Listing ID: 80397
The winery specializes in crafting smooth wines from the family-owned vineyard. They produce twenty-five different varieties of wine. The Company has two locations, a forty-acre vineyard, and a Tasting Room and Bistro located on ten acres off of a major interstate. The Tasting Room and Bistro are well known in the area for hosting events and weddings
- Asking Price: $4,000,000
- Cash Flow: $30,000
- Gross Revenue: $1,150,000
- EBITDA: N/A
- FF&E: N/A
- Inventory: N/A
- Inventory Included: N/A
- Established: 2008
- Property Owned or Leased:Own
- Property Included:Yes
- Building Square Footage:N/A
- Lot Size:N/A
- Total Number of Employees:20
- Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
Winery - 40 acres of mature vines Tasting Room and Bistro - 10 acres
The business was started in 2008, making the business 14 years old.
The company has 20 employees and resides in a building with disclosed square footage of N/A sq ft.
Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?
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Existing Debts and Future Obligations
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Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics
Exactly how do companies in the location bring in brand-new consumers? Often times, operating businesses have repeat consumers, which form the core of their day-to-day revenues. Specific aspects such as new competitors growing up around the area, road building, as well as employee turnover can affect repeat clients and adversely affect future incomes. One crucial thing to take into consideration is the area of the business. Is it in a highly trafficked shopping center, or is it hidden from the main road? Obviously, the more people that see the business often, the higher the chance to develop a returning customer base. A last idea is the basic area demographics. Is the business situated in a densely inhabited city, or is it located on the edge of town? Exactly how might the neighborhood average family earnings effect future income potential?