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 is also responsible for the organization of Canada's 2 most influential annual wine competitions. The World Wine Awards of Canada (WWAC), open to all wines that sell for less than $50 no matter their origin and the National Wine Awards of Canada (NWAC) only open to wines produced in Canada.

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.

Steve is 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.

www.SteveThurlow.com

Latest Reviews (4594 in total)

  Wine Rating Price Quantity  
Covides Duc De Foix 2014 Bottle Covides Duc De Foix 2014
Penedès, Spain
Agent
Review added: January 28, 2016
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$12.95 Shopping_bag
Terra Terrae Brut Bottle Terra Terrae Brut
Spain
Agent
Review added: January 28, 2016
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$15.95 Shopping_bag
Festa Douro Red (187ml) Bottle Festa Douro Red (187ml)
Douro, Portugal
Agent
Review added: January 28, 2016
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$3.95 Shopping_bag
Torres Gran Coronas Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva 2011, Do Penedès  Bottle Torres Gran Coronas Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva 2011, Do Penedès
Penedès, Spain
36483
Review added: January 24, 2016
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$19.95 High
(1000+)E
Muga Reserva 2011 Bottle Muga Reserva 2011
Rioja, Spain
177345
Review added: January 24, 2016
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$23.95 High
(1000+)E
Esporão Reserva Red 2012, Alentejo Bottle Esporão Reserva Red 2012, Alentejo
Alentejo, Portugal
606590
Review added: January 24, 2016
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$25.95 High
(1000+)E
Zenato Ripassa Valpolicella Superiore 2011, Doc Bottle Zenato Ripassa Valpolicella Superiore 2011, Doc
Veneto, Italy
479766
Review added: January 24, 2016
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$25.95 High
(1000+)E
Tommasi Ripasso Valpolicella Classico Superiore 2013, Doc, Veneto, Italy Bottle Tommasi Ripasso Valpolicella Classico Superiore 2013, Doc, Veneto, Italy
Veneto, Italy
910430
Review added: January 24, 2016
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$22.95 High
(1000+)E
Monte Zovo Sa' Solin Ripasso Valpolicella 2013, Doc Bottle Monte Zovo Sa' Solin Ripasso Valpolicella 2013, Doc
Veneto, Italy
650713
Review added: January 24, 2016
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$17.95 High
(1000+)E
Rocca Delle Macìe Chianti Riserva 2011 Bottle Rocca Delle Macìe Chianti Riserva 2011
Tuscany, Italy
111641
Review added: January 24, 2016
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$15.95 High
(1000+)E