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 (5850 in total)

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Château Fongaban 2014, Ac Côtes De Castillon Bottle Château Fongaban 2014, Ac Côtes De Castillon
Bordeaux, France
479832
Review added: April 22, 2017
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$17.15 High
(1000+)G
Matua Hawke's Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2015 Bottle Matua Hawke's Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2015
Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
619452
Review added: April 22, 2017
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$17.15 High
(1000+)G
Jacob's Creek Le Petit Rose 2016 Bottle Jacob's Creek Le Petit Rose 2016
Australia
484600
Review added: April 21, 2017
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$14.95 High
(1000+)G
Casillero Del Diablo Reserve Rosé 2016 Bottle Casillero Del Diablo Reserve Rosé 2016
Chile
487132
Review added: April 21, 2017
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$1.00 None
(0)G
Radio Boka Rose 2016 Bottle Radio Boka Rose 2016
Spain
480467
Review added: April 21, 2017
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$10.80 High
(1000+)G
De Morgenzon 2016, Garden Vineyards Rose Bottle De Morgenzon 2016, Garden Vineyards Rose
Western Cape, South Africa
485813
Review added: April 21, 2017
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$1.00 None
(0)G
Pink Gecko Coteaux Varois En Provence 2016 Bottle Pink Gecko Coteaux Varois En Provence 2016
Provence, France
485946
Review added: April 21, 2017
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$14.35 None
(0)G
Francois Dulac Cotes De Provence 2016 Bottle Francois Dulac Cotes De Provence 2016
Provence, France
483040
Review added: April 21, 2017
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$16.00 High
(1000+)G
 2015, Zonin Valpolicella Classico Bottle 2015, Zonin Valpolicella Classico
Veneto, Italy
475145
Review added: April 21, 2017
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$13.10 High
(1000+)G
La Vue Grenache Rose 2016 Bottle La Vue Grenache Rose 2016
Victoria, Australia
484634
Review added: April 21, 2017
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$13.95 High
(1000+)G
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