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 (6791 in total)

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Emiliana Adobe Reserva Sauvignon Blanc 2017 Bottle Emiliana Adobe Reserva Sauvignon Blanc 2017
Casablanca Valley, Chile
266049
Review added: May 23, 2018
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$13.00 High
(1000+)G
Warre’s Otima 10 Year Old Port (500ml) Bottle
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Warre’s Otima 10 Year Old Port (500ml)
Douro, Portugal
566174
Review added: May 17, 2018
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$21.85 High
(976)G
Bartenura Moscato 2017, Igt Pavia Bottle Bartenura Moscato 2017, Igt Pavia
Italy
231779
Review added: May 17, 2018
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$17.95 High
(1000+)G
Antonin Rodet Côtes Du Rhône 2016 Bottle Antonin Rodet Côtes Du Rhône 2016
Rhone, France
8979
Review added: May 17, 2018
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$14.20 High
(1000+)G
Wolf Blass Red Label Cabernet/Merlot 2017 Bottle Wolf Blass Red Label Cabernet/Merlot 2017
Australia
611483
Review added: May 17, 2018
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$15.25 High
(1000+)G
Château D'argadens 2014, Bordeaux Supérieur Bottle Château D'argadens 2014, Bordeaux Supérieur
Bordeaux, France
681643
Review added: May 17, 2018
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$17.95 High
(1000+)E
Frescobaldi Rèmole 2016, Tuscany Bottle Frescobaldi Rèmole 2016, Tuscany
Tuscany, Italy
105429
Review added: May 17, 2018
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$13.20 High
(1000+)G
Donini Merlot 2016 (1000ml) Bottle Donini Merlot 2016 (1000ml)
Italy
160358
Review added: May 17, 2018
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$10.45 High
(1000+)G
Aquinas Pinot Noir 2016, Napa Valley Bottle Aquinas Pinot Noir 2016, Napa Valley
California, Usa
277657
Review added: May 17, 2018
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$19.80 High
(1000+)G
Meiomi Pinot Noir 2016 Bottle Meiomi Pinot Noir 2016
California, Usa
130138
Review added: May 17, 2018
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$28.95 High
(1000+)E
Gazela Rosé Bottle Gazela Rosé
Portugal
404533
Review added: May 17, 2018
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$9.50 None
(0)G
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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$10.95 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
(817)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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$15.10 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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$20.15 High
(1000+)G
Yalumba The Y Series Viognier 2017, South Australia Bottle Yalumba The Y Series Viognier 2017, South Australia
South Australia, Australia
470062
Review added: May 16, 2018
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$14.25 High
(1000+)G
Fancy Farm Girl Frivolous White 2015, Niagara Peninsula VQA Bottle Fancy Farm Girl Frivolous White 2015, Niagara Peninsula VQA
Ontario, Canada
394072
Review added: May 11, 2018
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$14.95 None
(0)G
Kittling Ridge Vidal Icewine 2016, VQA Niagara Peninsula  (375ml) Bottle Kittling Ridge Vidal Icewine 2016, VQA Niagara Peninsula (375ml)
Ontario, Canada
563247
Review added: May 10, 2018
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$40.45 High
(1000+)E
Pelee Island Late Harvest Vidal 2016, Ontario VQA Bottle Pelee Island Late Harvest Vidal 2016, Ontario VQA
Ontario, Canada
594184
Review added: May 10, 2018
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$13.95 High
(1000+)G
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