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 (7570 in total)

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Cave Spring Cabernet Franc 2017, VQA Niagara Escarpment Bottle Cave Spring Cabernet Franc 2017, VQA Niagara Escarpment
Ontario, Canada
523001
Review added: September 05, 2019
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$17.95 High
(1000+)G
Boodles London Dry Gin Bottle Boodles London Dry Gin
England, World
397539
Review added: September 05, 2019
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$29.95 High
(1000+)G
Cusumano Nero D'avola 2018 Bottle Cusumano Nero D'avola 2018
Sicily, Italy
143164
Review added: September 05, 2019
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$12.95 High
(1000+)G
Vila Regia Reserva 2017, Douro Valley Bottle Vila Regia Reserva 2017, Douro Valley
Douro, Portugal
613950
Review added: September 02, 2019
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$12.45 High
(1000+)G
Esporão Reserva Red 2016, Alentejo Bottle Esporão Reserva Red 2016, Alentejo
Alentejo, Portugal
606590
Review added: September 01, 2019
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$25.95 High
(1000+)E
Passion Of Portugal 2016, Lisboa Bottle Passion Of Portugal 2016, Lisboa
Portugal
146449
Review added: September 01, 2019
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$7.95 High
(1000+)G
Santa Carolina Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Rapel Valley Bottle Santa Carolina Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Rapel Valley
Rapel Valley, Chile
269597
Review added: August 31, 2019
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$8.95 High
(1000+)G
Santa Carolina Chardonnay Reserva 2017, Leyda Valley Bottle Santa Carolina Chardonnay Reserva 2017, Leyda Valley
San Antonio Valley, Chile
304022
Review added: August 29, 2019
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$12.95 High
(1000+)G
Cathedral Cellar Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 Bottle Cathedral Cellar Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
South Africa
328567
Review added: August 28, 2019
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$16.95 High
(1000+)E
Fess Parker The Big Easy Syrah 2016, Santa Barbara County Bottle Fess Parker The Big Easy Syrah 2016, Santa Barbara County
California, Usa
83212
Review added: August 28, 2019
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$49.95 High
(290)V
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