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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Lomond Syrah 2008, Wo Cape Agulhas Bottle Lomond Syrah 2008, Wo Cape Agulhas
South Africa
146464
Review added: February 17, 2010
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$18.95 None
(0)V
Alamos Chardonnay 2008, Mendoza Bottle Alamos Chardonnay 2008, Mendoza
Argentina
801571
Review added: February 17, 2010
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$14.95 None
(0)V
Vignerons De Roaix, Roaix Côtes Du Rhône Villages 2007, Ac Bottle Vignerons De Roaix, Roaix Côtes Du Rhône Villages 2007, Ac
Rhône, France
156000
Review added: February 17, 2010
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$13.95 None
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La Capitana Cabernet Sauvignon                             2008 Bottle La Capitana Cabernet Sauvignon                             2008
Chile
68429
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$15.95 None
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Domäne Wachau Terraces Grüner Veltliner 2008, Wachau Bottle Domäne Wachau Terraces Grüner Veltliner 2008, Wachau
Austria
155812
Review added: February 17, 2010
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$15.95 None
(0)V
Anselmann Schwarzriesling 2007, Qba Pfalz, Ockfener Bockstein Bottle Anselmann Schwarzriesling 2007, Qba Pfalz, Ockfener Bockstein
Pfalz, Germany
160630
Review added: February 17, 2010
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$14.05 None
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Ascheri Fontanelle Barbera D'alba 2008, Doc Bottle Ascheri Fontanelle Barbera D'alba 2008, Doc
Piedmont, Italy
982462
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$17.95 None
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Peller Estates Private Reserve Chardonnay 2007, VQA Niagara Peninsula Bottle Peller Estates Private Reserve Chardonnay 2007, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
618298
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$17.95 None
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Vineland Estates St. Urban Riesling 2007, VQA Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Peninsula Bottle Vineland Estates St. Urban Riesling 2007, VQA Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
38117
Review added: February 17, 2010
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$19.95 None
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Rocca Delle Macìe Chianti Classico Riserva 2005, Chianti Classico Bottle Rocca Delle Macìe Chianti Classico Riserva 2005, Chianti Classico
Tuscany, Italy
930966
Review added: February 17, 2010
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$22.95 None
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