Nigel gets arrested while he and Ken are in Pasa Robles for a meeting with the owner of the winery that had canceled a contract with them previously.
American Idol executive producers Nigel Lythgoe and Ken Warwick decide to buy a vineyard, but are left with a dilemma when their co-financiers suddenly get cold feet.
Nigel and Ken witness their first harvest.
Nigel and Ken head for Pasa Robles to try to turn their fortunes around; 'American Idol' is up for four Emmys.
Nigel and Ken go back to basics and enroll in a course on how to run the vineyard; the Rodenator is called in as a solution to the plague of gophers and squirrels attacking the vineyard.
Nigel and Ken hold a crisis meeting to try to decide what to do about their troubled vineyard; a heat wave could prove catastrophic for the grapes.
Profitable contracts are unexpectedly canceled despite Ken and Nigel's decision to keep on the former owner as a consultant to insure a smooth transition.