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.

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Casas Del Bosque Reserva Sauvignon Blanc 2016, Casablanca Valley Bottle Casas Del Bosque Reserva Sauvignon Blanc 2016, Casablanca Valley
Casablanca Valley, Chile
974717
Review added: December 17, 2017
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$14.95 High
(1000+)E
Toasted Head Chardonnay 2015, California Bottle Toasted Head Chardonnay 2015, California
California, Usa
594341
Review added: December 17, 2017
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$18.95 None
(0)E
Joiefarm Quotidien Brut 2016, Okanagan Valley Bottle
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Joiefarm Quotidien Brut 2016, Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada
9423
Review added: December 17, 2017
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$25.00 Shopping_bag
Taylor Fladgate Late Bottled Vintage 2012, Douro Superior Bottle Taylor Fladgate Late Bottled Vintage 2012, Douro Superior
Douro, Portugal
46946
Review added: December 17, 2017
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$18.15 High
(1000+)G
Dom Pérignon Brut Vintage 2009, Champagne Bottle Dom Pérignon Brut Vintage 2009, Champagne
Champagne, France
280461
Review added: December 07, 2017
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$231.95 High
(1000+)E
Blue Mountain Blanc De Blancs R.D. 2009, VQA Okanagan Valley Bottle Blue Mountain Blanc De Blancs R.D. 2009, VQA Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada

Review added: December 07, 2017
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$40.00 Shopping_bag
Blue Mountain Reserve Brut R D 2009, VQA Okanagan Valley Bottle Blue Mountain Reserve Brut R D 2009, VQA Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada

Review added: December 07, 2017
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$39.95 Shopping_bag
Tawse Spark, Niagara Peninsula Bottle
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Tawse Spark, Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
10403
Review added: December 07, 2017
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$25.95 Shopping_bag
Rosehall Run Stardust Brut Cuvée 2011, Prince Edward County Bottle Rosehall Run Stardust Brut Cuvée 2011, Prince Edward County
Ontario, Canada
Winery
Review added: December 07, 2017
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$49.95 Shopping_bag
Catena Vista Flores 2015 Bottle Catena Vista Flores 2015
Mendoza, Argentina
Agent
Review added: November 16, 2017
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$24.99 Shopping_bag
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