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 (7768 in total)

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Cono Sur Bicicleta Viognier Reserva 2019 Bottle Cono Sur Bicicleta Viognier Reserva 2019
Colchagua Valley, Chile
64287
Review added: January 16, 2020
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$11.65 High
(1000+)G
Gabbiano Chianti Classico Docg 2016 Bottle Gabbiano Chianti Classico Docg 2016
Tuscany, Italy
219808
Review added: January 15, 2020
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$18.95 High
(1000+)G
Domäne Wachau Weissenkirchen Grüner Veltliner Federspiel 2018 Bottle Domäne Wachau Weissenkirchen Grüner Veltliner Federspiel 2018
Wachau, Austria
Agent
Review added: January 14, 2020
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$25.05 Shopping_bag
Melini Chianti Classico Reserva 2011 Bottle Melini Chianti Classico Reserva 2011
Tuscany, Italy
487819
Review added: January 12, 2020
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$19.95 High
(1000+)G
Santa Carolina Chardonnay Reserva 2018, Leyda Valley Bottle Santa Carolina Chardonnay Reserva 2018, Leyda Valley
San Antonio Valley, Chile
304022
Review added: January 12, 2020
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$12.95 High
(1000+)G
Domaine Bousquet Malbec 2019, Tupungato Valley Bottle Domaine Bousquet Malbec 2019, Tupungato Valley
Mendoza, Argentina
160952
Review added: January 10, 2020
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$14.95 High
(1000+)G
Cossetti Barbera D'asti Superiore La Vigna Vecchia Docg 2016 Bottle Cossetti Barbera D'asti Superiore La Vigna Vecchia Docg 2016
Piedmont, Italy
Agent
Review added: January 10, 2020
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$21.15 Shopping_bag
Adastra Ed's Red 2016 Bottle Adastra Ed's Red 2016
California, Usa
Agent
Review added: January 10, 2020
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$30.15 Shopping_bag
Mascota Vineyards Gran Mascota Malbec 2015, Mendoza Bottle Mascota Vineyards Gran Mascota Malbec 2015, Mendoza
Mendoza, Argentina
443333
Review added: January 10, 2020
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$24.95 High
(353)V
Gran Mascota Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Uco Valley, Mendoza Bottle Gran Mascota Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Uco Valley, Mendoza
Mendoza, Argentina
668632
Review added: January 10, 2020
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$24.95 High
(524)V
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