The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Atlas

Wine Wars: The Deus in the Machina Secondary Quest, Blood and Wine Quest

You will receive this quest if you searched both, Vermentino and Coronata vineyards and found the proof of sabotage.

Suggested level: 42

This quest will be triggered or can be aquired during Wine Wars: Coronata, Wine Wars: Vermentino quests.

Stages of "Wine Wars: The Deus in the Machina" quest

1. Find the place mentioned in the letter.

From the start, both Matilda and Liam insisted the problems at their vineyards had not appeared out of thin air. Naturally, they accused one another of foul play. Geralt suspected there was more to the matter, and yet again his intuition proved true. While solving the problems at the vineyards, he had happened on some notes. These suggested someone had intentionally planted archespores amidst the vines at both estates. The witcher had also found a key to the shelter where saplings of the beastly plants had been stored.

Find the place mentioned in the letter.

2. Search the warehouse using your Witcher Senses.

2.1. Defeat the archespore.

Kill the Archespore (42).

2.2. Read the mysterious letter.

Read the mysterious letter.

2.3. [Optional] Destroy the archespore seedlings.

Use igni sign.

[Optional] Destroy the archespore seedlings.

3. Talk to Liam and Matilda.

Geralt searched the dugout and learned that the sabotage at Coronata and Vermentino had been the brainchild of Count Vladimir Crespi.

Talk to Liam and Matilda.

4. Quest completed.

What Geralt had learned shed new light on the dispute between Liam and Matilda. It seemed Count Crespi had intentionally incited the quarrel between them. They decided to do him one better. Liam and Matilda settled their differences and formed a consortium.