john Szabo

john Szabo
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562 people have been to outer space, but there are only 269 master sommeliers currently sipping wine worldwide and John is one of them; he was the first Canadian to add the “MS” credentials to his name in 2004. He has also been named “Canada’s best-known sommelier” in Meininger’s Wine Business International Magazine. Today, John is a partner and principal critic for WineAlign.com, and buyer for the WineAlign Exchange wine club, as well as columnist at Modalina, Monarch and MarQuee magazines. He recently joined the team at CellArt, a company fusing art and design with function in one-of-a-kind luxury wine cellars, as content contributor, in-house cellar consultant and occasional event host to share his passion and expertise with collectors and wine lovers worldwide.

John is co-host of the new podcast Wine Thieves with WineAlign colleague Sara D’Amato, host of the IGTV series 5 to 7 Winedown, and a three-time champion on So You Think You Know Wine, WineAlign’s online blind wine tasting video show, recently dusted off as Think You Know Wine Live!, on Zoom.

He freelances for wine publications around the world, while his last book, Volcanic Wines: Salt, Grit and Power, earned critical acclaim including the André Simon award for best drinks book of 2016. On the consulting side, John builds wine programs across Canada, and is currently sourcing wines for Accor/Fairmont/Sofitel Hotels in Québec.

He (used to) speak regularly at trade conferences around the world, and (used to) spend many weeks each year travelling wine country worldwide to keep on top of this fascinating industry. Now, he does a lot of Zoom interviews and tastes more wine at home and in the office than ever before.

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Cortonesi 'la Mannella' Lèonus 2020, I.G.T. Toscana Bottle Cortonesi 'la Mannella' Lèonus 2020, I.G.T. Toscana
Tuscany, Italy
Agent
Review added: May 17, 2022
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Domaine Cauhapé L'eclipse Gros Manseng Et Lauzet 2020, Vin De France Bottle Domaine Cauhapé L'eclipse Gros Manseng Et Lauzet 2020, Vin De France
France
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Pradorey Finca La Mina Reserva 2017, D.O.  Bottle Pradorey Finca La Mina Reserva 2017, D.O.
Ribera Del Duero, Spain
995191
Review added: May 16, 2022
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Domaine D'argenson Cuvée Première 2017, A.C. Côte De Brouilly Bottle Domaine D'argenson Cuvée Première 2017, A.C. Côte De Brouilly
Beaujolais, France
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Review added: May 16, 2022
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Front Road Cellars What The Foch 2019, VQA Ontario Bottle Front Road Cellars What The Foch 2019, VQA Ontario
Ontario, Canada
winery
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Front Road Cellars Petite Pearl 2020 Bottle Front Road Cellars Petite Pearl 2020
Ontario, Canada
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Casalone Fandamat Monferrato Rosso 2018, D.O.C. Bottle Casalone Fandamat Monferrato Rosso 2018, D.O.C.
Piedmont, Italy
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Casalone Bricco Santa Maria Barbera Del Montferrato 2019, D.O.C. Bottle Casalone Bricco Santa Maria Barbera Del Montferrato 2019, D.O.C.
Piedmont, Italy
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Westcott Lillias Chardonnay 2021, VQA Niagara Escarpment Bottle Westcott Lillias Chardonnay 2021, VQA Niagara Escarpment
Ontario, Canada
425322
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Traynor Family Vineyard Fumé Blanc 2020, VQA Niagara Peninsula Bottle Traynor Family Vineyard Fumé Blanc 2020, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
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