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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Porcupine Ridge Syrah 2017, Swartland Bottle Porcupine Ridge Syrah 2017, Swartland
Swartland, South Africa
595280
Review added: March 03, 2019
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$15.95 High
(1000+)E
Emiliana Adobe Reserva Sauvignon Blanc 2018 Bottle Emiliana Adobe Reserva Sauvignon Blanc 2018
Casablanca Valley, Chile
266049
Review added: March 01, 2019
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$12.65 High
(1000+)G
Santa Carolina Sauvignon Blanc Reserva 2018, Leyda Valley Bottle Santa Carolina Sauvignon Blanc Reserva 2018, Leyda Valley
Chile
337535
Review added: February 28, 2019
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$12.95 High
(1000+)G
The Ned Sauvignon Blanc 2017 Bottle The Ned Sauvignon Blanc 2017
Marlborough, New Zealand
470070
Review added: February 22, 2019
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$16.95 High
(1000+)G
Taylor Fladgate Late Bottled Vintage Port 2014, Douro Superior Bottle Taylor Fladgate Late Bottled Vintage Port 2014, Douro Superior
Douro, Portugal
46946
Review added: February 21, 2019
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$18.45 High
(1000+)G
Villa Maria Private Bin Pinot Noir 2017 Bottle Villa Maria Private Bin Pinot Noir 2017
Marlborough, New Zealand
146548
Review added: February 21, 2019
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$20.05 High
(1000+)G
Graham's 10 Year Old Tawny Port Bottle Graham's 10 Year Old Tawny Port
Douro, Portugal
404012
Review added: February 21, 2019
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$29.95 High
(1000+)G
Yellow Tail Shiraz 2017, South Eastern Australia Bottle Yellow Tail Shiraz 2017, South Eastern Australia
Australia
624544
Review added: February 21, 2019
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$12.95 High
(1000+)G
Pelee Island Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Ontario VQA Bottle Pelee Island Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Ontario VQA
Ontario, Canada
214957
Review added: February 21, 2019
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$15.45 High
(1000+)G
Stormy Bay Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, Western Cape Bottle Stormy Bay Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, Western Cape
South Africa
665299
Review added: February 21, 2019
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$10.95 High
(1000+)G
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