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 (6714 in total)

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Domaine Courtois La Grange Vinsobres 2015, Ac Bottle Domaine Courtois La Grange Vinsobres 2015, Ac
Rhone, France
526632
Review added: April 23, 2018
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$16.95 High
(394)V
Domaine Jaume Vinsobres Altitude 420 2015, Vinsobres Bottle Domaine Jaume Vinsobres Altitude 420 2015, Vinsobres
Rhone, France
494831
Review added: April 23, 2018
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$12.75 None
(0)V
Michael David Freakshow Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Lodi Bottle Michael David Freakshow Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Lodi
California, Usa
405175
Review added: April 22, 2018
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$29.95 High
(159)V
Norton Barrel Select Malbec 2017 Bottle Norton Barrel Select Malbec 2017
Mendoza, Argentina
400556
Review added: April 22, 2018
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$13.95 High
(1000+)G
Cono Sur Reserva Especial Pinot Noir 2015 Bottle Cono Sur Reserva Especial Pinot Noir 2015
Chile
546432
Review added: April 22, 2018
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$18.95 High
(1000+)V
K W V Paarl Cape Tawny Bottle K W V Paarl Cape Tawny
Paarl, South Africa
285683
Review added: April 21, 2018
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$12.10 Medium
(19)G
Novas Gran Reserva Sauvignon Blanc 2017 Bottle Novas Gran Reserva Sauvignon Blanc 2017
San Antonio Valley, Chile

Review added: April 21, 2018
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$0.00 None
(0)
Fleur Du Cap Unfiltered Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Wo Stellenbosch Bottle Fleur Du Cap Unfiltered Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Wo Stellenbosch
Stellenbosch, South Africa
548495
Review added: April 20, 2018
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$19.95 High
(1000+)V
Gabriel Meffre La Chasse Vacqueyras Grande Reserve 2015 Bottle Gabriel Meffre La Chasse Vacqueyras Grande Reserve 2015
Rhone, France
543868
Review added: April 20, 2018
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$19.95 High
(92)G
Black Cottage Rose 2017, Marlborough Bottle Black Cottage Rose 2017, Marlborough
Marlborough, New Zealand
539320
Review added: April 20, 2018
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$1.00 None
(0)G
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