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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Mullineux Kloof Street Chenin Blanc 2017 Bottle Mullineux Kloof Street Chenin Blanc 2017
Western Cape, South Africa
Agent
Review added: April 18, 2018
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$19.95 Shopping_bag
Fancy Farm Girl Frissonesque Sauvignon Blanc 2016, VQA Niagara Peninsula Bottle Fancy Farm Girl Frissonesque Sauvignon Blanc 2016, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
552059
Review added: April 17, 2018
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$15.95 High
(971)G
Symington Altano 2015, Doc Douro Bottle Symington Altano 2015, Doc Douro
Douro, Portugal
579862
Review added: April 16, 2018
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$13.95 High
(83)V
Fleur Du Cap Essence Du Cap Chardonnay 2017 Bottle Fleur Du Cap Essence Du Cap Chardonnay 2017
Western Cape, South Africa
358960
Review added: April 12, 2018
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$12.95 High
(1000+)G
Emiliana Adobe Reserva Merlot 2016 Bottle Emiliana Adobe Reserva Merlot 2016
Rapel Valley, Chile
322024
Review added: April 11, 2018
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$12.95 High
(1000+)G
Angove Family Crest Grenache Shiraz Mourvedre 2016, Mclaren Vale Bottle Angove Family Crest Grenache Shiraz Mourvedre 2016, Mclaren Vale
South Australia, Australia
534750
Review added: April 09, 2018
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$21.95 High
(668)V
Casata Monfort Pinot Noir 2016 Bottle Casata Monfort Pinot Noir 2016
Trentino, Italy
Agent
Review added: April 06, 2018
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$24.95 None
(0)
Citra Montepulciano D'abruzzo 2016, D.O.C. Bottle Citra Montepulciano D'abruzzo 2016, D.O.C.
Abruzzo, Italy
446633
Review added: April 05, 2018
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$8.35 High
(1000+)G
Woodbridge By Robert Mondavi Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, California Bottle Woodbridge By Robert Mondavi Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, California
California, Usa
48611
Review added: April 05, 2018
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$13.95 High
(1000+)G
Gray Fox Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 (1500ml) Bottle Gray Fox Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 (1500ml)
California, Usa
107201
Review added: April 05, 2018
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$14.95 High
(1000+)G
Wente Southern Hills Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 Bottle Wente Southern Hills Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
California, Usa
301507
Review added: April 05, 2018
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$19.95 High
(1000+)G
Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 Bottle Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
California, Usa
222877
Review added: April 05, 2018
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$103.95 High
(1000+)E
Columbia Crest Grand Estates Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Columbia Valley Bottle Columbia Crest Grand Estates Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Columbia Valley
Washington, Usa
460154
Review added: April 05, 2018
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$17.95 High
(1000+)G
Velletri Terre Dei Volsci Riserva 2012, Velletri Doc Bottle Velletri Terre Dei Volsci Riserva 2012, Velletri Doc
Italy
175141
Review added: April 05, 2018
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$14.85 High
(1000+)G
Mission Hill 5 Vineyards Pinot Noir 2016, VQA Okanagan Valley Bottle Mission Hill 5 Vineyards Pinot Noir 2016, VQA Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada
145128
Review added: April 05, 2018
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$18.45 High
(1000+)G
Open Rose 2017, VQA Niagara Peninsula Bottle Open Rose 2017, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
175349
Review added: April 05, 2018
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$12.95 High
(1000+)G
Sandbanks Rose 2017, VQA Ontario Bottle Sandbanks Rose 2017, VQA Ontario
Ontario, Canada
244616
Review added: April 05, 2018
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$13.95 High
(1000+)G
Trius Rosé 2017, VQA Niagara Peninsula Bottle Trius Rosé 2017, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
341743
Review added: April 05, 2018
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$17.95 High
(1000+)G
Terres De Saint Louis 2017, Coteaux Varois En Provence Rose Bottle Terres De Saint Louis 2017, Coteaux Varois En Provence Rose
Provence, France
234575
Review added: April 05, 2018
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$12.95 High
(1000+)G
Chateau Du Cleray Muscadet Sevre Et Maine 2016 Bottle Chateau Du Cleray Muscadet Sevre Et Maine 2016
Loire, France
323816
Review added: April 05, 2018
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$14.95 High
(1000+)G
Aveleda Fonte Vinho Verde 2016 Bottle Aveleda Fonte Vinho Verde 2016
Vinho Verde, Portugal
5322
Review added: April 05, 2018
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$9.95 High
(1000+)G
Three Dog Winery Dog House Pinot Grigio 2016 Bottle Three Dog Winery Dog House Pinot Grigio 2016
California, Usa
492967
Review added: April 05, 2018
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$19.95 None
(0)G
Casal Thaulero Pinot Grigio 2017, Igp Terre Di Chieti Bottle Casal Thaulero Pinot Grigio 2017, Igp Terre Di Chieti
Italy
73163
Review added: April 05, 2018
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$8.95 High
(1000+)G
Norman Hardie Chardonnay Cuvee 'l' 2012, VQA Ontario Bottle Norman Hardie Chardonnay Cuvee 'l' 2012, VQA Ontario
Ontario, Canada
232751
Review added: April 04, 2018
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$75.20 Low
(1)G
Stoneleigh Latitude Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Marlborough, South Island Bottle Stoneleigh Latitude Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Marlborough, South Island
Marlborough, New Zealand
324228
Review added: April 04, 2018
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$21.95 High
(384)V
Bouchard Père & Fils Mâcon Lugny Saint Pierre 2016 Bottle Bouchard Père & Fils Mâcon Lugny Saint Pierre 2016
Burgundy, France
51573
Review added: April 04, 2018
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$16.45 High
(1000+)G
Thirty Bench Riesling Winemaker’s Blend 2016, VQA Niagara Peninsula Bottle Thirty Bench Riesling Winemaker’s Blend 2016, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
24133
Review added: April 01, 2018
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$19.95 High
(1000+)E
Livio Sassetti Pertimali Brunello Di Montalcino 1990 Bottle Livio Sassetti Pertimali Brunello Di Montalcino 1990
Tuscany, Italy
474734
Review added: March 30, 2018
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$39.75 None
(0)V
Argento Seleccion Chardonnay 2016 Bottle Argento Seleccion Chardonnay 2016
Mendoza, Argentina
591701
Review added: March 30, 2018
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$10.95 High
(1000+)G
Trapiche Reserve Merlot 2016 Bottle Trapiche Reserve Merlot 2016
Mendoza, Argentina
454843
Review added: March 29, 2018
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$12.45 High
(1000+)G
Zenato Veneto Rosso 2015, Igt Veneto Bottle Zenato Veneto Rosso 2015, Igt Veneto
Veneto, Italy
208579
Review added: March 29, 2018
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$13.90 High
(1000+)G
Passi Reali Vino Organico Appassimento 2016 Bottle Passi Reali Vino Organico Appassimento 2016
Abruzzo, Italy
523100
Review added: March 29, 2018
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$14.90 High
(1000+)G
Mallee Rock Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Limestone Coast Bottle Mallee Rock Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Limestone Coast
South Australia, Australia
434589
Review added: March 29, 2018
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$13.95 High
(1000+)G
Louis M. Martini Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 Bottle Louis M. Martini Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
California, Usa
292151
Review added: March 29, 2018
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$20.95 High
(1000+)G
Three Dog Winery Dog House Red 2016, VQA Ontario Bottle Three Dog Winery Dog House Red 2016, VQA Ontario
Ontario, Canada
438937
Review added: March 29, 2018
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$15.95 High
(1000+)G
Charles Tort Old Vines 2015, Cotes Du Rhone Bottle Charles Tort Old Vines 2015, Cotes Du Rhone
Rhone, France
424168
Review added: March 29, 2018
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$13.85 High
(1000+)G
Luccarelli Primitivo 2016, Igt Puglia Bottle Luccarelli Primitivo 2016, Igt Puglia
Puglia, Italy
253856
Review added: March 29, 2018
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$11.00 High
(1000+)G
Bulls Blood Merlot Kékfrankos 2015, Eger (1000ml) Bottle Bulls Blood Merlot Kékfrankos 2015, Eger (1000ml)
Hungary
139980
Review added: March 29, 2018
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$10.95 High
(1000+)G
Chateau St. Jean Pinot Noir 2016 Bottle Chateau St. Jean Pinot Noir 2016
California, Usa
308221
Review added: March 29, 2018
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$19.95 High
(1000+)G
Louis Jadot Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2014 Bottle Louis Jadot Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2014
Burgundy, France
162073
Review added: March 29, 2018
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$25.95 High
(1000+)E
Louis Latour Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2015 Bottle Louis Latour Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2015
Burgundy, France
69914
Review added: March 29, 2018
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$24.05 High
(1000+)G
Taittinger Brut Réserve Champagne Bottle
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Taittinger Brut Réserve Champagne
Champagne, France
365312
Review added: March 29, 2018
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$61.95 High
(1000+)G
River Road Riesling Gewurztraminer 2016, VQA Niagara River Bottle River Road Riesling Gewurztraminer 2016, VQA Niagara River
Ontario, Canada
468231
Review added: March 29, 2018
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$13.95 High
(150)G
Cooper's Hawk Riesling 2016, VQA Lake Erie North Shore Bottle Cooper's Hawk Riesling 2016, VQA Lake Erie North Shore
Ontario, Canada
318402
Review added: March 29, 2018
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$16.95 High
(521)G
Colchester Ridge Crew Chardonnay 2015, VQA Ontario Bottle Colchester Ridge Crew Chardonnay 2015, VQA Ontario
Ontario, Canada
483842
Review added: March 29, 2018
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$13.95 High
(920)G
Jean Claude Mas Origines Martinolles St. Hilaire Chardonnay 2016, Pays D'oc Bottle Jean Claude Mas Origines Martinolles St. Hilaire Chardonnay 2016, Pays D'oc
Languedoc-Roussillon, France
469999
Review added: March 29, 2018
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$12.95 High
(851)G
Cooper's Hawk Vineyards Unoaked Chardonnay 2015 Bottle Cooper's Hawk Vineyards Unoaked Chardonnay 2015
Ontario, Canada
453167
Review added: March 29, 2018
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$14.95 High
(472)G
La Vieille Ferme Côtes Du Luberon 2017 Bottle La Vieille Ferme Côtes Du Luberon 2017
Rhone, France
298505
Review added: March 29, 2018
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$10.95 High
(1000+)G
Norman Hardie County Unfiltered Pinot Noir 2016, VQA Prince Edward County Bottle Norman Hardie County Unfiltered Pinot Noir 2016, VQA Prince Edward County
Ontario, Canada
125310
Review added: March 29, 2018
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$45.00 High
(219)E
Melini Orvieto Classico 2016, Doc Bottle Melini Orvieto Classico 2016, Doc
Veneto, Italy
527580
Review added: March 28, 2018
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$11.95 High
(1000+)G
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