Telemundo Africa is once again bringing a thrilling telenovela to its African audience titled Blood and wine by 5pm WAT. It promises to be another equally intense novella delving into the lives of two close families and how a tragic accident will result into anger, betrayal, conflicts and revenge between them.
Blood and Wine Telemundo Full story
Blood and wine Telemundo is a contemporary telenovela full of passion and drama that tells the story of the Castañeda and the Montiel family – two families united by the passion of growing grapes and producing fine wine; they will however have to face a period of intense conflict over the tragic death of the oldest son of the Castañeda caused by reckless driving from a member of the Montiel family (Juan Jose Montiel).
This would lead to unending war of reactions and counter reactions, betrayals, broken promises and people who allow their emotions get the best of them, and lead them into making mistakes that would turn around to hurt them.
Both families will be forced to defend their businesses and wineries and face different family situations in a story full of intrigue, passion, love and hate.
BLOOD AND WINE FULL CASTS.
Lambda Garcia leads the cast of this great story as the protagonist. His character, Juan Jose Montiel is a nice and unruly man who causes the accident that plunges both families into war. But he will learn from his mistakes and watch as the love of his life Ana Belena (played by Aurora Castañeda), a member of the opposing family marry another. He therefore lives his life trying to right the wrongs his singular action had caused and become a better person.
Ana Belena (played by Aurora Castañeda) is the Heroine of the series. She decides to marry an abusive psychopath named Roberto Quiroga (Santiago Ramundo) in other to right her wrong for being irresponsible and somehow causing the death of her brother. Even though she is in love with Juan Jose Montiel.
Roberto Quiroga, played by Santiago Ramundo completes the love triangle by marrying Ana Belena with selfish intentions of his own. He becomes the antagonist of the story, an abusive husband who has made it his life mission to antagonize both families in his quest for power and ambition.
He is Aurora friend turned husband. He is naturally a perfectionist, likeable with a wholesome image. He is the type of man a mother would want for her daughter because of his perfect and stable life. He truly loves and adores Aurora but have a knack of showing it the wrong way.
However, Roberto has a flaw that later becomes his downfall. He can be excessively jealous, overbearing, controlling and abusive. He tries to control his wife, suspects her every move and finally backs her to a wall where she has to fight back for her own peace of mind.
He also has inherent negative traits like low self-esteem, envy, jealously, selfishness and corruption and all these leads to his downfall.
He loves his son Juanjo who he had with ano ther woman and does everything to support him through trying times. However, he falls in love with Paloma, the daughter of his family enemy and that makes him begin to question everything he has ever thought about his life.
But with her Stepson Juanjo, her feelings are mixed.
She blames him for the strained relationship with the Castenada but nonetheless loves and shows support to him. She is the only one among her family who doesn’t seem rattled by Crisanto’s antics and shows herself bold and courageous.
After the accident and the fallout of both families, she concentrates all efforts towards rebuilding her business and doesn’t notice until late that her marriage is falling apart right underneath her.
After his son Emilio is killed, he takes on a new character in his quest to revenge his death. He begins an unending fight with the Montiel and ruins their longtime friendship. Along the line he has an affair outside his marriage. He is also constantly in conflict with his children trying to make them into his own idea of perfection.
The story is written by Valentina Párraga the writer of known series such as (Iron Rose, The Boss, and Les Miserables) and Maria Helena Portas and Marco Tulio Socorro.
BLOOD AND WINE is directed by Tony Rodriguez, Ricardo Schwarz and Otto Rodriguez; and the Executive Producer being José Gerardo Guillén from (The Fan, The Lord of the skies 3 and 4; and Land of kings) series.
With just only 90 episodes, the series will be a fast paced telenovela spanning not more than three months, you therefore cannot afford to miss an episode if you don’t want to miss out on the actions.