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 (7812 in total)

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Joiefarm Chic Fille Pinot Noir Rosé 2018 Bottle Joiefarm Chic Fille Pinot Noir Rosé 2018
British Columbia, Canada
Winery
Review added: March 29, 2020
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$30.35 Shopping_bag
Lakeside Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, VQA Okanagan Valley Bottle Lakeside Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, VQA Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada

Review added: March 25, 2020
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$1.00 None
(0)
Henry Of Pelham Barrel Fermented Chardonnay 2004, VQA Short Hills Bench, Niagara Peninsula Bottle Henry Of Pelham Barrel Fermented Chardonnay 2004, VQA Short Hills Bench, Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
268342
Review added: March 24, 2020
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$19.95 None
(0)V
Varanda Do Conde Alvarinho/Trajadura 2006, Doc Vinho Verde, Monção Bottle Varanda Do Conde Alvarinho/Trajadura 2006, Doc Vinho Verde, Monção
Portugal
966663
Review added: March 23, 2020
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$13.95 None
(0)V
Château Des Charmes St. David's Bench Vineyard Gamay Noir Droit 2017, VQA St. David's Bench, Niagara On The Lake Bottle Château Des Charmes St. David's Bench Vineyard Gamay Noir Droit 2017, VQA St. David's Bench, Niagara On The Lake
Ontario, Canada
346742
Review added: March 16, 2020
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$19.95 High
(808)V
Château Des Charmes Cuvée Michèle Pinot Noir 2018 Bottle Château Des Charmes Cuvée Michèle Pinot Noir 2018
Ontario, Canada
454967
Review added: March 14, 2020
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$16.95 High
(1000+)G
Cabral Reserva 2016, Doc Douro Bottle Cabral Reserva 2016, Doc Douro
Douro, Portugal
11632
Review added: March 13, 2020
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$13.95 High
(346)V
Greywacke Sauvignon Blanc 2018, Marlborough, South Island Bottle Greywacke Sauvignon Blanc 2018, Marlborough, South Island
Marlborough, New Zealand
164228
Review added: February 17, 2020
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$24.95 High
(1000+)V
Frescobaldi Nipozzano Chianti Rufina Riserva 2016 Bottle Frescobaldi Nipozzano Chianti Rufina Riserva 2016
Tuscany, Italy
107276
Review added: February 15, 2020
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$22.45 High
(1000+)G
Quinta De Sanjoanne Terroir Mineral 2018 Bottle Quinta De Sanjoanne Terroir Mineral 2018
Vinho Verde, Portugal
Agent
Review added: February 14, 2020
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$21.00 Shopping_bag
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