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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Pierre Sparr Extrem Riesling 2008 Bottle Pierre Sparr Extrem Riesling 2008
Alsace, France
618546
Review added: June 30, 2010
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$19.99 None
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William Fèvre Champs Royaux Chablis 2008, Burgundy Bottle William Fèvre Champs Royaux Chablis 2008, Burgundy
Burgundy, France
276436
Review added: June 30, 2010
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$24.95 None
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Fat Bastard Chardonnay 2008, Vin De Pays D’oc Bottle Fat Bastard Chardonnay 2008, Vin De Pays D’oc
Languedoc-Roussillon, France
563130
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$14.95 None
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Domaine Lafage Blanc 2009, Vdp Cotes Catalanes Cote Est Bottle Domaine Lafage Blanc 2009, Vdp Cotes Catalanes Cote Est
France
179838
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$14.95 None
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Bouchard Père & Fils Mâcon Lugny Saint Pierre 2008, Burgundy Bottle Bouchard Père & Fils Mâcon Lugny Saint Pierre 2008, Burgundy
Burgundy, France
51573
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$17.85 None
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Patriarche Chardonnay Macon Villages 2008 Bottle Patriarche Chardonnay Macon Villages 2008
Burgundy, France
171322
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$6.30 None
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Pierre Sparr Gewurztraminer 2008, Alsace Bottle Pierre Sparr Gewurztraminer 2008, Alsace
Alsace, France
373373
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$16.95 None
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Bouchard Pere & Fils Petit Chablis 2008 Bottle Bouchard Pere & Fils Petit Chablis 2008
Burgundy, France
51466
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$20.85 None
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Fat Bastard Sauvignon Blanc 2008, Vin De Pays D'oc Bottle Fat Bastard Sauvignon Blanc 2008, Vin De Pays D'oc
Languedoc-Roussillon, France
610659
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$12.95 None
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Andre Lurton Chateau Bonnet White 2008, Entre Deux Mers Bottle Andre Lurton Chateau Bonnet White 2008, Entre Deux Mers
Bordeaux, France
83709
Review added: June 30, 2010
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$10.45 None
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