Steve Thurlow

Steve Thurlow
Followers (22618)
Influence On My Scores
Reviews (6514)
  • (658)
  • (135)
 

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)

Show 10, 25, 50, 100 wines per page
  Wine Rating Price Quantity  
Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Brut Vintage Champagne 2008, Ac Bottle Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Brut Vintage Champagne 2008, Ac
Champagne, France
508614
Review added: December 17, 2017
Sign In to see Critic Reviews. Not a Member? Please Sign Up.
$102.95 High
(1000+)E
Cakebread Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Napa Valley Bottle Cakebread Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Napa Valley
California, Usa
710426
Review added: December 17, 2017
Sign In to see Critic Reviews. Not a Member? Please Sign Up.
$119.95 High
(1000+)E
Hidden Bench Estate Pinot Noir 2014, Beamsville Bench Bottle Hidden Bench Estate Pinot Noir 2014, Beamsville Bench
Ontario, Canada
274753
Review added: December 17, 2017
Sign In to see Critic Reviews. Not a Member? Please Sign Up.
$30.30 None
(0)E
Mission Hill Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, BC VQA Okanagan Valley Bottle Mission Hill Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, BC VQA Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada
553321
Review added: December 17, 2017
Sign In to see Critic Reviews. Not a Member? Please Sign Up.
$30.95 High
(1000+)V
Anselmi San Vincenzo 2016, Igt Veneto  Bottle Anselmi San Vincenzo 2016, Igt Veneto
Veneto, Italy
948158
Review added: December 17, 2017
Sign In to see Critic Reviews. Not a Member? Please Sign Up.
$16.95 High
(1000+)E
Bollini Pinot Grigio 2016, Doc Bottle Bollini Pinot Grigio 2016, Doc
Trentino, Italy
951319
Review added: December 17, 2017
Sign In to see Critic Reviews. Not a Member? Please Sign Up.
$17.95 High
(1000+)E
Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio 2016, Doc Valdadige Bottle Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio 2016, Doc Valdadige
Alto Adige, Italy
106450
Review added: December 17, 2017
Sign In to see Critic Reviews. Not a Member? Please Sign Up.
$19.95 High
(1000+)E
Louis Jadot Chardonnay Bourgogne 2015 Bottle Louis Jadot Chardonnay Bourgogne 2015
Burgundy, France
933077
Review added: December 17, 2017
Sign In to see Critic Reviews. Not a Member? Please Sign Up.
$25.95 High
(1000+)E
Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2016, Marlborough, South Island Bottle Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2016, Marlborough, South Island
Marlborough, New Zealand
316570
Review added: December 17, 2017
Sign In to see Critic Reviews. Not a Member? Please Sign Up.
$19.95 None
(0)E
Kim Crawford Chardonnay 2016, New Zealand Bottle Kim Crawford Chardonnay 2016, New Zealand
New Zealand
991950
Review added: December 17, 2017
Sign In to see Critic Reviews. Not a Member? Please Sign Up.
$19.95 High
(1000+)E
Show 10, 25, 50, 100 wines per page