LIVE EVENT IN TORONTO – New Zealand Pinot Noir – The Southern Hemisphere's Finest – 2 February

02 Feb 2023

Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Venue: IWEG, 211 Yonge Street, Suite 501, Toronto


Join John Szabo MS at IWEG for a one-of-a-kind New Zealand Pinot Noir masterclass. The country’s most planted red variety, Pinot delivers an impressive range of expressions from north to south across this small but diverse country. Taste the wines of leading producers from Central Otago, Waitaki Valley, North Canterbury, Nelson, Marlborough, Martinborough and Hawke's Bay, and learn the climate, soil and cultural factors that shape their unique identities.

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John Szabo MS
John Szabo MS

John Szabo was the first Canadian to add the “MS” after his name in 2004. He holds the International Wine & Spirits Education Trust Diploma with honours, as well as the Canadian Sommelier Guild Diploma. He’s principal critic for and co-host and producer of the podcast Wine Thieves. He writes a monthly wine advisory for Canaccord Genuity, as well as a column for Grapevine Magazine, and contributes to many international trade and consumer publications. He’s currently co-writing on a book on wine chemistry.

John builds wine programs across Canada and is a regular guest speaker at events worldwide, delivering masterclasses for virtually every major wine trade association. He has travelled to almost every wine producing country on earth, including two visits to New Zealand. In his spare time, he tends to his new vineyard in Prince Edward County.

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