The Vine Wine Bar

The Vine Wine Bar franchise is a unique business that offers customers the ability to enjoy wine in a social setting. The brand was founded in 2010 by Lynn Mione in Merrick Long Island with the idea of creating a unpretentious wine bar experience. The brand does this by combining some of the best artisanal wines from around the world with local favorites in a fun environment. The Vine Wine Bar began offering franchise locations in 2016. As a franchisee, you have the opportunity to create a dynamic social environment for first time drinkers and wine connoisseurs. You'll also have great support and training. 

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The Vine Wine Bar


The Vine Wine Bar Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


A wine bar is a unique way for entrepreneurs to make a great living and a strong connection with the community. A wine bar franchise to consider is The Vine Wine Bar. The Vine Wine Bar was founded in 2010 by Lynn Mione in Merrick Long Island with the idea of creating an unpretentious wine bar experience. The brand does this by combining some of the best artisanal wines from around the world with local favorites in a fun environment. After spending decades working for others, Mione wanted to be her own boss and decided to create her own business. Patrons can enjoys the brands 60 different types of bottled wine and the Vine Wine Academy, which is a monthly wine class. Franchisees are assisted with a wine list, which is based on your area and customers. The ideal franchisee should entrepreneurial and can follow a system. From beginning to end, the franchisor is there for the franchisee. You'll be assisted with site selection, getting licenses, and more. In terms of support and training, franchisee can expect two weeks of training at the The Vine Wine Bar HQ in New York or at a location designated by the franchisor beginning approximately six to weeks before the franchise is scheduled to open for business.
During this time, you'll learn everything about the business to run it successfully. You'll also watch videos and be trained at your own location. Franchisees will be with the vendors and the customers, so being good with people is a must-have quality in an owner.

Company Details

Headquarters: Merrick, NY 
Founded: 2010
First franchise: 2016
Canada: No
International: No
Absentee: No
Mobile: No
Exclusive territory: Yes


Support and Training Offered By The Vine Wine Bar

In terms of support and training, franchises can expect dozens of hours of on-the-job and classroom training during a comprehensive training program. You'll learn the company's culture, sales, marketing and advertising, and more. The support and training are ongoing. 

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a The Vine Wine Bar Franchise.

What does a The Vine Wine Bar Franchise Cost?

The Vine Wine Bar franchise fees for 2024:

Veteran Incentives: 10% off franchise fee
Initial Franchise Fee: $30,000
Royalty Fee: 6%
Initial Investment: $228,250 - $665,600

Is The Vine Wine Bar a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. The Vine Wine Bar is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is The Vine Wine Bar a Home Based franchise?

No. The Vine Wine Bar is not a home based franchise opportunity.

Does The Vine Wine Bar Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. The Vine Wine Bar franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Is The Vine Wine Bar Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. The Vine Wine Bar franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is The Vine Wine Bar Looking for International franchisees?

No. The Vine Wine Bar franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see The Vine Wine Bar's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

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Miscellaneous & Unique, Non Food Franchises

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$50,000 - $100,000

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The Vine Wine Bar Franchises for Sale

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