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MIPCOM Picks: Chateau Monty

Top wine critic and author, Monty Waldin, has decided to put his money where his mouth is. More accustomed to (harshly) judging the efforts of others, Waldin has set out to open his own biodynamic vineyard in France and show everyone how it's done. His challenge is to turn four hectares of land into a top vineyard in only one year, doing all the work himself.
October 7, 2008


Top wine critic and author, Monty Waldin, has decided to put his money where his mouth is. More accustomed to (harshly) judging the efforts of others, Waldin has set out to open his own biodynamic vineyard in France and show everyone how it’s done. His challenge is to turn four hectares of land into a top vineyard in only one year, doing all the work himself.
Part behind-the-scenes celebrity, part factual contest, part traditional observational doc, Chateau Monty is a blend that should appeal to a wide number of tastes. Partners: Tiger Aspect Productions (London) for Channel 4, distributed through All3Media (London)
Length: 6 x 30-minutes
Rights available: Worldwide TV (excluding UK and Ireland), electronic, non-theatric and DVD

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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