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 (5419 in total)

  Wine Rating Price Quantity  
Solaz Tempranillo Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Castilla León, Spain Bottle Solaz Tempranillo Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Castilla León, Spain
Spain
610188
Review added: September 20, 2016
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$11.65 High
(1000+)G
Marqués De Riscal 2015, Rueda Bottle Marqués De Riscal 2015, Rueda
Spain
36822
Review added: September 20, 2016
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$12.40 High
(1000+)G
CedarCreek Platinum Meritage Desert Ridge 2012, BC VQA Okanagan Valley Bottle
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CedarCreek Platinum Meritage Desert Ridge 2012, BC VQA Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada
5194
Review added: September 02, 2016
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$39.09 Shopping_bag
Alazanis Valley Semi Sweet Red 2014, Kakheti Bottle Alazanis Valley Semi Sweet Red 2014, Kakheti
Georgia, World
460519
Review added: September 02, 2016
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$13.95 High
(1000+)G
Koncho Winery Mukuzani United Stars 2013, Kakheti Bottle Koncho Winery Mukuzani United Stars 2013, Kakheti
Georgia, World
460501
Review added: September 02, 2016
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$13.95 High
(1000+)G
Vive La Vie Grenache Syrah Marselan 2015, Vin De France Bottle Vive La Vie Grenache Syrah Marselan 2015, Vin De France
France
470302
Review added: September 02, 2016
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$10.85 High
(1000+)G
Menage A Trois Silk Red 2014 Bottle Menage A Trois Silk Red 2014
California, Usa
462853
Review added: September 02, 2016
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$17.95 High
(1000+)G
Anciano Gran Reserva Tempranillo 2007, Valdepenas  Bottle Anciano Gran Reserva Tempranillo 2007, Valdepenas
Spain
464214
Review added: September 02, 2016
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$10.95 High
(1000+)G
River Road Cabernet 2015, Niagara River VQA Bottle River Road Cabernet 2015, Niagara River VQA
Ontario, Canada
457390
Review added: September 02, 2016
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$14.95 High
(1000+)G
Columbia Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, Columbia Valley Bottle Columbia Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, Columbia Valley
Washington, Usa
210260
Review added: September 02, 2016
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$17.95 None
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