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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Ca' Momi Heartcraft Merlot 2017, Napa Valley Bottle Ca' Momi Heartcraft Merlot 2017, Napa Valley
California, Usa
470187
Review added: August 12, 2020
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$28.95 High
(1000+)V
Norman Hardie Chardonnay Cuvée "L" 2017, VQA Niagara Peninsula Bottle Norman Hardie Chardonnay Cuvée "L" 2017, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
232751
Review added: August 08, 2020
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$75.20 None
(0)G
4 Kilos 'tanuki Bob' Negre 2017, Vi De La Tierra Mallorca Bottle 4 Kilos 'tanuki Bob' Negre 2017, Vi De La Tierra Mallorca
Spain
0
Review added: August 07, 2020
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Château La Tour De L'évêque Rosé 2019, Harvested By Hand, Ac Côtes De Provence Bottle Château La Tour De L'évêque Rosé 2019, Harvested By Hand, Ac Côtes De Provence
Provence, France
319392
Review added: August 07, 2020
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$19.95 High
(1000+)V
Chateau Musar Hochar Pere Et Fils 2016, Bekaa Valley Bottle Chateau Musar Hochar Pere Et Fils 2016, Bekaa Valley
Lebanon, World
Agent
Review added: August 06, 2020
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$45.00 Shopping_bag
Icardi Montubert Barbaresco 2016, Piedmont Docg Bottle Icardi Montubert Barbaresco 2016, Piedmont Docg
Piedmont, Italy
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Review added: August 06, 2020
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$57.45 None
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Il Borghetto Bilaccio 2014, Tuscany Igp Bottle Il Borghetto Bilaccio 2014, Tuscany Igp
Tuscany, Italy
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Review added: August 06, 2020
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Il Borghetto Rosie 2015, Tuscany Bottle Il Borghetto Rosie 2015, Tuscany
Tuscany, Italy
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Review added: August 06, 2020
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Neleman Tempranillo Monastrell 2019, Valencia Bottle Neleman Tempranillo Monastrell 2019, Valencia
Spain
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Review added: August 06, 2020
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$19.95 None
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Cantine Paradiso Primitivo   Sant Andrea Igt 2019, Puglia Bottle Cantine Paradiso Primitivo Sant Andrea Igt 2019, Puglia
Puglia, Italy
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Review added: August 06, 2020
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$20.51 None
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