BECOMING A WINE KITZ FRANCHISE PARTNER - Why Choose a Wine Kitz Franchise?
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From Coast to Coast, Wine Kitz provides the best wine value available. Wine Kitz is Canada’s largest winemaking franchise. Backed with over 50 years experience producing top quality wine kits, you will be promoting a truly exceptional product.
Wine and Winemaking is on the Rise
According to the LCBO, Statistics Canada and the Canadian Vintners association wine consumption continues to be on the rise in Canada and shows no signs of slowing down. Wine Kitz is well positioned to take advantage of the quality and value conscience wine-drinking consumer.
Proprietary Access to Award Wining Wines - 100% money back guarantee
You will be promoting a truly exceptional product. Wine Kitz is the only franchised network of retail stores that has a direct relationship with the wine kit manufacturer. No other Winemaking business in your community can sell the Wine Kitz product line. This is a significant competitive advantage.
Customized Operational Software
Have access to our proprietary Wine Trak software (only for UVint operations in Ontario, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick).
Advertising and Marketing
Professional advertising materials, including point-of-purchase materials, bi-annual Wine Press releases, newspaper and radio spots are all designed and prepared by us. We work closely with our Franchise Partners to execute our various product promotions throughout the year.
Ultimately you will choose your location, however we will provide you with key information to assist you with that decision. We will review all available sites in the chosen area based on our site selection criteria such as demographic studies, traffic studies, visibility, ingress and egress considerations and assessment of local competition. Furthermore we will assist you in your lease negotiations.
New Winery Estate Store Design
Your Wine Kitz franchise will be based on our new Winery Estate Store Design and supplied with latest in winemaking equipment and supplies.
Your Wine Kitz franchise will have a defined territory that will provide you with piece of mind and allow you to develop your investment to its greatest potential.
Support and Communication
You will have access to the Wine Kitz Operations Manual, which will provide you with the most up-to-date guidelines and expertise. In addition, you will receive ongoing support from your designated Regional Operations Manager. The 1-800 customer service line and our web site will provide service when you need it for both you and your customers. You will be involved in Regional Meetings and National Conferences to sharpen your skills , network with other Franchise Partners, suppliers and head office staff. We remain in contact with our stores through regular communication, which provides updates on a number of ongoing initiatives.
Ease of Operation
The day to day operations is straightforward and is fully taught during our comprehensive training program.
Enjoy Friendly Customers
Your customers love wine. Our stores create a comfortable environment for customers to enjoy the whole winemaking process, which makes for an enjoyable work environment for you and your staff.
Low Flat Rate Royalties
Our Low Flat Rate Royalties means the harder you work the lower your % royalties will be. Furthermore, there are no royalties in your first yeat of operation. After that, our step Flat Rate Royalty payments start at only $390 per month.
Low Investment Retail Franchise
You can start your own Wine Kitz franchise business with between $45,000 to $65,000 of investment, plus working financing and working capital. Please visit “Your Investment”
Newly Designed Training Program
You will benefit from our completely newly redesigned training program which will assist you in understanding the aspects of operating a successful Wine Kitz franchise. The course includes wine knowledge, hands on winemaking skills, sales and marketing skills and day-to-day business operations management.
Wine Kitz offers its customers a product that has been well recognized as beneficial to our health.
According to the Canadian Vintners Association, over the past 30 years, hundreds of scientific studies throughout the world, involving more than 1 million people, have suggested that moderate wine consumption can extend life expectancy by several years beyond that of non-drinkers, assist in protecting against various types of heart disease and delay or reduce the risk of developing a range of other diseases.