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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Clarence Dillon Clarendelle Red 2015, Inspired By Haut Brion, Ac Bordeaux Bottle Clarence Dillon Clarendelle Red 2015, Inspired By Haut Brion, Ac Bordeaux
Bordeaux, France
28837
Review added: August 08, 2019
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$23.95 High
(89)V
Ruffino Riserva Ducale Oro Gran Selezione Chianti Classico 2014, Docg Bottle Ruffino Riserva Ducale Oro Gran Selezione Chianti Classico 2014, Docg
Tuscany, Italy
353201
Review added: August 08, 2019
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$47.95 High
(1000+)V
Ruffino Modus 2016, Igt Toscana Bottle Ruffino Modus 2016, Igt Toscana
Tuscany, Italy
912956
Review added: August 08, 2019
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$29.95 High
(1000+)E
Marchese Di Barolo 2014, Barolo Bottle Marchese Di Barolo 2014, Barolo
Piedmont, Italy
168179
Review added: August 08, 2019
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$42.95 High
(1000+)E
Sella & Mosca Riserva Cannonau Di Sardegna 2016, Doc Bottle Sella & Mosca Riserva Cannonau Di Sardegna 2016, Doc
Sardinia, Italy
425488
Review added: August 08, 2019
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$17.95 High
(1000+)E
Beringer Chardonnay 2017, Napa Valley Bottle Beringer Chardonnay 2017, Napa Valley
California, Usa
84988
Review added: August 08, 2019
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$22.95 High
(1000+)E
Kendall Jackson Chardonnay Vintner's Reserve 2017 Bottle Kendall Jackson Chardonnay Vintner's Reserve 2017
California, Usa
369686
Review added: August 08, 2019
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$19.95 High
(1000+)E
La Crema Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2017, Sonoma Coast Bottle La Crema Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2017, Sonoma Coast
California, Usa
962886
Review added: August 08, 2019
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$29.95 High
(1000+)E
Louis Latour Bourgogne Chardonnay 2017 Bottle Louis Latour Bourgogne Chardonnay 2017
Burgundy, France
55533
Review added: August 08, 2019
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$21.95 High
(1000+)G
Boschendal 1685 Chardonnay 2017, Coastal Region Bottle Boschendal 1685 Chardonnay 2017, Coastal Region
Coastal Region, South Africa
367698
Review added: August 08, 2019
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$13.95 High
(1000+)E
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