I used to make lousy cocktails. Not anymore.
"I think in 10 years, Santa Barbara County is going to be better known for Cab than Pinot," he says. "Because that's where the money is. Around the world, Cab is still king."
Never one to mince words, W. Blake Gray visited South Africa this year and in this and a companion piece on his own site, explored the effect of wind on terroir and wondered how much progress has been made in South African wine post-apartheid.