GREENSBORO, N.C. - Sept. 9, 2014 // PRNewswire // - WineStyles Tasting Station®, a newly re-branded boutique concept dedicated to simplifying the wine and craft beer shopping experience, is celebrating the grand reopening of its boutique in Greensboro, N.C., located in The Shops at Friendly at 3326 West Friendly Avenue, Suite 141. The store will host a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce on Friday, Sept. 19 at 4 p.m. The community is also invited to attend an all-day special event on Saturday, Sept. 20 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. with wine and craft beer tastings, as well as giveaways, including the grand prize – a 7-night cruise for two onboard the Amalegro through Normandy and Paris*.
The location is now owned and operated by husband-and-wife team Michael and Tiffany Reynolds. The owners plan to open additional locations over the next several years.
"It has been our dream to own our own business and WineStyles Tasting Station provided us with the opportunity to share our passion for wine and great food with our love for the community," said Tiffany. "WineStyles Tasting Station truly offers an experience unlike any other. Customers enjoy having the opportunity to taste, learn and enjoy the best in wine, craft beers and other gourmet items in a unique setting. We look forward to celebrating this special occasion with local residents and quickly becoming a central part of the Greensboro community."
As part of its all-day event on Saturday, there will be musical entertainment provided by local acts, including AM rOdeO from noon to 3 p.m., Jessica Mashburn from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Corey Hillman from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Additionally, the boutique and Flor de America Cigars will host a cigar rolling demonstration from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The WineStyles Tasting Station in Greensboro offers a unique retail experience and warm ambiance that is reminiscent of an old-world wine cellar. Wines are categorized by style and taste, rather than by varietal or region, which helps to simplify the shopping experience. The selection includes a rotation of unique labels and hard-to-find wines from both small and large vineyards from around the world. Each bottle is accompanied by a description listing the wine's characteristics, flavors and suggested food pairings.
Additionally, the WineStyles Tasting Station in Greensboro features a full wine bar with dozens of wines by the glass and a full selection of food, craft beers, fine chocolates, organic teas and gourmet coffee. Furthermore, the store offers a variety of gifts and wine accessories including customizable gift baskets, monthly wine, beer, and cheese clubs, and a frequent buyer program. The location also features weekly wine and beer tastings, private event opportunities, as well as education classes.
The location will serve guests from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Sunday 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more information on the new Greensboro WineStyles Tasting Station, call (336) 299-4505 or visit winestylesgreensboro.com. Follow WineStyles Tasting Station on Twitter and on Facebook, and for all latest upcoming events, tastings and promotions delivered straight to your inbox, join our Clubhouse News.
To fuel WineStyles Tasting Station's growth in North Carolina and across the country, the company is seeking entrepreneurs with retail experience. WineStyles Tasting Stations will be developed through single-unit and area developer agreements. Depending on the real estate site selected, franchisees can expect the total cost of investment for one store to be approximately $229,000 – $380,500. The initial franchise fee is $25,000. For more information on franchising and conversion opportunities, visit our website, www.winefranchise.com or call 866-424-WINE.
*Offer valid only at the WineStyles Tasting Station in Greensboro. Cruise sails on Nov. 20. Airfare and port fees not included. See store for details.
WineStyles Tasting Station demystifies wine and craft beers by categorizing bottles by style and taste, rather than by varietal or region. Each store features regional craft beers and hundreds of rotating wines from around the world with most priced $10 – $25 per bottle. WineStyles Tasting Station customers can also Taste, Learn and Enjoy® the best in artisanal cheeses, fine chocolates, craft beers, organic teas and other gourmet items. Headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa, WineStyles Tasting Station currently operates nearly 30 locations across the country. WineStyles Tasting Station encourages all customers to drink wine and beer responsibly. For more information visit www.winestyles.com.
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