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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Ridgepoint Reserve Pinot Noir 2009, VQA Twenty Mile Bench Bottle Ridgepoint Reserve Pinot Noir 2009, VQA Twenty Mile Bench
Ontario, Canada
89003
Review added: June 26, 2019
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$24.95 None
(0)V
Covela Edição Nacional Avesso 2016, Vinho Verde Bottle Covela Edição Nacional Avesso 2016, Vinho Verde
Vinho Verde, Portugal
524868
Review added: June 26, 2019
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$18.95 High
(454)V
Tenuta Sette Ponti Crognolo 2016, Igt Toscana Bottle Tenuta Sette Ponti Crognolo 2016, Igt Toscana
Tuscany, Italy
727636
Review added: June 26, 2019
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$34.95 High
(1000+)V
Curvos Loureiro 2018, Doc Vinho Verde Bottle Curvos Loureiro 2018, Doc Vinho Verde
Vinho Verde, Portugal
471284
Review added: June 26, 2019
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$12.95 Low
(1)V
Aveleda Vinho Verde 2017 Bottle Aveleda Vinho Verde 2017
Vinho Verde, Portugal
5322
Review added: June 26, 2019
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$11.50 High
(1000+)G
Casal Garcia Vinho Verde Bottle Casal Garcia Vinho Verde
Portugal
530261
Review added: June 26, 2019
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$9.95 High
(1000+)G
La Vieille Ferme Côtes Du Luberon 2018 Bottle La Vieille Ferme Côtes Du Luberon 2018
Rhône, France
298505
Review added: June 25, 2019
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$11.00 High
(1000+)G
Jacob's Creek Chardonnay Reserve 2018, Adelaide Hills Bottle Jacob's Creek Chardonnay Reserve 2018, Adelaide Hills
South Australia, Australia
270017
Review added: June 25, 2019
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$12.00 High
(1000+)G
The Ned Sauvignon Blanc 2018 Bottle The Ned Sauvignon Blanc 2018
Marlborough, New Zealand
470070
Review added: June 25, 2019
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$13.95 High
(1000+)G
Trius Dry Riesling 2017, Niagara Peninsula Bottle Trius Dry Riesling 2017, Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
303792
Review added: June 25, 2019
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$13.95 High
(1000+)G
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