Regina threatens Sarah's future as George's life hangs in the balance. Anna and Gino's honeymoon is clouded by the contents of Swanson's latter and Sarah tells Jack a secret.
George chooses a new career which suits Regina's plans. Tension at Ash Park increases as Gino's disgust at James' nature becomes obvious. Sarah remembers her shocking past.
Elizabeth's desire to make her life meaningful finds her meeting a charming gentleman. Gino outlines his dream to Anna of becoming a successful wine maker, and Ash Park welcomes a charismatic guest.
Olivia is shaken by Lloyd's kiss and Anna realises that Gino's dream means a lot of hard work. Elizabeth begins work at Douglas' refuge.
Douglas' romantic advances cause Elizabeth to withdraw. Carolyn and Regina row over James, and Regina tactically retreats to the Walker Farm. Sarah and Jack have the abortionist arrested and Sarah reunites with Rene.
Sarah fights to save her unborn baby as George discovers her pregnancy. Olivia continues to fall for Lloyd's charm but she is determined to end the affair as her guilt intensifies.
Reeling from the revelation that Sarah is pregnant, George questions his political future. Jack continues to warn Carolyn regarding Sir Richard's intentions.
As Rene is prepared for surgery, Ash Park prepares for the christening of baby George. Anna discovers the extent of their financial problems as Gino's dreams die with the vines.
Sarah returns to Inverness with Rene. With her family in tatters, Elizabeth refuses Douglas' offer of a deeper friendship and Regina takes extreme measures to further ensnare George.
Regina sets out to destroy any chance of happiness between George and Sarah. Elizabeth takes a remarkable step towards happiness while Anna questions her relationship with Gino.