WineStyles Tasting Station

The WineStyles Tasting Station franchise is a boutique wine brand that allows you to enjoy and learn about wine. In addition to wine, the brand offers chocolate, craft beer, cheeses, and more. WineStyles Tasting Station was established in 2002 as a backyard barbeque blind taste test. The goal of this game was to identify the best wine, not the most expensive one. The ideal franchisee is passionate about great customer service, resourceful, timely, and persistent. You can oversee the daily operations of the business, develop marketing strategies, or engage with the customers. You can expect an initial investment to range between $230,500 - $475,500. 

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WineStyles Tasting Station Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022

Background

Wine tasting and appreciation is a niche industry that provides entrepreneurs with the opportunity to cash in on this unique sector. If opening a wine tasting franchise appeals to you, then look no further than the WineStyles Tasting Station franchise. It is a boutique wine brand that allows you to enjoy and learn about wine. In addition to wine, the brand offers chocolate, craft beer, cheeses, and more. WineStyles Tasting Station was established in 2002 as a backyard barbeque blind taste test. The goal of this game was to identify the best wine, not the most expensive one. The ideal franchisee is passionate about great customer service, resourceful, timely, and persistent. As a franchisee, you can oversee the daily operations of the business, develop marketing strategies, or engage with the customers. You can also except to go on the sales floor and be able to answer questions for customers. Having a knowledge of the wine franchise's products will be essential in any role. 
You will also appreciate the franchise's support and training. As a franchisee, you can expect an initial training program that will give you all you need to know about running the business properly. This program will be broken down into on-the-job and classroom instruction and take place at the franchise's cooperate headquarters in Iowa. You will be given marketing tools, site selection and grand opening support, and ongoing support and training. You can expect an initial investment to range between $230,500 - $475,500. The initial franchise fee is $25,000, and the royalty fee is 6%.

Company Details

Headquarters: West Des Moines, IA
Founded: 2002
First franchise: 2012
Canada: No
International: No 
B2B: No
Exclusive territory: Yes 
Mobile/home-based: No
Absentee: Yes

Support and Training Offered By WineStyles Tasting Station

As a franchisee, you can expect an initial training program that will give you all you need to know about running the business properly. This program will be broken down into on-the-job and classroom instruction. You will be given marketing tools, site selection and grand opening support, and ongoing support and training. 

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a WineStyles Tasting Station Franchise.

What does a WineStyles Tasting Station Franchise Cost?

WineStyles Tasting Station franchise fees for 2022:

Initial Investment: $230,500 - $475,500
Net Worth Requirement: $600,000
Cash Requirement: $225,500
Royalty Fee: 6%
Initial Franchise Fee: $25,000

Is WineStyles Tasting Station a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. WineStyles Tasting Station is a semi absentee franchise and allows passive ownership. A semi-absentee franchise is a business you could start and run while still maintaining a job or other obligation.

Is WineStyles Tasting Station a Home Based franchise?

No. WineStyles Tasting Station is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do WineStyles Tasting Station Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much WineStyles Tasting Station franchisees make. WineStyles Tasting Station offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is WineStyles Tasting Station Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. WineStyles Tasting Station franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is WineStyles Tasting Station Looking for International franchisees?

No. WineStyles Tasting Station franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Miscellaneous & Unique, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

LESS THAN 20 UNITS

Cash Required

More than $250,000

Passive Franchise

Yes

Home Based Franchise

No

Item 19 Franchise

Yes

B2B

No

Franchise Opportunities in Canada

No

International Franchise Opportunities

No

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