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 (6515 in total)

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Navip Riesling Italico 2015, Serbia Bottle Navip Riesling Italico 2015, Serbia
Serbia, World
9548
Review added: January 11, 2018
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$8.90 High
(1000+)G
Mastronardi Casa Nostra Chardonnay 2013, Ontario VQA Bottle Mastronardi Casa Nostra Chardonnay 2013, Ontario VQA
Ontario, Canada
419911
Review added: January 11, 2018
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$7.75 None
(0)G
Toasted Head Chardonnay 2016, California Bottle Toasted Head Chardonnay 2016, California
California, Usa
594341
Review added: January 11, 2018
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$18.95 High
(1000+)E
Paparuda Feteasca Regala Bottle Paparuda Feteasca Regala
Romania, World
460543
Review added: January 11, 2018
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$14.25 None
(0)G
Open Sauvignon Blanc 2016, VQA Niagara Peninsula Bottle Open Sauvignon Blanc 2016, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
178681
Review added: January 11, 2018
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$12.95 High
(1000+)G
Santa Carolina Sauvignon Blanc Reserva 2016, Leyda Valley Bottle Santa Carolina Sauvignon Blanc Reserva 2016, Leyda Valley
Chile
337535
Review added: January 11, 2018
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$11.95 High
(1000+)G
Tawse Sketches Chardonnay 2013, VQA Niagara Peninsula  Bottle Tawse Sketches Chardonnay 2013, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
89037
Review added: January 11, 2018
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$21.95 High
(1000+)E
Emiliana Coyam 2013, Los Robles Estate, Colchagua Valley Bottle Emiliana Coyam 2013, Los Robles Estate, Colchagua Valley
Colchagua Valley, Chile
63891
Review added: January 10, 2018
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$29.95 High
(733)V
Emiliana Novas Gran Reserva Carmenere/Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Valle De Colchagua Bottle Emiliana Novas Gran Reserva Carmenere/Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Valle De Colchagua
Maipo Valley, Chile
437947
Review added: January 09, 2018
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$15.95 Low
(1)V
Joie Farm 'en Famille' Reserve Pinot Noir 2015, BC VQA Okanagan Valley Bottle
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Joie Farm 'en Famille' Reserve Pinot Noir 2015, BC VQA Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada
9435
Review added: January 08, 2018
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$40.00 Shopping_bag
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