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.

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Fonseca Bin No. 27 Reserve Port, Doc Douro Bottle Fonseca Bin No. 27 Reserve Port, Doc Douro
Douro, Portugal
325506
Review added: December 12, 2019
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$17.00 High
(1000+)G
Rocca Delle Macie Chianti Classico 2017, Docg Bottle Rocca Delle Macie Chianti Classico 2017, Docg
Tuscany, Italy
741769
Review added: December 12, 2019
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$16.45 High
(1000+)E
Stoneleigh Sauvignon Blanc 2019 Bottle Stoneleigh Sauvignon Blanc 2019
Marlborough, New Zealand
293043
Review added: December 10, 2019
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$14.95 High
(1000+)G
Monte Zovo Sa' Solin Ripasso Valpolicella 2017, Doc Bottle Monte Zovo Sa' Solin Ripasso Valpolicella 2017, Doc
Veneto, Italy
650713
Review added: December 10, 2019
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$17.95 High
(1000+)E
Casillero Del Diablo Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 Bottle Casillero Del Diablo Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2018
Central Valley, Chile
278416
Review added: December 10, 2019
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$12.00 High
(1000+)G
Lavau Vacqueyras 2014 Bottle Lavau Vacqueyras 2014
Rhône, France
104927
Review added: December 06, 2019
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$25.95 High
(1000+)V
Freixenet Italian Rose Bottle Freixenet Italian Rose
Italy
11222
Review added: December 04, 2019
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$19.95 High
(1000+)G
Antech Émotion Rosé Crémant De Limoux 2017, Traditional Method, Ac, Limoux, France Bottle Antech Émotion Rosé Crémant De Limoux 2017, Traditional Method, Ac, Limoux, France
Languedoc, France
557645
Review added: December 04, 2019
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$19.95 High
(1000+)V
13th Street Premier Cuvée Sparkling 2013, Traditional Method, VQA Niagara Peninsula, Ontario Bottle
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13th Street Premier Cuvée Sparkling 2013, Traditional Method, VQA Niagara Peninsula, Ontario
Ontario, Canada
142679
Review added: December 04, 2019
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$39.95 High
(448)V
13th Street Blanc De Blanc 2017, VQA Creek Shores Bottle 13th Street Blanc De Blanc 2017, VQA Creek Shores
Ontario, Canada
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Review added: December 04, 2019
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$29.95 Shopping_bag
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