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 (6714 in total)

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  Wine Rating Price Quantity  
Yellow Tail Chardonnay 2017 Bottle Yellow Tail Chardonnay 2017
Australia
627802
Review added: April 19, 2018
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$10.95 High
(1000+)G
Lakeview Cellars Sauvignon Blanc 2016, VQA Niagara Peninsula Bottle Lakeview Cellars Sauvignon Blanc 2016, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
483958
Review added: April 19, 2018
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$17.95 None
(0)G
Stoney Ridge Estate Winery Pinot Grigio 2016, Niagara Peninsula Bottle Stoney Ridge Estate Winery Pinot Grigio 2016, Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
369694
Review added: April 19, 2018
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$14.95 High
(1000+)G
Henry Of Pelham Cuvée Catharine Brut, VQA Niagara Peninsula Bottle
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Henry Of Pelham Cuvée Catharine Brut, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
217521
Review added: April 19, 2018
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$29.95 High
(1000+)G
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
(960)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
(67)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
(484)V
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