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.

Latest Reviews (6854 in total)

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Errazuriz Max Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Region De Aconcagua Bottle Errazuriz Max Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Region De Aconcagua
Chile
335174
Review added: June 07, 2018
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$19.85 High
(1000+)G
Strewn Two Vines Cabernet Merlot 2016, VQA Niagara Peninsula Bottle Strewn Two Vines Cabernet Merlot 2016, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
590109
Review added: June 07, 2018
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$13.95 High
(52)G
Bouchard Pere & Fils Pinot Noir 2015, Bourgogne  Bottle Bouchard Pere & Fils Pinot Noir 2015, Bourgogne
Burgundy, France
605667
Review added: June 07, 2018
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$20.05 High
(1000+)G
Jacob's Creek Double Barrel Shiraz, Barossa Valley Bottle Jacob's Creek Double Barrel Shiraz, Barossa Valley
South Australia, Australia
419986
Review added: June 07, 2018
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$19.95 None
(0)G
Woodbridge By Robert Mondavi Moscato 2017, California Bottle Woodbridge By Robert Mondavi Moscato 2017, California
California, Usa
199216
Review added: June 07, 2018
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$13.25 High
(1000+)G
Pierre Sparr Gewurztraminer 2016, Alsace Bottle Pierre Sparr Gewurztraminer 2016, Alsace
Alsace, France
373373
Review added: June 07, 2018
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$17.95 High
(1000+)G
Marqués De Riscal 2017, Rueda Bottle Marqués De Riscal 2017, Rueda
Spain
36822
Review added: June 07, 2018
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$13.80 High
(1000+)G
Yellow Tail Chardonnay 2017 Bottle Yellow Tail Chardonnay 2017
Australia
627802
Review added: June 07, 2018
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$11.35 High
(1000+)G
Thornbury Merlot 2016, Hawkes Bay Bottle Thornbury Merlot 2016, Hawkes Bay
Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
421189
Review added: June 07, 2018
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$18.90 None
(0)G
Thornbury Pinot Noir 2016, Bannockburn, Central Otago Bottle Thornbury Pinot Noir 2016, Bannockburn, Central Otago
Central Otago, New Zealand
429232
Review added: June 07, 2018
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$27.90 Low
(6)V
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