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 (6532 in total)

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D'arenberg The Footbolt Shiraz 2014 Bottle D'arenberg The Footbolt Shiraz 2014
South Australia, Australia
984021
Review added: January 23, 2018
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$17.00 High
(1000+)V
Malivoire Ladybug Rosé 2016, VQA Niagara Peninsula Bottle Malivoire Ladybug Rosé 2016, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
559088
Review added: January 21, 2018
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$16.95 High
(1000+)E
Zenato Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico 2012 Bottle Zenato Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico 2012
Veneto, Italy
413179
Review added: January 21, 2018
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$52.95 High
(1000+)E
Tedeschi Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico 2013 Bottle Tedeschi Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico 2013
Veneto, Italy
433417
Review added: January 21, 2018
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$44.95 High
(1000+)E
Ruffino Modus 2013, Igt Toscana Bottle Ruffino Modus 2013, Igt Toscana
Tuscany, Italy
912956
Review added: January 21, 2018
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$29.95 High
(1000+)V
Rocca Delle Macìe Chianti Riserva 2014 Bottle Rocca Delle Macìe Chianti Riserva 2014
Tuscany, Italy
111641
Review added: January 21, 2018
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$13.95 High
(1000+)E
Rocca Delle Macie Chianti Classico 2015, Docg Bottle Rocca Delle Macie Chianti Classico 2015, Docg
Tuscany, Italy
741769
Review added: January 21, 2018
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$18.95 High
(1000+)E
Monte Antico 2013, Toscana Bottle Monte Antico 2013, Toscana
Tuscany, Italy
69377
Review added: January 21, 2018
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$15.95 High
(1000+)V
Frescobaldi Tenuta Di Castiglioni 2014, Igt Toscana Bottle Frescobaldi Tenuta Di Castiglioni 2014, Igt Toscana
Tuscany, Italy
145920
Review added: January 21, 2018
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$21.95 High
(1000+)V
Chateau De Gourgazaud 2015, Minervois Bottle Chateau De Gourgazaud 2015, Minervois
Languedoc-Roussillon, France
22384
Review added: January 18, 2018
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$13.45 High
(1000+)G
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