WineStyles Tasting Station Targets Growth Markets In Iowa For Expansion

WineStyles Tasting Station Targets Growth Markets In Iowa For Expansion

Largest Wine Boutique Franchise to Host Discovery Day on Feb. 23 in Coralville, Iowa 

January 28, 2015 // // WEST DES MOINES, Iowa - WineStyles Tasting Station®, a boutique concept dedicated to simplifying the wine and craft beer shopping experience, announced today it will host a Discovery Day in Coralville on Monday, Feb. 23 to share development opportunities in Des Moines, Cedar Rapids and the Quad Cities. WineStyles Tasting Station recently launched an aggressive growth plan to enter new cities in key states, such as Iowa and is actively recruiting passionate franchisees to develop six new stores in these territories.

The event will be held at the company's flagship store located at 920 East 2nd Avenue #115 in Coralville from
6 – 8 p.m. The executive team will be on site to discuss the company's new store design and growth opportunities with qualified candidates. To register for the event, please contact the corporate office at 866-424-WINE or

"We see great potential for further development in these metropolitan areas of Iowa," said Bryan McGinness, CEO of WineStyles Tasting Station. "Our new store design and ongoing corporate support, as well as our high unit volumes and low start-up costs are just some of the reasons that make our brand an attractive investment opportunity for entrepreneurs. We look forward to meeting with prospective franchisees at our Discovery Day event in Coralville and sharing the many benefits of becoming a WineStyles Tasting Station franchisee."

In addition to Coralville, WineStyles Tasting Station currently has three other Iowa stores located in Johnston, Sioux City and West Des Moines. The company aims to develop an additional 5-7 locations throughout Iowa in cities such as Ankeny, Marion and Dubuque over the next several years.

To fuel WineStyles Tasting Station's growth in Iowa 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 newly designed 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 $15 – $30 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

SOURCE WineStyles

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