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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Masi Brolo Campofiorin Oro 2014, Igt Rosso Verona Bottle Masi Brolo Campofiorin Oro 2014, Igt Rosso Verona
Veneto, Italy
976092
Review added: January 20, 2019
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$26.95 High
(515)V
Joie Farm 'en Famille' Reserve Chardonnay 2016, BC VQA Okanagan Valley Bottle Joie Farm 'en Famille' Reserve Chardonnay 2016, BC VQA Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada
511113
Review added: January 19, 2019
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$36.00 Shopping_bag
Masi Modello Brut Prosecco, Doc, Italy Bottle Masi Modello Brut Prosecco, Doc, Italy
Veneto, Italy
624932
Review added: January 18, 2019
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$17.95 None
(0)V
Graham's Late Bottled Vintage Port 2012, Douro Valley Bottle Graham's Late Bottled Vintage Port 2012, Douro Valley
Portugal
191239
Review added: January 17, 2019
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$17.95 High
(1000+)G
Stoneleigh Pinot Noir Marlborough 2017 Bottle Stoneleigh Pinot Noir Marlborough 2017
New Zealand
54353
Review added: January 17, 2019
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$18.95 High
(1000+)G
Whitehaven Sauvignon Blanc 2018 Bottle Whitehaven Sauvignon Blanc 2018
Marlborough, New Zealand
308288
Review added: January 16, 2019
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$19.95 High
(1000+)G
Two Oceans Shiraz 2016 Bottle Two Oceans Shiraz 2016
South Africa
699249
Review added: January 12, 2019
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$11.00 High
(1000+)G
Roscato Dark Bottle Roscato Dark
Trentino, Italy
629857
Review added: January 04, 2019
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$13.95 High
(1000+)G
Negrar Appassimento Rosso 2017 Bottle Negrar Appassimento Rosso 2017
Veneto, Italy
629865
Review added: December 21, 2018
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$15.90 High
(1000+)G
Armenia Wine Factory Red Dry 2017, Vayos Dzor, Aragatsotn, Armenia Bottle Armenia Wine Factory Red Dry 2017, Vayos Dzor, Aragatsotn, Armenia
Armenia, World
Agent
Review added: December 21, 2018
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$19.95 Shopping_bag
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