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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Pierre Sparr Gewurztraminer 2018, Alsace Bottle Pierre Sparr Gewurztraminer 2018, Alsace
Alsace, France
373373
Review added: August 14, 2019
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$17.95 High
(1000+)G
Willm Gewurztraminer Reserve 2017, Alsace Bottle Willm Gewurztraminer Reserve 2017, Alsace
Alsace, France
269852
Review added: August 14, 2019
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$17.95 High
(1000+)G
Willm Réserve Riesling 2017, Alsace Bottle Willm Réserve Riesling 2017, Alsace
Alsace, France
11452
Review added: August 14, 2019
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$17.95 High
(1000+)E
Rodney Strong Charlotte's Home Sauvignon Blanc 2018, Sonoma County Bottle Rodney Strong Charlotte's Home Sauvignon Blanc 2018, Sonoma County
California, Usa
449207
Review added: August 14, 2019
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$19.95 High
(1000+)G
Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2018 Bottle Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2018
Marlborough, New Zealand
35386
Review added: August 14, 2019
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$19.95 High
(1000+)E
Sangre De Toro Verdejo 2018, Penedes Bottle Sangre De Toro Verdejo 2018, Penedes
Penedès, Spain
668210
Review added: August 13, 2019
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$13.95 High
(1000+)G
Spier Signature Chardonnay 2018 Bottle Spier Signature Chardonnay 2018
Western Cape, South Africa
487181
Review added: August 12, 2019
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$12.50 High
(1000+)G
Saint Clair Family Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2018 Bottle Saint Clair Family Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2018
Marlborough, New Zealand
237255
Review added: August 11, 2019
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$18.95 High
(1000+)G
Babich Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2018 Bottle Babich Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2018
New Zealand
620054
Review added: August 10, 2019
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$17.95 High
(1000+)G
Frescobaldi Tenuta Di Castiglioni 2016, Igt Toscana Bottle Frescobaldi Tenuta Di Castiglioni 2016, Igt Toscana
Tuscany, Italy
145920
Review added: August 08, 2019
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$18.95 High
(1000+)E
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