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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Kim Crawford Chardonnay 2018, New Zealand Bottle Kim Crawford Chardonnay 2018, New Zealand
New Zealand
991950
Review added: June 03, 2020
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$17.95 High
(1000+)E
Pendulum Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Columbia Valley Bottle Pendulum Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Columbia Valley
Washington, Usa
533711
Review added: June 03, 2020
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$24.95 High
(654)V
Bollini Pinot Grigio 2018, Trentino Bottle Bollini Pinot Grigio 2018, Trentino
Trentino, Italy
951319
Review added: June 03, 2020
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$16.95 High
(1000+)E
Finimondo Rosso 2017, Sicily Bottle Finimondo Rosso 2017, Sicily
Sicily, Italy
628198
Review added: June 02, 2020
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$9.00 High
(1000+)G
Albert Bichot Bourgogne Rouge Pinot Noir 2018 Bottle Albert Bichot Bourgogne Rouge Pinot Noir 2018
Burgundy, France
166959
Review added: May 31, 2020
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$18.00 High
(1000+)G
Fuzion Alta Torrontes Pinot Grigio 2019 Bottle Fuzion Alta Torrontes Pinot Grigio 2019
Mendoza, Argentina
168419
Review added: May 31, 2020
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$10.00 High
(1000+)G
Frisky Beaver Shades Of Grey Chardonnay 2018, VQA Ontario Bottle Frisky Beaver Shades Of Grey Chardonnay 2018, VQA Ontario
Ontario, Canada
648584
Review added: May 30, 2020
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$13.95 High
(1000+)G
Frisky Beaver Frisky White 2018, VQA Ontario Bottle Frisky Beaver Frisky White 2018, VQA Ontario
Ontario, Canada
648600
Review added: May 30, 2020
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$13.95 High
(1000+)G
Sandbanks Baco Noir, Ontario VQA Bottle Sandbanks Baco Noir, Ontario VQA
Ontario, Canada
110049
Review added: May 29, 2020
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$15.95 None
(0)G
Gerard Bertrand Réserve Spéciale Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Pays D' Oc Bottle Gerard Bertrand Réserve Spéciale Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Pays D' Oc
Languedoc, France
234815
Review added: May 29, 2020
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$14.05 High
(1000+)G
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