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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Redstone Redfoot Vineyard Viognier 2016, Niagara Peninsula Bottle Redstone Redfoot Vineyard Viognier 2016, Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
12463
Review added: August 12, 2018
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$28.95 Shopping_bag
Noble Ridge Reserve Pinot Noir 2016, Okanagan Valley Bottle Noble Ridge Reserve Pinot Noir 2016, Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada
11059
Review added: August 10, 2018
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$26.00 Shopping_bag
Noble Ridge Reserve Chardonnay 2015, Okanagan Valley Bottle Noble Ridge Reserve Chardonnay 2015, Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada
11056
Review added: August 10, 2018
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$26.00 Shopping_bag
Hiestand Asia De Cuba Cosmopolitan Riesling 2017, Rheinhessen Bottle Hiestand Asia De Cuba Cosmopolitan Riesling 2017, Rheinhessen
Germany
Agent
Review added: August 10, 2018
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$23.95 None
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Stephen Ross Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir 2015, Santa Lucia Highlands, Monterey County Bottle Stephen Ross Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir 2015, Santa Lucia Highlands, Monterey County
California, Usa
568246
Review added: August 09, 2018
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$42.95 None
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Radford Dale Renaissance Chenin Blanc 2016, Wo Stellenbosch Bottle Radford Dale Renaissance Chenin Blanc 2016, Wo Stellenbosch
Stellenbosch, South Africa
320853
Review added: August 09, 2018
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$39.95 None
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Brokenwood Hunter Valley Sémillon 2016 Bottle Brokenwood Hunter Valley Sémillon 2016
New South Wales, Australia
657726
Review added: August 09, 2018
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$22.95 None
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Domaines Ott Château De Selle Coeur De Grain Rosé 2017 (1500ml) Bottle Domaines Ott Château De Selle Coeur De Grain Rosé 2017 (1500ml)
Provence, France
490888
Review added: August 09, 2018
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$109.95 None
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Nuiton Beaunoy Volnay 2015, Ac Bottle Nuiton Beaunoy Volnay 2015, Ac
Burgundy, France
558536
Review added: August 09, 2018
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Domaines Ott Château De Selle Coeur De Grain Rosé 2017, Ac Côtes De Provence Bottle Domaines Ott Château De Selle Coeur De Grain Rosé 2017, Ac Côtes De Provence
Provence, France
74617
Review added: August 09, 2018
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$49.95 None
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