Under the Vines

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  • 2021
  • 2 Seasons
  • 7.3  (1,240)

Under the Vines is an Australian drama series that premiered on Acorn TV in 2021. The show follows the story of two people, Olivia (Rebecca Gibney) and Peter (Charles Edwards), who have left their past behind them to start a new life in New Zealand. They have purchased a vineyard with the intention of making it a success and building a new life for themselves.

The show explores the challenges they face in making their dream come true, including running a business, navigating legal battles, and managing relationships with the locals. As they immerse themselves in their new life, Olivia and Peter discover that the vineyard and the community around it are not quite what they seem, and they must navigate a complicated landscape of passions, secrets, and conflicts.

Rebecca Gibney gives a strong performance as Olivia, the determined and independent protagonist who is fiercely committed to making her vineyard a success. She is helped by her partner Peter, who is played by Charles Edwards, a British actor who is best known for his roles in Downton Abbey and The Crown. Together, they have chemistry and play well off each other.

Trae Te Wiki also appears in the show, playing the role of Manu, a local farmer who becomes a key ally for Olivia and Peter. He is a Māori character who brings a unique perspective to the story, particularly as the vineyard and the surrounding land is steeped in cultural significance.

The show is beautifully shot, with stunning visuals of the New Zealand landscape, particularly of the vineyards and wineries. It also highlights the importance of community and the power of connection, showing the complexity of human relationships and the challenges of building trust and understanding across different cultures.

Overall, Under the Vines is a compelling and well-executed drama that offers a fresh twist on the classic story of starting a new life in a new place. It is a must-watch for fans of Australian and New Zealand dramas, as well as anyone who loves a good story about second chances and the power of determination. With strong performances, engaging characters, and a beautiful backdrop, it is a show that is sure to leave an impression.

Under the Vines is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (15 episodes). The series first aired on December 6, 2021.

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Seasons
Episode 7
7. Episode 7
January 23, 2023
Rebecca Gibney and Charles Edwards discuss their character"s growth and share their experience filming the second season of Under the Vines.
Episode 6
6. Episode 6
February 6, 2023
Daisy and Louis discuss what happened in Queenstown, and they"re not quite on the same page. Meanwhile it turns out Tippy"s new blend is incredible, although she"s left Oakley thinking she"s a failure. Louis decides to declare his feelings for Daisy, but his grand romantic gesture hits a snag. Later, an old friend of Stanley"s turns up with news about Oakley that will rock everything to the core.
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
February 6, 2023
The Oakley crew head to Queenstown to support Tippy at a wine conference she"s speaking at. After Daisy kindly donates her fancy hotel room to pregnant Nic and Vic, she and Louis end up sharing a dodgy motel room. When Louis overhears Philippe arguing with another vintner, it confirms his suspicion that Philippe has been duplicitous before, and he plots with Daisy to expose him.
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
February 6, 2023
Daisy and Louis attend Marissa"s infamous book club but thanks to Nic, Daisy gets the wrong book to read. David"s daughter Sienna is there doing a recital of her poetry, and Daisy gets tongue-tied meeting her for the first time. Later, Louis discovers Hilary"s eyesight is failing, which caused her vintage to fail, too. He goes on a crusade to find her barrels of wine to blend.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
February 6, 2023
Facing financial pressures, Oakley Wines invites the bank manager, Mr. Talbot, for a tour. All goes so well that Talbot asks them to watch his prize turkey for a few days. But then the turkey disappears, and to make matters worse, their frost-fighting fan explodes ahead of a frost forecast for that night. Tippy goes old school by heating the vineyard with flaming pots and help from the community.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
February 6, 2023
Harvest is fast approaching, so Tippy gives everyone a lesson in the delicate art of grape-picking. The problem is everyone gets too distracted to focus. Daisy goes off on a walk with Nic and meets handsome local doctor David. Vic asks Louis to help him out with a potentially serious legal problem. And Gus and Griff decide to go on their first romantic trip away together.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
January 23, 2023
Daisy, Griff, and Louis"s whole family are living under the same roof, a situation made even more challenging by relationship troubles. Louis makes a last-ditch attempt to save his marriage, while Griff tries to rescue his romance with Gus by coming out online. At rival winery Shimmering Lake, Marissa plots to bring Oakley down a peg by hiring flashy French vintner Philippe Bidois—Tippy"s cousin.
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Where to Watch Under the Vines
Under the Vines is available for streaming on the Acorn TV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Under the Vines on demand at Apple TV Channels, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu, Hoopla and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    December 6, 2021
  • IMDB Rating
    7.3  (1,240)