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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Calmel & Joseph Villa Blanche Chardonnay 2018 Bottle Calmel & Joseph Villa Blanche Chardonnay 2018
France
375071
Review added: October 14, 2019
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$13.05 High
(1000+)G
Brancott Sauvignon Blanc 2018, Marlborough Bottle Brancott Sauvignon Blanc 2018, Marlborough
New Zealand
499707
Review added: October 14, 2019
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$13.95 High
(1000+)G
Trapiche Malbec Reserve 2018 Bottle Trapiche Malbec Reserve 2018
Mendoza, Argentina
614651
Review added: October 14, 2019
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$12.95 High
(1000+)G
Strewn Two Vines Riesling Gewurztraminer 2017, VQA Niagara Peninsula Bottle Strewn Two Vines Riesling Gewurztraminer 2017, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
467662
Review added: October 14, 2019
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$13.95 High
(1000+)G
K W V The Vinecrafter Chenin Blanc 2018 Bottle K W V The Vinecrafter Chenin Blanc 2018
Western Cape, South Africa
18689
Review added: October 14, 2019
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$8.30 High
(1000+)G
Ornellaia 2016, La Tensione Label, Doc Bolgheri Superiore Bottle Ornellaia 2016, La Tensione Label, Doc Bolgheri Superiore
Tuscany, Italy
722470
Review added: October 14, 2019
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$239.95 High
(314)V
Villa Maria Private Bin Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Marlborough Bottle Villa Maria Private Bin Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Marlborough
Marlborough, New Zealand
426601
Review added: October 13, 2019
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$17.95 High
(1000+)G
Errazuriz Max Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Region De Aconcagua Bottle Errazuriz Max Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Region De Aconcagua
Chile
335174
Review added: October 13, 2019
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$19.95 High
(1000+)G
La Vieille Ferme Red 2018, Ventoux Bottle La Vieille Ferme Red 2018, Ventoux
Rhône, France
263640
Review added: October 13, 2019
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$10.95 High
(1000+)G
Rosemount Traditional 2001 Bottle Rosemount Traditional 2001
South Australia, Australia

Review added: October 12, 2019
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$34.75 None
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