Wine making franchise Vintners Circle Franchising LLC has been approved for SBA Franchise Registry.
Vintner’s Circle is a franchised winemaking shop operating five franchised stores and one corporate store throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Vintner’s Circle announced today it has been approved by the U.S. Small Business Administration for listing on the SBA Franchise Registry, which will expedite the process for franchisees to get loans to start or expand their businesses with Vintner’s Circle.
Fewer than 30 percent of all franchise systems qualify for listing on the registry, which is an online national registry of franchise systems. Applicants must submit their franchise contracts to ensure compliance with strict SBA criteria.
“We wanted to give our prospective franchisees every advantage to secure financing for their new winemaking shops in this challenging credit environment,” said Vintners Circle Franchising president David Schmeltzle. “We believe getting on the SBA Registry is a major step in our franchise development plans.”
Vintner’s Circle has targeted a number of markets for growth, including New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut.
Vintner’s Circle winemaking shops enable friends and family to spend time together while making great tasting wine during four easy steps. With more than 80 varieties to choose from, you will be able to handcraft that perfect wine. Guaranteed.
About Vintners Circle
Devoted to providing a fun and enjoyable consumer winemaking experience, Vintner’s Circle is a market leader providing franchised winemaking shops that include exceptional wine education, operational support and customer marketing programs.
For more information:
Interview with Vintner’s Circle founder David Schmeltzle.
Vintner’s Circle franchise listing.
Vintner’s Circle FanWall (fan comments)