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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Cupcake Black Forest Decadent Red 2015 Bottle Cupcake Black Forest Decadent Red 2015
California, Usa
470088
Review added: October 19, 2017
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$12.95 High
(1000+)G
Black O ' Noir Baco Noir 2016, VQA Ontario Bottle Black O ' Noir Baco Noir 2016, VQA Ontario
Ontario, Canada
260422
Review added: October 19, 2017
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$16.95 High
(899)G
Fuzion Shiraz Malbec 2017 Bottle Fuzion Shiraz Malbec 2017
Mendoza, Argentina
83188
Review added: October 19, 2017
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$8.95 High
(1000+)G
Rosemount Diamond Label Shiraz 2016, Southeastern Australia Bottle Rosemount Diamond Label Shiraz 2016, Southeastern Australia
Australia
302349
Review added: October 19, 2017
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$14.95 High
(1000+)G
Peter Lehmann Portrait Shiraz 2015, Barossa Valley Bottle Peter Lehmann Portrait Shiraz 2015, Barossa Valley
South Australia, Australia
572875
Review added: October 19, 2017
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$20.00 High
(1000+)G
Elderton Shiraz 2014, Barossa, South Australia Bottle Elderton Shiraz 2014, Barossa, South Australia
South Australia, Australia
713024
Review added: October 19, 2017
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$24.95 Medium
(46)E
Peter Lehmann Clancy's Shiraz/Merlot/Cabernet 2015, Barossa Valley Bottle Peter Lehmann Clancy's Shiraz/Merlot/Cabernet 2015, Barossa Valley
South Australia, Australia
611467
Review added: October 19, 2017
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$18.00 High
(1000+)G
Columbia Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Columbia Valley Bottle Columbia Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Columbia Valley
Washington, Usa
460675
Review added: October 19, 2017
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$18.95 High
(1000+)G
Philippe De Rothschild Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Pays D' Oc Bottle Philippe De Rothschild Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Pays D' Oc
Languedoc-Roussillon, France
407551
Review added: October 19, 2017
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$12.55 High
(1000+)G
Burnt Ship Bay Cabernet Merlot 2016, VQA Niagara Peninsula Bottle Burnt Ship Bay Cabernet Merlot 2016, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
404947
Review added: October 19, 2017
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$14.95 High
(1000+)G
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