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 (6599 in total)

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Love Noir Satin Red 2014 Bottle Love Noir Satin Red 2014
California, Usa
518886
Review added: February 23, 2018
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$17.95 High
(1000+)G
Rymill The Yearling Cabernet Sauvignon 2015,  Coonawarra Bottle Rymill The Yearling Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Coonawarra
South Australia, Australia
544080
Review added: February 23, 2018
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$13.95 High
(1000+)G
Costa Del Mulino Pecorino 2016, Abruzzo Bottle Costa Del Mulino Pecorino 2016, Abruzzo
Abruzzo, Italy
536573
Review added: February 23, 2018
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$11.75 High
(792)G
Rymill The Yearling Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Coonawarra Bottle Rymill The Yearling Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Coonawarra
South Australia, Australia
544098
Review added: February 23, 2018
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$13.95 High
(1000+)G
Wise Owl Sauvignon Blanc 2017 Bottle Wise Owl Sauvignon Blanc 2017
New Zealand
543124
Review added: February 23, 2018
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$14.95 High
(1000+)G
Jackson Triggs Reserve Series Pinot Grigio 2016 Bottle Jackson Triggs Reserve Series Pinot Grigio 2016
Ontario, Canada
535682
Review added: February 23, 2018
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$13.95 None
(0)G
Cellier Des Dauphins Carte Noire 2016, Cotes Du Rhone Bottle Cellier Des Dauphins Carte Noire 2016, Cotes Du Rhone
Rhone, France
110197
Review added: February 22, 2018
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$9.95 High
(1000+)G
Malivoire Guilty Men Red 2016, Niagara Peninsula Bottle Malivoire Guilty Men Red 2016, Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
192674
Review added: February 22, 2018
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$15.95 High
(1000+)G
Francis Coppola Diamond Collection Ivory Label Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 Bottle Francis Coppola Diamond Collection Ivory Label Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
California, Usa
521021
Review added: February 22, 2018
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$24.95 High
(1000+)E
Sledgehammer Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 Bottle Sledgehammer Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
California, Usa
238733
Review added: February 22, 2018
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$17.55 High
(1000+)G
Carmen Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Maipo Alto Bottle Carmen Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Maipo Alto
Maipo Valley, Chile
358309
Review added: February 22, 2018
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$17.55 High
(1000+)G
Finca Flichman Misterio Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 Bottle Finca Flichman Misterio Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
Argentina
163949
Review added: February 22, 2018
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$9.95 High
(1000+)G
Stormy Bay Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Western Cape Bottle Stormy Bay Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Western Cape
South Africa
665299
Review added: February 22, 2018
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$10.05 High
(1000+)G
Plantaze Monte Cheval Vranac 2013, Montenegro Bottle Plantaze Monte Cheval Vranac 2013, Montenegro
Montenegro, World
542498
Review added: February 22, 2018
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$10.45 High
(1000+)G
Kir Yianni Paranga 2015, Igp Macedonia Bottle Kir Yianni Paranga 2015, Igp Macedonia
Greece
392175
Review added: February 22, 2018
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$14.75 High
(1000+)G
Hidden Bench Estate Pinot Noir 2016, Beamsville Bench Bottle Hidden Bench Estate Pinot Noir 2016, Beamsville Bench
Ontario, Canada
274753
Review added: February 22, 2018
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$31.95 High
(1000+)E
Cave Spring Gamay 2016, Niagara Peninsula Bottle Cave Spring Gamay 2016, Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
228569
Review added: February 22, 2018
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$15.95 High
(1000+)G
Pink House Wine Co. Rose Chardonnay Merlot 2017, VQA Bottle Pink House Wine Co. Rose Chardonnay Merlot 2017, VQA
Ontario, Canada
324558
Review added: February 22, 2018
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$13.95 High
(312)G
Sibling Rivalry Pink 2017, VQA Niagara Peninsula Bottle Sibling Rivalry Pink 2017, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
171033
Review added: February 22, 2018
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$13.95 High
(424)G
Astica Malbec Rose 2017 Bottle Astica Malbec Rose 2017
Mendoza, Argentina
445833
Review added: February 22, 2018
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$8.45 Low
(1)G
Bacalhoa J P Azeitao Syrah Rose 2017 Bottle Bacalhoa J P Azeitao Syrah Rose 2017
Portugal
404566
Review added: February 22, 2018
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$8.55 None
(0)G
Peller Estates Family Series Riesling 2016, VQA Niagara Peninsula Bottle Peller Estates Family Series Riesling 2016, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
582817
Review added: February 22, 2018
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$12.95 High
(1000+)G
Beringer Chardonnay 2016, Napa Valley Bottle Beringer Chardonnay 2016, Napa Valley
California, Usa
84988
Review added: February 22, 2018
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$23.95 High
(1000+)E
Anciano Clasico Garnacha 2015, Valencia Bottle Anciano Clasico Garnacha 2015, Valencia
Spain
526772
Review added: February 20, 2018
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$12.40 High
(1000+)G
Big Bill Sauvignon Blanc 2017 Bottle Big Bill Sauvignon Blanc 2017
Western Cape, South Africa
524330
Review added: February 20, 2018
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$12.95 High
(1000+)G
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