Of the many things France is famous for, none have been exported so successfully as its wine. Both a hallmark of great quality and a cheap evening staple, France is the first place most people associate with this great drink and a mecca for wine-lovers everywhere. For those intrepid souls who want to start their own wine business, France is the only place to be.
Unsurprisingly, starting your own winery in France is not without its challenges. As well as the many intricacies of running a vineyard and nurturing the perfect grapes, you’ll also have to deal with the quirks of French bureaucracy. With a few simple tips however - and some help from the professionals - you can vault these hurdles and realise your dream of owning a French vineyard.