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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Café Culture Coffee Mocha Pinotage 2016, Western Cape Bottle Café Culture Coffee Mocha Pinotage 2016, Western Cape
Western Cape, South Africa
292466
Review added: April 27, 2017
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$13.00 High
(1000+)G
Fat Bastard Syrah 2015, Vin De Pays D’oc Bottle Fat Bastard Syrah 2015, Vin De Pays D’oc
Languedoc-Roussillon, France
563122
Review added: April 27, 2017
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$12.95 High
(1000+)G
Cape Bay Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz 2014 Bottle Cape Bay Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz 2014
Western Cape, South Africa
396648
Review added: April 27, 2017
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$11.10 High
(1000+)G
Columbia Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Columbia Valley Bottle Columbia Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Columbia Valley
Washington, Usa
460675
Review added: April 27, 2017
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$18.20 High
(1000+)G
Jacob's Creek Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Coonawarra Bottle Jacob's Creek Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Coonawarra
South Australia, Australia
91751
Review added: April 27, 2017
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$17.15 High
(1000+)G
Nederburg Winemaster's Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Western Cape Bottle Nederburg Winemaster's Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Western Cape
South Africa
111526
Review added: April 27, 2017
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$13.10 High
(1000+)G
Château Puyfromage Côtes De Francs 2014, Bordeaux Bottle Château Puyfromage Côtes De Francs 2014, Bordeaux
Bordeaux, France
33605
Review added: April 27, 2017
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$15.65 High
(1000+)G
Bouchard Aîné Beaujolais Supérieur 2015 Bottle Bouchard Aîné Beaujolais Supérieur 2015
Beaujolais, France
9431
Review added: April 27, 2017
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$12.45 High
(1000+)G
Malivoire Ladybug Rosé 2016, VQA Niagara Peninsula Bottle Malivoire Ladybug Rosé 2016, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
559088
Review added: April 27, 2017
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$16.95 High
(1000+)E
Diabolica White 2015, BC VQA Okanagan Valley Bottle Diabolica White 2015, BC VQA Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada
407486
Review added: April 27, 2017
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$16.35 High
(1000+)G
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