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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Magnotta Vidal Icewine 2016, VQA Lake Erie North Shore  (375ml) Bottle Magnotta Vidal Icewine 2016, VQA Lake Erie North Shore (375ml)
Ontario, Canada
587154
Review added: August 17, 2017
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$32.95 High
(1000+)E
Ferreira Dona Antonia Tawny Bottle Ferreira Dona Antonia Tawny
Portugal
157586
Review added: August 17, 2017
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$20.00 High
(1000+)G
Tommasi Il Sestante Ripasso Valpolicella Superiore 2014, Valpolicella Bottle Tommasi Il Sestante Ripasso Valpolicella Superiore 2014, Valpolicella
Veneto, Italy
267070
Review added: August 17, 2017
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$18.95 High
(1000+)G
Nederburg Winemaster's Reserve Shiraz 2015, Western Cape Bottle Nederburg Winemaster's Reserve Shiraz 2015, Western Cape
Western Cape, South Africa
527457
Review added: August 17, 2017
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$12.95 High
(1000+)G
Carmen Reserva Premier Carmenère 2016 Bottle Carmen Reserva Premier Carmenère 2016
Colchagua Valley, Chile
169052
Review added: August 17, 2017
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$12.65 High
(1000+)G
Esporao Alandra Red 2016, Alentejo Bottle Esporao Alandra Red 2016, Alentejo
Alentejo, Portugal
89961
Review added: August 17, 2017
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$7.50 High
(1000+)G
Esporão Reserva Red 2014, Alentejo Bottle Esporão Reserva Red 2014, Alentejo
Alentejo, Portugal
606590
Review added: August 17, 2017
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$25.95 High
(1000+)E
Woodbridge By Robert Mondavi Moscato 2016, California Bottle Woodbridge By Robert Mondavi Moscato 2016, California
California, Usa
199216
Review added: August 17, 2017
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$13.25 High
(1000+)G
Torley Muscat Bottle Torley Muscat
Hungary
462747
Review added: August 17, 2017
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$9.05 None
(0)G
Eastdell Riesling 2016, Niagara Peninsula Bottle Eastdell Riesling 2016, Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
481556
Review added: August 17, 2017
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$13.95 High
(1000+)G
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