RIYC WINE DINNER - THURSDAY, 9TH FEBRUARY 19.30 HRS


“Blake on Wine” sponsored by Pembroke Wines



Raymond Blake, one of Ireland’s leading wine writers, his enthusiasm for wine is boundless. He acknowledges that there are some who have more expertise than he, however, he has yet to meet a fellow wine lover who is as enthusiastic as him.

Early booking is advised.
Date: Thursday 9th February
Time: 19.30 hrs
Price: €69.50 per person
Members’ table available, guests welcome book with the Catering Office, menu coming soon


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Raymond Blake is a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin and in a previous career worked as a schoolmaster in Clongowes Wood College. He is Wine Editor of the highly regarded Food & Wine Magazine. His work takes him to every far-flung corner of the wine world: Australia, South Africa, Bordeaux, Veneto, the Loire Valley, Rioja, California, Alsace, Burgundy, Champagne, Chile, Germany… 

Other aspects of his work include planning and leading private wine tours in Burgundy where he and his wife bought a house in 2006. His book about the experience of renovating the house, Breakfast in Burgundy, was published in New York in 2014. He was inducted as a Chevalier du Tastevin in Burgundy in 2006.