Steve Thurlow

Steve Thurlow
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At WineAlign, Steve Thurlow is a principal critic and partner mainly interested in the wines for sale at LCBO in Ontario.

He was a contributor to Wine Access, Canada’s national wine magazine from 2001 until it ceased publication in 2013. With Anthony Gismondi he co-founded the International Value Wine Awards, the precursor of WWAC. He tastes thousands of wines each year and travels extensively all over the world of wine.

Many years ago he was an importer of wine, but today Steve concerns himself with his wine education and communication business, Wine for Life. He leads groups of wine lovers on several travel trips each year to explore the wine, food, culture and history of places such as Sicily, Chile, Argentina, Greece, New Zealand, South Africa and the wine regions that lie along the Danube. Go to SteveThurlow.com to find out more.

Wine for Life is also involved in the training and education of hotel and restaurant wine staff and wine agency personnel. Additionally, Steve frequently conducts wine information sessions in Toronto for wine lovers.

For many years, Steve was the Education Director for IWEG, which delivers the International WSET education program in Ontario. IWEG has been educating the trade and wine lovers since 1977. Graduates of IWEG are amongst the “Who’s Who” of the Ontario and Canadian Alcohol Beverage Industries.

In the past he spent much time organizing Toronto's annual international wine festivals. Steve was on the executive team of the Santé wine festival from 2003 to 2008.

Latest Reviews (6576 in total)

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  Wine Rating Price Quantity  
Anciano Clasico Garnacha 2015, Valencia Bottle Anciano Clasico Garnacha 2015, Valencia
Spain
526772
Review added: February 20, 2018
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$12.40 High
(1000+)G
Big Bill Sauvignon Blanc 2017 Bottle Big Bill Sauvignon Blanc 2017
Western Cape, South Africa
524330
Review added: February 20, 2018
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$12.95 High
(1000+)G
Argento Pinot Grigio 2017, Mendoza Bottle Argento Pinot Grigio 2017, Mendoza
Argentina
620492
Review added: February 18, 2018
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$10.95 High
(1000+)G
Miguel Torres Sangre De Toro Garnacha 2016 Bottle Miguel Torres Sangre De Toro Garnacha 2016
Catalunya, Spain
6585
Review added: February 17, 2018
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$12.95 High
(1000+)G
Volo Biou Grenache 2016, Vin De Pays D' Oc Bottle Volo Biou Grenache 2016, Vin De Pays D' Oc
Languedoc-Roussillon, France
470252
Review added: February 17, 2018
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$10.95 High
(1000+)G
Sterling Vintner's Collection Chardonnay 2016, Central Coast Bottle Sterling Vintner's Collection Chardonnay 2016, Central Coast
California, Usa
669242
Review added: February 16, 2018
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$16.00 High
(1000+)G
Robert Mondavi Private Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Central Coast Bottle Robert Mondavi Private Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Central Coast
California, Usa
392225
Review added: February 16, 2018
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$18.00 High
(1000+)G
Barkan Classic Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Galilée Bottle Barkan Classic Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Galilée
Israel, World
637785
Review added: February 16, 2018
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$18.90 High
(1000+)G
Brindisi Rosso 2015 (2000ml) Bottle Brindisi Rosso 2015 (2000ml)
Italy
528844
Review added: February 16, 2018
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$16.95 High
(1000+)G
Giorgio &Gianni Nero D' Avola 2016, Igt Sicily Bottle Giorgio &Gianni Nero D' Avola 2016, Igt Sicily
Sicily, Italy
254888
Review added: February 16, 2018
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$9.95 High
(1000+)G
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