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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Fat Bastard Cabernet Sauvignon 2008, Vin De Pays D'oc Bottle Fat Bastard Cabernet Sauvignon 2008, Vin De Pays D'oc
Languedoc, France
28506
Review added: June 23, 2010
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$14.95 None
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Bouchard Pere & Fils Pinot Noir Bourgogne 2007, Bouchard Pere & Fils  Bottle Bouchard Pere & Fils Pinot Noir Bourgogne 2007, Bouchard Pere & Fils
Burgundy, France
605667
Review added: June 23, 2010
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$19.85 None
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Bouchard Père & Fils Beaujolais Villages 2008, Beaujolais, Burgundy Bottle Bouchard Père & Fils Beaujolais Villages 2008, Beaujolais, Burgundy
Burgundy, France
665448
Review added: June 23, 2010
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$6.05 None
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Bouchard Pere & Fils Macon Gamay 2008, Macon Bottle Bouchard Pere & Fils Macon Gamay 2008, Macon
Burgundy, France
164582
Review added: June 23, 2010
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$10.60 None
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Francois Lurton Les Haut De Janeil Syrah Grenache 2008, Vin De Pays D'oc Bottle Francois Lurton Les Haut De Janeil Syrah Grenache 2008, Vin De Pays D'oc
Languedoc, France
162214
Review added: June 23, 2010
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$8.95 None
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Cellier Des Dauphins Carte Noire 2008, Cotes Du Rhone Bottle Cellier Des Dauphins Carte Noire 2008, Cotes Du Rhone
Rhône, France
110197
Review added: June 23, 2010
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$10.95 None
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De Grendel Merlot 2007, Wo Durbanville Bottle De Grendel Merlot 2007, Wo Durbanville
South Africa
149849
Review added: June 15, 2010
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$13.95 None
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Leopard's Leap Family Collection Sauvignon Blanc 2009, Wo Western Cape Bottle Leopard's Leap Family Collection Sauvignon Blanc 2009, Wo Western Cape
South Africa
146886
Review added: June 11, 2010
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$12.95 None
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Calvet Réserve Des Remparts Saint émilion 2007, Bordeaux Bottle Calvet Réserve Des Remparts Saint émilion 2007, Bordeaux
Bordeaux, France
31898
Review added: April 01, 2010
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$19.95 None
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Château Des Laurets 2007, Bordeaux Puisseguin Saint émilion Bottle Château Des Laurets 2007, Bordeaux Puisseguin Saint émilion
Bordeaux, France
371401
Review added: April 01, 2010
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$14.40 None
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