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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Karlo Estates Estate Grown Pinot Noir 2017 Bottle Karlo Estates Estate Grown Pinot Noir 2017
Ontario, Canada
Winery
Review added: April 20, 2019
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$65.00 Shopping_bag
Karlo Estates Estate Grown Chardonnay 2017, VQA Prince Edward County Bottle Karlo Estates Estate Grown Chardonnay 2017, VQA Prince Edward County
Ontario, Canada
Winery
Review added: April 19, 2019
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$45.00 Shopping_bag
Reif Estate Riesling Réserve 2017, Niagara River Bottle Reif Estate Riesling Réserve 2017, Niagara River
Ontario, Canada
Winery
Review added: April 19, 2019
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$20.15 Shopping_bag
Camigliano Brunello Di Montalcino Docg 2014 Bottle Camigliano Brunello Di Montalcino Docg 2014
Tuscany, Italy
941757
Review added: April 11, 2019
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$60.95 High
(914)W
Rocca Delle Macìe Campo Maccione Morellino Di Scansano 2017, Docg Bottle Rocca Delle Macìe Campo Maccione Morellino Di Scansano 2017, Docg
Tuscany, Italy
969428
Review added: April 11, 2019
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$17.95 High
(1000+)V
Far Niente Chardonnay 2017, Napa Valley Bottle Far Niente Chardonnay 2017, Napa Valley
California, Usa
539130
Review added: April 11, 2019
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$99.95 High
(898)V
El Enemigo Chardonnay 2016, Mendoza Bottle El Enemigo Chardonnay 2016, Mendoza
Mendoza, Argentina
482984
Review added: April 11, 2019
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$29.95 High
(76)V
Barone Montalto Nero D'avola Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 Bottle Barone Montalto Nero D'avola Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
Sicily, Italy
621151
Review added: April 09, 2019
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$9.45 High
(1000+)G
Montecillo Reserva Rioja 2012 Bottle Montecillo Reserva Rioja 2012
Spain
621003
Review added: April 09, 2019
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$14.90 High
(1000+)G
Pasqua Merlot 2017, Igt Veneto, Italy (1500ml) Bottle Pasqua Merlot 2017, Igt Veneto, Italy (1500ml)
Veneto, Italy
611780
Review added: April 09, 2019
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$14.55 High
(1000+)G
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