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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  Wine Rating Price Quantity  
Nugan Estate Annelise Pinot Grigio 2017 Bottle Nugan Estate Annelise Pinot Grigio 2017
Australia
483230
Review added: August 21, 2018
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$15.25 High
(1000+)G
Aliança Bairrada Reserva 2016, Bairrada Bottle Aliança Bairrada Reserva 2016, Bairrada
Portugal
158741
Review added: August 20, 2018
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$8.95 High
(1000+)G
Masi Costasera Amarone Classico 2012 Bottle Masi Costasera Amarone Classico 2012
Veneto, Italy
317057
Review added: August 16, 2018
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$39.05 High
(1000+)G
Sartori Valpolicella Classico 2017 Bottle Sartori Valpolicella Classico 2017
Veneto, Italy
378109
Review added: August 16, 2018
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$13.00 High
(1000+)G
Château Des Charmes Cabernet Sauvignon Estate Bottled 2016, VQA Niagara On The Lake Bottle Château Des Charmes Cabernet Sauvignon Estate Bottled 2016, VQA Niagara On The Lake
Ontario, Canada
370320
Review added: August 16, 2018
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$14.95 High
(1000+)G
Santa Rita 120 Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 Bottle Santa Rita 120 Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
Chile
218644
Review added: August 16, 2018
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$9.75 High
(1000+)G
Fat Bastard Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Vin De Pays D'oc Bottle Fat Bastard Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Vin De Pays D'oc
Languedoc-Roussillon, France
28506
Review added: August 16, 2018
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$14.95 High
(1000+)G
Torres Altos Ibéricos Crianza 2015, Doca Rioja Bottle Torres Altos Ibéricos Crianza 2015, Doca Rioja
Rioja, Spain
527291
Review added: August 16, 2018
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$15.00 High
(1000+)G
Muga Reserva 2014 Bottle Muga Reserva 2014
Rioja, Spain
177345
Review added: August 16, 2018
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$26.95 High
(1000+)E
Santa Julia Reserva Malbec 2016, Mendoza Bottle Santa Julia Reserva Malbec 2016, Mendoza
Argentina
429761
Review added: August 16, 2018
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$13.95 High
(1000+)G
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