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 (5945 in total)

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  Wine Rating Price Quantity  
Galil Mountain Shiraz Kp 2016, Upper Galilee Bottle Galil Mountain Shiraz Kp 2016, Upper Galilee
Israel, World
141580
Review added: May 25, 2017
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$24.05 High
(581)G
Porta 6 2015, V R Lisboa Bottle Porta 6 2015, V R Lisboa
Portugal
427377
Review added: May 25, 2017
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$12.95 High
(1000+)G
Castelgiocondo Brunello Di Montalcino 2012, Brunello Di Montalcino Bottle Castelgiocondo Brunello Di Montalcino 2012, Brunello Di Montalcino
Tuscany, Italy
650432
Review added: May 25, 2017
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$52.95 High
(1000+)E
Thelema Mountain Red 2014, Western Cape Bottle Thelema Mountain Red 2014, Western Cape
Stellenbosch, South Africa
222570
Review added: May 25, 2017
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$13.65 High
(1000+)G
Fontanafredda Briccotondo Barbera 2015 Bottle Fontanafredda Briccotondo Barbera 2015
Piedmont, Italy
372987
Review added: May 25, 2017
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$14.95 High
(1000+)G
K W V Roodeberg 2015, Western Cape Bottle K W V Roodeberg 2015, Western Cape
Western Cape, South Africa
7187
Review added: May 25, 2017
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$10.45 High
(1000+)G
Domaine Bouchard Père & Fils Beaune Du Château 1er Cru 2014, Ac Bottle Domaine Bouchard Père & Fils Beaune Du Château 1er Cru 2014, Ac
Burgundy, France
325142
Review added: May 25, 2017
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$28.05 High
(636)G
Tilia Malbec 2016, Mendoza Bottle Tilia Malbec 2016, Mendoza
Argentina
160945
Review added: May 25, 2017
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$12.95 High
(1000+)G
Giorgio &Gianni Nero D' Avola 2015, Igt Sicily Bottle Giorgio &Gianni Nero D' Avola 2015, Igt Sicily
Sicily, Italy
254888
Review added: May 25, 2017
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$10.10 High
(1000+)G
Château Des Charmes Gamay Noir 2015, VQA Niagara On The Lake Bottle Château Des Charmes Gamay Noir 2015, VQA Niagara On The Lake
Ontario, Canada
57349
Review added: May 25, 2017
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$15.95 High
(1000+)G
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