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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Vina Tarapaca Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 Bottle Vina Tarapaca Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2018
Maipo Valley, Chile
647636
Review added: August 20, 2019
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$13.95 High
(1000+)G
Joiefarm Pinot Blanc 2017, BC VQA Okanagan Valley Bottle Joiefarm Pinot Blanc 2017, BC VQA Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada
Winery
Review added: August 20, 2019
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$25.00 Shopping_bag
Toro Bravo Verdejo Sauvignon Blanc 2018, La Mancha Bottle Toro Bravo Verdejo Sauvignon Blanc 2018, La Mancha
Spain
10711
Review added: August 17, 2019
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$7.95 High
(1000+)G
Villa Maria Private Bin Pinot Noir 2018 Bottle Villa Maria Private Bin Pinot Noir 2018
Marlborough, New Zealand
146548
Review added: August 16, 2019
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$19.95 High
(1000+)G
Forrest The Doctors' Sauvignon Blanc 2018, Marlborough, South Island Bottle Forrest The Doctors' Sauvignon Blanc 2018, Marlborough, South Island
Marlborough, New Zealand
317842
Review added: August 14, 2019
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$19.95 High
(1000+)V
Tenuta Sette Ponti Crognolo 2016, Igt Toscana Bottle Tenuta Sette Ponti Crognolo 2016, Igt Toscana
Tuscany, Italy
727636
Review added: August 14, 2019
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$34.95 High
(1000+)V
Stags' Leap Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 Bottle Stags' Leap Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
California, Usa
996405
Review added: August 14, 2019
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$54.95 High
(1000+)E
Beringer Knights Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Sonoma County Bottle Beringer Knights Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Sonoma County
California, Usa
352583
Review added: August 14, 2019
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$44.95 High
(1000+)E
The Prisoner 2017, California Bottle The Prisoner 2017, California
California, Usa
104299
Review added: August 14, 2019
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$54.95 High
(1000+)E
Rodney Strong Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Sonoma County Bottle Rodney Strong Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Sonoma County
California, Usa
226944
Review added: August 14, 2019
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$27.95 High
(948)E
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