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 (8005 in total)

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Planeta Cerasuolo Di Vittoria Classico Docg Dorilli 2016 Bottle Planeta Cerasuolo Di Vittoria Classico Docg Dorilli 2016
Sicily, Italy
15085
Review added: July 31, 2020
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$39.95 High
(48)W
CedarCreek Platinum Pinot Noir Block 2 2017, Okanagan Valley Bottle CedarCreek Platinum Pinot Noir Block 2 2017, Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada
winery
Review added: July 30, 2020
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$54.90 Shopping_bag
Ruffino Modus 2017, Igt Toscana Bottle Ruffino Modus 2017, Igt Toscana
Tuscany, Italy
912956
Review added: July 30, 2020
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$29.95 High
(1000+)V
Viña Leyda Garuma Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2018, Do Leyda Valley Bottle Viña Leyda Garuma Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2018, Do Leyda Valley
Leyda Valley, Chile
99309
Review added: July 29, 2020
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$16.95 High
(1000+)V
Pelee Island Lola Chardonnay VQA 2017 Bottle Pelee Island Lola Chardonnay VQA 2017
Ontario, Canada
14883
Review added: July 29, 2020
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$14.95 High
(1000+)G
Kaiken Malbec Seleccion Especia 2018, Mendoza Bottle Kaiken Malbec Seleccion Especia 2018, Mendoza
Argentina
58339
Review added: July 28, 2020
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$13.95 High
(1000+)E
Alamos Malbec 2018 Bottle Alamos Malbec 2018
Mendoza, Argentina
295139
Review added: July 28, 2020
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$14.00 High
(1000+)G
Saintly The Good Rose 2019, VQA Niagara Peninsula Bottle Saintly The Good Rose 2019, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
14882
Review added: July 28, 2020
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$17.95 High
(1000+)G
Mer Soleil Reserve Chardonnay 2017, Santa Lucia Highlands Bottle Mer Soleil Reserve Chardonnay 2017, Santa Lucia Highlands
California, Usa
958975
Review added: July 27, 2020
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$34.95 High
(1000+)E
Pelee Island Pinot Grigio 2018, Ontario VQA Bottle Pelee Island Pinot Grigio 2018, Ontario VQA
Ontario, Canada
326413
Review added: July 27, 2020
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$14.95 High
(1000+)G
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