Ray Jordan has been writing about wine for more than 30 years. His first articles were published in the early issues of national wine magazine Winestate in the late 1970s when he worked in Sydney as a correspondent for The West Australian newspaper.
Ray currently writes two regular weekly columns in The West Australian and the West Weekend magazine, while also contributing to other publications. In 2002 Ray released the first of his annual guides to West Australian wines and has also co-authored a book on Margaret River. He also appears regularly on CurtinFM 100.1.
Ray has judged at the Swan Valley Wine Show, the Barossa Wine Show, the Perth Hills Wine Show, the Geographe Wine Show, the Sheraton Wine Awards and Mount Barker Wine Show.In 2010 Ray was awarded the WA Wine Press Club Jack Mann Memorial Medal for his contribution to the West Australian wine industry.He is also a previous winner of the WA Wine Press Club wine writing award and the George Mulgrue Award.