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 (8084 in total)

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Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin Bottle Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin
Ireland, World
635508
Review added: September 22, 2020
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$55.20 High
(590)G
Artingstall's Brilliant London Dry Gin Bottle Artingstall's Brilliant London Dry Gin
England, World
12573
Review added: September 22, 2020
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$54.95 High
(202)G
Bloom London Dry Gin Bottle Bloom London Dry Gin
England, World
483081
Review added: September 22, 2020
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$45.00 High
(274)G
Salwey Dry Pinot Noir 2010, Qba Baden Bottle Salwey Dry Pinot Noir 2010, Qba Baden
Baden, Germany
317271
Review added: September 21, 2020
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$16.75 None
(0)V
Malivoire Ladybug Rosé 2018, Niagara Peninsula Bottle
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Malivoire Ladybug Rosé 2018, Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
559088
Review added: September 20, 2020
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$16.95 High
(1000+)E
Malivoire Chardonnay 2017, VQA Niagara Peninsula Bottle Malivoire Chardonnay 2017, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
573147
Review added: September 19, 2020
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$19.95 None
(0)E
Villa Maria Private Bin Chardonnay East Coast 2019, Gisborne, North Island Bottle Villa Maria Private Bin Chardonnay East Coast 2019, Gisborne, North Island
Gisborne, New Zealand
13293
Review added: September 18, 2020
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$15.95 High
(1000+)G
Josh Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Sonoma County Bottle Josh Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Sonoma County
California, Usa
461053
Review added: September 17, 2020
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$19.95 High
(1000+)G
Pelee Island Winery Lighthouse Riesling 2018, VQA Ontario Bottle Pelee Island Winery Lighthouse Riesling 2018, VQA Ontario
Ontario, Canada
145417
Review added: September 16, 2020
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$13.45 High
(1000+)G
Taylor Fladgate Late Bottled Vintage Port 2015, Douro Superior Bottle Taylor Fladgate Late Bottled Vintage Port 2015, Douro Superior
Douro, Portugal
46946
Review added: September 15, 2020
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$16.50 High
(1000+)G
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