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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Luigi Bosca D.O.C. Malbec 2016, Single Vineyard, Doc Luján De Cuyo, Mendoza Bottle Luigi Bosca D.O.C. Malbec 2016, Single Vineyard, Doc Luján De Cuyo, Mendoza
Mendoza, Argentina
74922
Review added: October 02, 2019
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$29.95 High
(1000+)V
Cave De Tain Les Hauts Du Fief Crozes Hermitage 2015, Ac Bottle Cave De Tain Les Hauts Du Fief Crozes Hermitage 2015, Ac
Rhône, France
958843
Review added: October 02, 2019
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$41.95 High
(281)V
Lantides Neméa Agiorgitiko 2016, Pdo Neméa Bottle Lantides Neméa Agiorgitiko 2016, Pdo Neméa
Peloponnese, Greece
286708
Review added: October 02, 2019
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$19.95 High
(1000+)V
Henry Of Pelham Estate Riesling 2018, VQA Short Hills Bench, Niagara Escarpment Bottle Henry Of Pelham Estate Riesling 2018, VQA Short Hills Bench, Niagara Escarpment
Ontario, Canada
557165
Review added: October 02, 2019
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$19.95 High
(992)V
Ruffino Il Ducale Pinot Grigio 2018, Doc Friuli Bottle Ruffino Il Ducale Pinot Grigio 2018, Doc Friuli
Friuli, Italy
577999
Review added: October 02, 2019
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$18.95 High
(1000+)V
Villa Wolf Pinot Noir 2017, Pfalz Bottle Villa Wolf Pinot Noir 2017, Pfalz
Pfalz, Germany
291971
Review added: October 01, 2019
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$14.90 High
(1000+)G
San León Manzanilla, Do Manzanilla Sanlùcar De Barrameda Bottle San León Manzanilla, Do Manzanilla Sanlùcar De Barrameda
Jerez, Spain
703066
Review added: September 29, 2019
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$21.95 High
(125)V
Alianca Vinho Verde 2018 Bottle Alianca Vinho Verde 2018
Vinho Verde, Portugal
75663
Review added: September 29, 2019
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$8.95 High
(1000+)G
Ramos Pinto Tawny 30 Ans Bottle Ramos Pinto Tawny 30 Ans
Douro, Portugal
250795
Review added: September 28, 2019
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$103.95 None
(0)V
Barros 10 Year Old Tawny Port, Dop Bottle Barros 10 Year Old Tawny Port, Dop
Douro, Portugal
964353
Review added: September 28, 2019
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$28.95 None
(0)V
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