Want to make your own wine? The key is in the planning, says Monty Waldin, who shares his insight from several winemaking ventures. Plus, we profile three couples who are…

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Have you ever wanted to buy a vineyard and make your own wine? The key is in the planning says Monty Waldin, who has shared his insight from several winemaking…

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Half way through the first episode of Chateau Monty, Monty Waldin’s adventure in biodynamic growing in the south of France, his new assistant looks up at the saw-toothed Pyrenees looming…

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Approaching 40 and tiring of life as a wine writer, Monty Waldin decided the time was ripe to put previous experience to good use, buy his own vineyard and become…

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UK wine writer Monty Waldin is to feature in a new television series on Channel 4, charting his attempt to produce biodynamic wine in France,decanter.com has learned.

It takes more than a passion for wine to own a vineyard. NATASHA HUGHES looks at the legal, financial and logistical issues involved.