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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J. Lohr South Ridge Syrah 2017, Paso Robles Bottle J. Lohr South Ridge Syrah 2017, Paso Robles
California, Usa
948240
Review added: May 23, 2020
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$24.95 High
(1000+)V
Two Sisters Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Niagara River Bottle
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Two Sisters Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Niagara River
Ontario, Canada
14320
Review added: May 23, 2020
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Two Sisters Merlot 2016, Niagara River Bottle Two Sisters Merlot 2016, Niagara River
Ontario, Canada
winery
Review added: May 23, 2020
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Stel + Mar Premium Red 2018, Lodi Bottle Stel + Mar Premium Red 2018, Lodi
California, Usa
14776
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$4.95 High
(1000+)G
Cavino Nemea Grande Reserve 2012 Bottle Cavino Nemea Grande Reserve 2012
Nemea, Greece
295618
Review added: May 23, 2020
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$18.95 High
(1000+)V
Paride D'angelo Montepulciano D'abruzzo 2019 Bottle Paride D'angelo Montepulciano D'abruzzo 2019
Abruzzo, Italy
Agent
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Nautilus Southern Valleys Pinot Noir 2016 Bottle Nautilus Southern Valleys Pinot Noir 2016
Marlborough, New Zealand
Agent
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Two Sisters Margo 2019, Niagara River Bottle Two Sisters Margo 2019, Niagara River
Ontario, Canada
winery
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2027 Cellars Contrary White Blend 2019, Niagara Peninsula Bottle 2027 Cellars Contrary White Blend 2019, Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
winery
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Pearl Morissette Cuvée Dix Neuvième Chardonnay 2017, VQA Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Escarpment Bottle Pearl Morissette Cuvée Dix Neuvième Chardonnay 2017, VQA Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Escarpment
Ontario, Canada
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