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

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Latest Reviews (5198 in total)

  Wine Rating Price Quantity  
Chapoutier Les Grands Merisiers 2014, Chateauneuf Du Pape Bottle Chapoutier Les Grands Merisiers 2014, Chateauneuf Du Pape
Rhone, France
421073
Review added: July 26, 2016
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$35.35 High
(1000+)G
Louis M. Martini Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 Bottle Louis M. Martini Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
California, Usa
232371
Review added: July 22, 2016
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$32.95 High
(1000+)E
Columbia Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Columbia Valley Bottle Columbia Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Columbia Valley
Washington, Usa
460675
Review added: July 22, 2016
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$17.95 None
(0)G
Lindemans Bin 45 Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 Bottle Lindemans Bin 45 Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
Australia
119628
Review added: July 22, 2016
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$12.10 High
(1000+)G
Alamos Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 Bottle Alamos Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
Mendoza, Argentina
295105
Review added: July 22, 2016
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$15.20 High
(1000+)G
Torres Santa Digna Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Central Valley, Chile  Bottle Torres Santa Digna Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Central Valley, Chile
Central Valley, Chile
323881
Review added: July 22, 2016
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$15.10 High
(1000+)G
Luigi Bosca Malbec 2013 Bottle Luigi Bosca Malbec 2013
Mendoza, Argentina
452672
Review added: July 22, 2016
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$17.95 High
(1000+)E
Pascual Toso Malbec 2014 Bottle Pascual Toso Malbec 2014
Mendoza, Argentina
35170
Review added: July 22, 2016
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$14.15 High
(1000+)G
Santa Alicia Carmenere Reserve 2014, Maipo Valley Bottle Santa Alicia Carmenere Reserve 2014, Maipo Valley
Chile
309302
Review added: July 22, 2016
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$13.15 High
(1000+)G
Argento Chardonnay 2015, Mendoza Bottle Argento Chardonnay 2015, Mendoza
Argentina
591701
Review added: July 21, 2016
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$9.95 High
(1000+)G