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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Two Oceans Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2009, Western Cape Bottle Two Oceans Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2009, Western Cape
South Africa
340398
Review added: July 07, 2010
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$9.95 None
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Robert's Rock Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot 2009 Bottle Robert's Rock Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot 2009
South Africa
616367
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$14.95 None
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Golden Kaan Merlot 2008, Western Cape Bottle Golden Kaan Merlot 2008, Western Cape
South Africa
649988
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$8.45 None
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Drostdy Hof Merlot 2009, Western Cape Bottle Drostdy Hof Merlot 2009, Western Cape
South Africa
345371
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$8.35 None
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Flat Roof Manor Merlot 2008 Bottle Flat Roof Manor Merlot 2008
South Africa
129874
Review added: July 07, 2010
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$11.25 None
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K W V Cathedral Cellar Cabernet Sauvignon 2007, Western Cape Bottle K W V Cathedral Cellar Cabernet Sauvignon 2007, Western Cape
South Africa
328567
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$15.95 None
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Villa Maria Private Bin Pinot Noir 2007, Marlborough Bottle Villa Maria Private Bin Pinot Noir 2007, Marlborough
New Zealand
146548
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$19.95 None
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Stoneleigh Pinot Noir 2008, Marlborough Bottle Stoneleigh Pinot Noir 2008, Marlborough
New Zealand
54353
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Deen De Bortoli Vat 10 Pinot Noir 2008, Southeastern Australia Bottle Deen De Bortoli Vat 10 Pinot Noir 2008, Southeastern Australia
Australia
61622
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Mirassou Pinot Noir 2008, California Bottle Mirassou Pinot Noir 2008, California
California, Usa
185249
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