Wednesday, 02 June 2021 15:30

Under the Vines

Written by  Jean Grierson
Rebecca Gibney. Rebecca Gibney.

Three months of filming for romantic comedy Under the Vines, set in the Central Otago's wine region, wrapped up in April.

The six-part series stars Rebecca Gibney and Charles Edwards as two unlikely city slickers who inherit a failing vineyard in rural New Zealand.

Despite neither having ever done a hard days' work in their lives, and both despising the other, they must somehow make the vineyard successful so they can sell up, split up, and get out of there.

"I'm a sucker for romantic comedies and the scripts are wonderful - there is so much humour and heart," says Rebecca.

Filming began in February, and Acorn TV has all rights worldwide with the exception of Television New Zealand (TVNZ).

Cate Slater, TVNZ Director of Content, says the drama will feel "distinctly Kiwi", and "will showcase New Zealand's stunning scenery, a fabulously talented cast and crew, and great scripts".

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