Plonk: episode guide
Series 1 | Series 2
Tasked with including some local female winemakers as part of their brief, the Plonk crew kick off their NSW wine adventure just outside Canberra in the beautiful wine region of Murrumbateman.
Special Guest Star: Susie Porter as Evelyn Tyler
With: Anna Scrimshaw as Researcher, Phillip Dechaineux as Waiter, Clair Thornton as Waitress, Veronica Milsom as German Backpacker, Kieran Hynes as Party Bus Driver
Hens Party: Nicole Bennitt, Kelly Byrnes, Tayla Fraser, Tracey Gill, Tayla Jenkins, Siobhan Jolly, Natalie Marvel, Philippa Murphy, Sarah Norman, Dina Tsakiris, Toni Orlichm Sarah Walker
Hoping it will bring the show some much needed credibility, the Plonk team head north to the Hunter Valley where they have secured an exclusive interview with wine legend Bruce Tyrrell.
Guest Starring: Stuart MacGill, Bruce Tyrrell (Tyrrell's Wines), Zoe Norton Lodge as Receptionist; Christine Greenough & Bernice Vander Struik as Wine Dog Ladies; Nick McDougall as 'Just Nick', Greg Eccleston as Doctor, Klaus Hahn as Tractor Driver
Hunter Valley to Mudgee
After an aborted interview with Semillon guru Andrew Thomas the Plonk team drive to Mudgee, where Chris' disillusionment with TV results in a dramatic 'tree change'.
Guest Starring: Andrew Thomas (Thomas Wines), James Manners (Well Mannered Wine); Kathryn & Michael Luciano, Christine Corner & Nathan Williams as Market Stall Operators; Elizabeth Etherington as Chaser Fan, Tyler Freeman Smith as Wine Maker, Kyle Manning as Bar Man, Jimmy Westwood as Midgee Local, Gloria Cox as Goat Farmer, Di Hanchard as Cheese Factory Worker, Grosvenor Francis as Cheese Factory Manager (High Valley Wine & Cheese)
We begin high in the air above Mudgee with Chris taking in the scenery aboard a Balloon Aloft hot air balloon. The Lowe Wines cellar door is then the setting for a dinner that immerses the PLONK crew in the local Mudgee wine scene with David Lowe leading a wine options game. Johnny Furlong from Two Furlongs Wines makes an appearance and offers to train Chris' palate.
Guest Starring: David Lowe (Lowe Wines), Johnnie Furlong (Two Furlongs Wines), Peter Logan (Logan Wines), Zindzi Okenyo as Hip Blogger, Matthew Scaife (Balloon Aloft) as Balloon Operator, Scott Etherington as Man Cut out of Episode
Dinner Party Guests at Lowe Wines: Robert Black, Lisa Bray, Andrew Bryant, Trina Bryant, Josh Clemens, Julia Conchie, Russell Conchie, Brodie Crawford, Kim Currie, Liam Heslop, Morgan Juniper, David Kyndon, James manners, Stuart Olsen, Jacob Stein, Rebecca Sutton, Hannah Welch, Tim White
With filming completed, the Plonk crew host a party to celebrate the series' first screening.
Special Guest Stars: Susie Porter as Evelyn Tyler, Steve Bisley as Ian Tyler
Guest Starring: Shaun & Willa Arantz (Racine Restaurant), Dan Ilic, Justin Jarrett (Jarretts of Orange), Matt Moran, Will Rickard-Bell, Philip Shaw (Philip Shaw Wines), Murray Smith (Canobolas-Smith Wines), Charlie Svenson (De Salis Wines), Tom Ward (Swinging Bridge), Graham Webb
Plonk Party Guests: Anthony Croft, Nicole Croft, Ann Doran, Peter Doran, Jason Ganders, Catherine Gaudry, Maurice Gaudry, Carly Gillard, Daryl Honeysett, Lesley Honeysett, Maria Leotta, Peter C. Leotta, Kathryn Maloney, Amy McKinney, Sam Paine, Dan Power, Kate Power, Nathan Puxty, Tyrolin Puxty
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