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 (6128 in total)

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Cantina Di Negrar Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico 2013 Bottle Cantina Di Negrar Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico 2013
Veneto, Italy
44784
Review added: July 27, 2017
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$36.95 High
(1000+)G
Cantina Di Negrar Valpolicella 2016, Doc Bottle Cantina Di Negrar Valpolicella 2016, Doc
Veneto, Italy
467936
Review added: July 27, 2017
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$11.95 High
(1000+)G
Hermon Mount Hermon 2016, Galilee Bottle Hermon Mount Hermon 2016, Galilee
Israel, World
611293
Review added: July 27, 2017
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$26.65 High
(418)G
Raymond Family Classic Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Napa, North Coast Bottle Raymond Family Classic Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Napa, North Coast
California, Usa
269761
Review added: July 27, 2017
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$19.70 High
(1000+)G
Santa Carolina Reserva De Familia Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Maipo Valley Bottle Santa Carolina Reserva De Familia Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Maipo Valley
Maipo Valley, Chile
408658
Review added: July 27, 2017
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$19.95 High
(1000+)E
Santa Rita Medalla Real Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Maipo Valley Bottle Santa Rita Medalla Real Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Maipo Valley
Maipo Valley, Chile
460170
Review added: July 27, 2017
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$17.95 High
(1000+)G
Bonterra Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Mendocino County Bottle Bonterra Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Mendocino County
California, Usa
342428
Review added: July 27, 2017
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$21.95 High
(1000+)E
Piccini Villa Al Cortile Rosso Di Montalcino 2014 Bottle Piccini Villa Al Cortile Rosso Di Montalcino 2014
Tuscany, Italy
460295
Review added: July 27, 2017
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$19.95 High
(753)G
Ruffino Il Ducale 2014, Tuscany Bottle Ruffino Il Ducale 2014, Tuscany
Tuscany, Italy
27797
Review added: July 27, 2017
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$19.95 High
(1000+)G
Farnese Fantini Negroamaro 2016, Igt Puglia Bottle Farnese Fantini Negroamaro 2016, Igt Puglia
Puglia, Italy
143735
Review added: July 27, 2017
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$8.95 High
(1000+)G
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