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Dead on the Vine

Dead on the Vine

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Wealthy, respectable, and tight knit, the Llewyn family is veritable wine country royalty. But every empire has a dark side…

On a hot July night, the Llewyn clan gathers at their family vineyard for a birthday party. But what should be an evening of enthusiastic celebration quickly turns bitter. The Llewyn’s gathering quickly turns into a hotbed of arguments and long-simmering familial disputes. And things only unravel further when a major malfunction at the clan’s factory brings business to a halt.

After the tumultuous night, the Llewyns awaken to find more tragedy ahead: clan matriarch, Gail, is dead in her bed. While the police initially determine Gail’s death to be a result of natural causes, the coroner’s report unveils the shocking truth—Gail Llewyn was poisoned, and the only possible killers are members of her own family.

As a Llewyns turn on each other and their family secrets come spilling out, it’s up to you to sort through the family’s hidden affairs in order to identify who killed the vineyard matriarch. Will the Llewyn clan be able to recover? Or will this murderous mystery leave the family’s empire Dead on the Vine?


Difficulty : ♦♦♦♢♢

  • Eye for Detail: Especially close reading of the evidence
  • Plentiful Puzzles: Puzzles that require critical reading or creating a timeline
  • Challenging Ciphers: At least one challenging code or cipher

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To crack the case of Gail’s murder, you’ll have to:

  • Comb through family belongings and heirlooms for hidden clues.

  • Analyze convoluted witness statements to piece together a timeline for the night of the party.

  • Sort through the Llewyn family’s innumerable secrets to determine who has murderous means, motive, and opportunity.

  • Solve challenging puzzles, ciphers, and codes to uncover important case details.

Can you successfully catch Gail’s killer? Our Dead on the Vine mystery game is a premium Hunt A Killer experience. You’ll receive everything you need to solve the twisted family affair in one box, no subscription required! But just like our multi-box subscription mysteries, you’ll get handcrafted, realistic evidence like:

  • Llewyn Vineyard & Winery merchandise and marketing materials

  • Family trinkets and personal effects

  • Journals, notes, and letters in handwriting unique to each suspect

  • Crime scene photos and case documents

Made for 1–5 players and 4–6 hours of gameplay, this Dead on the Vine murder mystery is a unique gift for a sleuthy friend, an ideal centerpiece to a vineyard-themed murder mystery party, or a fun way to end a night of wining and dining with your special someone. Plus, this mystery includes no digital components, so you can take it on the road with you to a family reunion, cabin-in-the-woods camping trip, or anywhere else your journey takes you.

We recommend our Dead on the Vine game for players aged 14 years and up. With a difficulty rating of three out of five stars, this game requires close reading, puzzle solving, and attention to detail. It’s the perfect option for investigators who like a medium-difficulty case.

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When the matriarch of the Llewyn Estate Vineyard is found poisoned, it is up to you to uncover what secrets her family is hiding.

Was the matriarch of a vineyard killed by her own family?

  • A lush experience in a classic murder mystery setting
  • 3-6 hours of immersive game play
  • All you need to solve the case is in the box; no internet access required

One night, members of the Llewyn family gather at the family vineyard to celebrate a birthday. After a tumultuous night full of arguments and a big factory malfunction, the clan matriarch, Gail, is found dead in her bed. The police are called and the death is ruled an accident – until the autopsy returns and it’s discovered that Gail was poisoned.

  • Meet the members of the Llewyn family, and discover their own secrets.
  • Analyze witness statements and piece together where everyone was at the time of the murder.
  • Solve the mystery and find justice for Gail and the rest of the Llewyn clan.

You will need to figure out which suspects are lying, where they were during the night, and what secrets they’re hiding in order to identify who killed Gail.



Game Play Elements:

  • Challenging Ciphers: At least one challenging code or cipher
  • Eye for Detail: Especially close reading of the evidence
  • Plentiful Puzzles: Puzzles that require critical reading or creating a timeline

All-in-one box! No online play needed, perfect for a game night or date night.

Created by: Erin Kwong
Written by: Erin Kwong, Elinor Haney, Arianna Goodman
Designed & Illustrated by: Alaska Kellum
Game Design by: KC Chaney