Colchagua Valley, Chile
255976
Review added: May 30, 2019
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$59.65 None
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Concha Y Toro Don Melchor Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 Bottle Concha Y Toro Don Melchor Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
Maipo Valley, Chile
403980
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$130.00 None
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Concha Y Toro Don Melchor Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 Bottle Concha Y Toro Don Melchor Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
Maipo Valley, Chile
403980
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$130.00 None
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Terrapura Single Vineyard Red Blend 2017 Bottle Terrapura Single Vineyard Red Blend 2017
Central Valley, Chile
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$15.95 Shopping_bag
Terrapura Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2018, Valle De San Antonio  Bottle Terrapura Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2018, Valle De San Antonio
Chile
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Eduardo Chadwick Seña 2016, Aconcagua Valley Bottle Eduardo Chadwick Seña 2016, Aconcagua Valley
Chile
0
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$225.00 Shopping_bag
Arpepe Valtellina Superiore Riserva Sassella Rocce Rosse 2009 Bottle Arpepe Valtellina Superiore Riserva Sassella Rocce Rosse 2009
Lombardy, Italy
0
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$135.00 Shopping_bag
Arpepe Valtellina Superiore Riserva Inferno Sesto Canto 2009 Bottle Arpepe Valtellina Superiore Riserva Inferno Sesto Canto 2009
Lombardy, Italy
0
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Ar.Pe.Pe Valtellina Superiore Sasella Stella Retica 2015 Bottle Ar.Pe.Pe Valtellina Superiore Sasella Stella Retica 2015
Lombardy, Italy
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Arpepe 2016, Rosso Di Valtellina Bottle Arpepe 2016, Rosso Di Valtellina
Lombardy, Italy
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$45.00 Shopping_bag
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