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 (8111 in total)

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Wolf Blass Gold Label Chardonnay 2010, Adelaide Hills, South Australia Bottle Wolf Blass Gold Label Chardonnay 2010, Adelaide Hills, South Australia
Australia
606186
Review added: October 19, 2020
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$29.95 None
(0)V
Henry Of Pelham Sibling Rivalry White 2018, VQA Niagara Peninsula Bottle Henry Of Pelham Sibling Rivalry White 2018, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
126144
Review added: October 18, 2020
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$12.95 High
(1000+)G
Bolgare Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 Bottle Bolgare Cabernet Sauvignon 2018
Bulgaria, World
645606
Review added: October 17, 2020
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$9.65 High
(783)G
Golden Coast Smooth Red, VQA Ontario Bottle Golden Coast Smooth Red, VQA Ontario
Ontario, Canada
17520
Review added: October 16, 2020
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$9.95 None
(0)G
Frisky Zebras Seductive Shiraz, Western Cape Bottle
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Frisky Zebras Seductive Shiraz, Western Cape
South Africa
237644
Review added: October 16, 2020
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$10.95 High
(1000+)G
Golden Coast Smooth White, VQA Ontario Bottle Golden Coast Smooth White, VQA Ontario
Ontario, Canada
17521
Review added: October 15, 2020
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$9.95 None
(0)G
Family Tree The Goat Lady Chardonnay 2019, Niagara Peninsula Bottle Family Tree The Goat Lady Chardonnay 2019, Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
16792
Review added: October 15, 2020
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$16.95 High
(1000+)G
Mouton Cadet 2017, Ac Bordeaux Bottle Mouton Cadet 2017, Ac Bordeaux
France
14447
Review added: October 15, 2020
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$25.95 High
(1000+)V
Gérard Bertrand Syrah/Grenache 2017, Ap Languedoc Bottle Gérard Bertrand Syrah/Grenache 2017, Ap Languedoc
Languedoc, France
413237
Review added: October 14, 2020
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$16.95 High
(1000+)V
Cantina Di Negrar Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico 2016 Bottle Cantina Di Negrar Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico 2016
Veneto, Italy
44784
Review added: October 13, 2020
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$30.10 High
(1000+)G
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