In the Hallmark Channel TV movie Autumn in the Vineyard, Nate and Frankie (Rachael Leigh Cook) both claim ownership to the Sorrento Farm, a small but beautiful vineyard. Frankie considers herself “the grape whisperer” while Nate believes his knowledge of science is more effective. They decide to compete in order to decide who gets to keep the vineyard but along the way, they fall in love.
Nate is portrayed by Brendan Penny. The Canadian-born actor is known for his roles on Hallmark’s Chesapeake Shores (Kevin O’Brien), Motive (Detective Brian Lucas), The Runner (Josh), The True Heroines (Calvin Hepburn), Whistler (AJ Varland), The L Word (Coleman Alt), and Stargate: Atlantis (Todd the Wraith), among others. Autumn in the Vineyard premieres on Hallmark Channel on Saturday, October 8 at 9pm. It will air again on October 9 at 5pm, October 15 at 7pm, October 16 at 1pm, and October 22 at 3pm.