Though he is already widely acclaimed outside Australia, given his philosophy and approach, local acceptance may not be easy to come by.
"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."
They used to call them "the hidden generation." The women of Burgundy’s domaines: once banned, never heard, and rarely seen. Women in the shadows.
You have to look really hard through oceans of solid, unpretentious wine.