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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Caliterra Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva 2007, Colchagua Valley Bottle Caliterra Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva 2007, Colchagua Valley
Chile
257329
Review added: March 14, 2010
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$9.95 None
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Two Oceans Shiraz 2009 Bottle Two Oceans Shiraz 2009
South Africa
699249
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$9.95 None
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Willm Riesling Réserve 2008, Ac Alsace Bottle Willm Riesling Réserve 2008, Ac Alsace
Alsace, France
11452
Review added: March 14, 2010
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$15.95 None
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Little Yering Cab/Shiraz/Merlot 2005, Yarra Valley Bottle Little Yering Cab/Shiraz/Merlot 2005, Yarra Valley
Australia
145326
Review added: March 13, 2010
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$14.95 None
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Strewn Rogue's Lot Cabernet Franc/Cabernet Sauvignon 2008, Ontario VQA Bottle Strewn Rogue's Lot Cabernet Franc/Cabernet Sauvignon 2008, Ontario VQA
Ontario, Canada
65342
Review added: March 13, 2010
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$13.95 None
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Joan D'anguera Planella 2008, Montsant Bottle Joan D'anguera Planella 2008, Montsant
Spain
WC200
Review added: March 13, 2010
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$22.75 None
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Vizar Roble 2007, Vino De La Tierra De Castilla Y Leon Bottle Vizar Roble 2007, Vino De La Tierra De Castilla Y Leon
Spain
WC202
Review added: March 13, 2010
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$19.00 None
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Domingos Damasceno De Carvalho 2008, Teras Do Sado Bottle Domingos Damasceno De Carvalho 2008, Teras Do Sado
Portugal
WC139
Review added: March 13, 2010
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$23.00 None
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Frontera Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 (1500ml) Bottle Frontera Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 (1500ml)
Chile
669093
Review added: March 11, 2010
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Smoking Loon Cabernet Sauvignon 2008, California Bottle Smoking Loon Cabernet Sauvignon 2008, California
California, Usa
55517
Review added: March 11, 2010
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