Vendor Terms Available
Are you passionate about wine and looking for an exciting business opportunity on a busy main street? Look no further! We are thrilled to present this well-established wine bar & bottleshop for sale.
Situated on one of the main streets in Footscray this wine bar enjoys high foot traffic and visibility with many restaurants & residents nearby
The wine list boasts an extensive collection of handpicked wines sourced locally & around the world, and their newly added cocktail list has been a huge success. There is a selection of cheese or charcuterie boards available in-house. Otherwise, customers can bring their own food or order in.
The well-appointed premises with custom joinery, marble finishes, and romantic and eclectic design, is warm & inviting & offer a place for patrons to enjoy a glass of wine and play cards or trivia (trivia games offered every Thursday night) or just enjoy a date night. This wine bar regularly hosts wine-tasting events & newly successful speed dating nights, enhancing customer engagement and loyalty. This is a very easy business to run as there is no cooking involved. This business is also perfect for smaller functions & already has a few booked in for the year.
The wine bar is licensed to sell as a bottle shop and thus is able to keep as much stock as they like.
It has a few outdoor seats at the front, perfect for customers to enjoy the sun. The landlord is providing a courtyard over the summer for use, included in the lease, as a trial and could be negotiated to be added ongoing. Owners are also in the process of applying for a parklet (which will provide more outdoor seating - around 10 seats)
This wine bar has a great online presence, over 5000 Instagram followers, with a professionally designed website that is used as an online wine store that customers regularly order from, also has monthly wine subscriptions already established & branding for the whole business (valued at $5K)
This impressive business has caught the attention of hospitality publications - and earned a mention in Broadsheet, Gourmet Traveller and The Age Good Food Guide.
Due to a change in the vendor's circumstances, the business is currently closed. When operating though it was run by the owner with 2 to 3 casual staff as needed. The cost of wages is very low - over 60% of trade can be owner-operated.
Turning over $4,000 per week with rent of $3,924 per month including outgoings and lease of 3x3 which commenced in February 2022.
Included in the Sale:
All furniture, fixtures, and equipment
Wine inventory at the time of sale
Existing customer database
Branding & website
Vendor relationships and supply contracts
Training and transition support as needed
Opportunity for Growth:
Private event services
Increasing our wine subscription service & online wine store
Collaborate with local wineries and suppliers for exclusive offerings
Expand to more outdoor seating
The current owner is relocating and has decided to sell this thriving wine bar to a passionate new owner who can continue its legacy.
If you're ready to step into the world of wine and own a charming wine bar with a loyal customer base, don't miss out on this opportunity.
The vendor is open to discussing vendor terms.
For more information and to organise an inspection, contact Elle Likopoulos on 03 9566 7300 or Chris Panagiotidis on 0433 582 533.