WineStyles Tasting Station to Host Re-Grand Opening Celebration of Houston Location on Oct. 18

Largest Wine Boutique Franchise Converts Houston Store to WineStyles Tasting Station

HOUSTON, Oct. 6, 2014 // PRNewswire // -- WineStyles Tasting Station®, a boutique concept dedicated to simplifying the wine and craft beer shopping experience, is celebrating the grand re-opening of its Houston store located in The Vintage Center at 10300 Louetta Road #150. To celebrate, the store will host a daylong event on Saturday, Oct. 18 with craft beer and wine tastings, as well as entertainment provided by local musician Duane Vincent from 4 – 11 p.m.

The WineStyles Tasting Station in Houston represents the second location for local residents Tracy and Stephen Young, Janice Quigley and Julyan Lee. Earlier this year, the entrepreneurs opened the first WineStyles Tasting Station in Cypress, Texas, and obtained area development rights for the Houston market. The owners have plans to open an additional 10 to 13 stores in the region over the next several years.

"We're thrilled to have opened our second WineStyles Tasting Station in Houston," said Lee. "The store offers a gathering place for the community to taste, learn and enjoy the best in fine wines, craft beers and gourmet food unlike any other. Our Cypress location has already developed a reputation and a loyal following for its variety of high-quality products and we are confident that Houston will be no different."

The WineStyles Tasting Station in Houston 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 Houston features a full wine bar with dozens of wines by the glass and a full selection of food, craft beers and fine chocolates. The store also offers a variety of gifts and wine accessories including customizable gift baskets, monthly wine, and craft beer clubs. The location hosts weekly wine and beer tastings and offers private event opportunities. The store will also feature live music most Friday and Saturday nights.

The location is serving guests Sunday from 12 – 7 p.m., from 12 – 9 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, and 12 – 11 p.m. Thursday – Saturday. The store is closed on Mondays. For more information on the new Houston WineStyles Tasting Station, call (281) 257-9463 or visit 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 Texas 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, or call 866-424-WINE.

About WineStyles Tasting Station

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 more than 25 locations across the country. WineStyles Tasting Station encourages all customers to drink wine and beer responsibly. For more information, visit

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