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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Campo Viejo Tempranillo Rose 2017 Bottle Campo Viejo Tempranillo Rose 2017
Rioja, Spain
175620
Review added: May 17, 2018
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$11.95 High
(1000+)G
Chivite Gran Feudo Rose 2017, Navarra Bottle Chivite Gran Feudo Rose 2017, Navarra
Spain
165845
Review added: May 17, 2018
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$12.25 High
(1000+)G
Lafage Miraflors Côtes Du Roussillon Rosé 2017 Bottle Lafage Miraflors Côtes Du Roussillon Rosé 2017
Languedoc-Roussillon, France
367375
Review added: May 17, 2018
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$17.95 High
(1000+)G
20 Bees Keepers White Riesling Vidal Bottle 20 Bees Keepers White Riesling Vidal
Cellared In Canada, World
487751
Review added: May 17, 2018
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$9.95 High
(1000+)G
Guy Saget Sancerre 2016 Bottle Guy Saget Sancerre 2016
Loire, France
319657
Review added: May 17, 2018
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$31.80 High
(885)G
Aveleda Fonte Vinho Verde 2017 Bottle Aveleda Fonte Vinho Verde 2017
Vinho Verde, Portugal
5322
Review added: May 17, 2018
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$11.25 High
(1000+)G
Forward Crisp Pinot Grigio Riesling, 2016 Bottle Forward Crisp Pinot Grigio Riesling, 2016
Cellared In Canada, World
427344
Review added: May 17, 2018
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$10.95 High
(1000+)G
Creekside Pinot Grigio 2017, VQA Niagara Peninsula Bottle Creekside Pinot Grigio 2017, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
83196
Review added: May 17, 2018
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$13.10 High
(1000+)G
Pelee Island Gewurztraminer 2016 Bottle Pelee Island Gewurztraminer 2016
Cellared In Canada, World
135970
Review added: May 17, 2018
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$11.95 High
(1000+)G
Yalumba Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 Bottle Yalumba Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
South Australia, Australia
460667
Review added: May 16, 2018
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$19.95 High
(1000+)G
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