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Why Franchise Grapevine?

yummy wine and craft beer. Provide it in a friendly, upscale neighborhood atmosphere and you win! Yes, we serve a product and a need, but it’s the experience that brings guests back repeatedly. Serving both retail and on-premise service, we’ve got you covered.

the third place. People have home. People have work. People have grapevine. Recurring customers for years. Many of them become friends.

great butt funnels. You may or may not understand this one. It’s okay. We will explain later.

bringing social back. Yep. We’re are going old school. We are the local hangout with no television sets. It’s quite refreshing.

training and support. You’ll be in business for yourself, but not by yourself. We have ten years of experience. If you have a question, issue or problem that we haven’t encountered yet, we will help you figure it out! As soon as you join us, we’ll be working for you.

statistics. According to the Wine Institute (link to wine consumption in the US has been on an upward trend for a while now. Craft beer is also gaining ground and winning over traditionally macro beer-drinking consumers. Google it.

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Our Opportunity

Is it time you took the bull by the horns and open your own business?

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Sale Disclosure: This Website and the franchise sales information on this site do not constitute an offer to sell a franchise. The offer of a franchise can only be made through the delivery of a Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). Certain states require that we register the FDD in those states. The communications on this website are not directed by us to the residents of any of those states. Moreover, we will not offer or sell franchises in those states until we have registered the franchise (or obtained an applicable exemption from registration) and delivered the franchise disclosure document to the prospective franchisee in compliance with applicable law.

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About Us

Our mission statement has been the same since the day we opened our first location: To create a comfortable atmosphere where we offer a unique and distinctive mix of wines and specialty beers with value. Our multi-purpose space is home to both a retail shop where you may purchase wines, beer, accessories and cigars as well as an on-site bar area where you may enjoy wine, beer, artisan cheese and desserts in the company of your friends and neighbors.

Dave and Melanie Sills compose the startup leadership team. We’ve been married 18 years and in business together for 13 years. Each having worked in a variety of jobs from fast food in high school to upper management in corporate and private sector jobs, led Melanie down the path to own her own business. She left her corporate job of almost 12 years behind in 2003 to open a The UPS Store franchise and never looked back. That led to a second The UPS Store franchise and, in a weird way through contacts she met through ownership of The UPS Store, the concept for grapevine was born. At that time, Dave left his job and joined in the daily management and operations of all three ventures. After a few years, they decided to sell The UPS Store franchises to focus on grapevine and getting a second location open to prove the business could work again and the end goal was to offer franchises at some point. Much to our delight, our second location ramped up quickly and that led us to begin the franchising process faster than expected.

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