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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CedarCreek Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2018, Okanagan Valley Bottle
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CedarCreek Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2018, Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada
13411
Review added: July 19, 2019
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$21.38 Shopping_bag
Glenfarclas 105 Cask Strength Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky (700ml) Bottle Glenfarclas 105 Cask Strength Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky (700ml)
Scotland, World
677047
Review added: July 19, 2019
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$98.95 High
(274)V
Joie Farm 'en Famille' Reserve Chardonnay 2017, BC VQA Okanagan Valley Bottle Joie Farm 'en Famille' Reserve Chardonnay 2017, BC VQA Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada
511113
Review added: July 17, 2019
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$36.00 Shopping_bag
Freemark Abbey Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Napa Valley Bottle Freemark Abbey Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Napa Valley
California, Usa
904532
Review added: July 16, 2019
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$69.95 High
(1000+)V
Ortas Tradition Rasteau 2017, Ac Bottle Ortas Tradition Rasteau 2017, Ac
Rhône, France
998716
Review added: July 16, 2019
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$17.95 High
(1000+)V
Xavier Côtes Du Rhône 2017, Ap Bottle Xavier Côtes Du Rhône 2017, Ap
Rhône, France
297317
Review added: July 16, 2019
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$17.95 High
(569)V
Mission Hill Family Estate Viognier Reserve 2018, Okanagan Valley Bottle Mission Hill Family Estate Viognier Reserve 2018, Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada

Review added: July 15, 2019
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$19.99 Shopping_bag
Mission Hill Reserve Shiraz 2016, Okanagan Valley Bottle
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Mission Hill Reserve Shiraz 2016, Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada
13345
Review added: July 13, 2019
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$30.33 Shopping_bag
CedarCreek Pinot Gris Estate Grown 2018, BC VQA Okanagan Valley Bottle CedarCreek Pinot Gris Estate Grown 2018, BC VQA Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada
Winery
Review added: July 12, 2019
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$18.99 Shopping_bag
Bonpas Chateauneuf Du Pape Bonus Passus 2017 Bottle Bonpas Chateauneuf Du Pape Bonus Passus 2017
Rhône, France
621862
Review added: July 11, 2019
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$34.95 High
(1000+)G
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