Disconnect to Reconnect for the National Day of Unplugging

Pinot's Palette has launched a crusade to help families suffering from “nomophobia” — “no mobile phone phobia” or fear of not having access to a working cell phone. According to the Pew Research Center, about three-quarters of U.S. adults say they own a smartphone… and almost half of them say they can’t live without it. Instead of giving up their phones, many people would choose to give up sex, Saturdays or some of their salary. To help, Pinot’s Palette, a popular [...]

Disconnect to Reconnect this Valentine’s Day at Pinot’s Palette

Pinot’s Palette, a pioneer in the paint and sip experience, is partnering with Reboot, a non-profit organization, which hosts a National Day of Unplugging, to encourage couples to power down, pick up a brush, and paint their commitment to each other on canvas. Kate Schnurr, owner of the Pinot’s Palette Highlands studio in Denver, explains to KDVR-TV, “The concept is putting down your cell phones, putting the technology away, and getting connected with the ones you love through painting.” Research [...]

Franchise 500 Award

Pinot’s Palette Makes Prestigious Entrepreneur Franchise 500 List

Nation’s Fastest-Growing Paint and Sip Franchise Rises to 178th (HOUSTON) February 01, 2018 – For the fifth consecutive year, Pinot’s Palette, a pioneer in the paint and sip experience, ranks among the best in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500®, the world’s first and most comprehensive franchise ranking. Pinot’s Palette, the nation’s fastest-growing franchise in the creative entertainment industry, ranks 178th — the highest ranking on the prestigious list for the paint and sip franchise to date. The company’s growth, financial strength, stability, and [...]

Franchise Business Review Award

Pinot’s Palette Named a 2018 Top Franchise by Franchise Business Review

(HOUSTON) January 16, 2018 - Pinot’s Palette®, a pioneer in the creative entertainment industry, is named to the list of top franchises for 2018 according to Franchise Business Review’s 13th annual ranking of the top 200 award-winning franchise opportunities. Pinot’s Palette has put an artistic spin on traditional girls’ night out, date night and corporate events by creating a social experience that combines guests’ favorite cocktails and snacks with an opportunity to create their own masterpiece. Headquartered in Houston, Pinot’s Palette [...]

Hurricane Relief Fundraisers from Pinot's Palette

Pinot’s Palette Studios Organize Harvey Relief Events

Nationwide Franchise System with Roots in Houston Rallies to Support Gulf Coast The Pinot’s Palette franchise system, which includes 137 paint and sip studios nationwide, launched a series of fundraising events for Hurricane Harvey relief. The independently-owned studios organized quickly, as Houston-based corporate teams and Gulf Coast studio teams battled historic flooding in their homes and communities. The fundraisers are painting and drinking events hosted by numerous Pinot’s Palette studios from coast to coast. Proceeds from these Painting It Forward events [...]

Pinot's Palette Earns Made the Grade Franchise Designation

Pinot’s Palette® Earns a Made The Grade™ Listing for Franchise Investment

Earlier this year, Franchise Grade® designated Pinot’s Palette a Made The Grade Certified Franchise, giving it an A Grade for franchise investment. Franchise Grade annually performs 2,500 franchise evaluations, focusing on investment risk for prospective franchisees. The evaluation is based on franchise system qualities that most affect franchisees’ financial investment. Those qualities are: Low annualized cost. Fair royalty rate. Protected territory. Established franchisee advisory council. Low turnover rate. High growth. Disclosed expense data. Pinot’s Palette is honored to be a Made the Grade [...]

Pinot's Palette Art Scholarship Program

Pinot’s Palette Launches Scholarship Program

$1000 to be awarded to aspiring art student HOUSTON (June 14, 2017) – Calling all aspiring artists! Pinot’s Palette, a pioneer of the paint and sip entertainment category and one of the largest employers of professional artists in America, has announced the launch of the Pinot’s Palette Scholarship for Artistic Excellence. The scholarship program is open to all graduating high school students in the United States planning to pursue any arts or arts education related degree at an accredited U.S. [...]

Pinot’s Palette® Named 2017 Best Buy in Exclusive Franchise Times Ranking

New consumer-focused Zor Awards program launches, recognizing 10 laudable franchise brands to consider in 2017 HOUSTON (March 1, 2017) – Pinot’s Palette has been named a best buy in franchising in the Cheap Seats category by Franchise Times as part of its new Zor Awards program, intended to recognize brands in 10 of the industry’s most exciting categories. Designed to answer the question, “What’s the best franchise to buy?”, the Zor Awards is a new industry-exclusive awards program appearing in the [...]

Pinot’s Palette® Named a 2017 Best-in-Category Top Franchise by Franchise Business Review

Independent Survey Ranks Pinot’s Palette Highest for Franchisee Satisfaction out of Paint and Sip Studios and named Best in Category Among Top 200 Franchise Brands Houston, TX (February  23, 2017) – Pinot’s Palette was recently named Best-in-Category within Sports & Recreation by Franchise Business Review in its 2017 Top Franchises Report, making it the top ranked paint and sip in franchisee satisfaction on the list. A pioneer of the paint and sip entertainment category Pinot’s Palette has put an artistic spin [...]


Customer Paints Her Way to VIP Status at Pinot’s Palette – Dulles

Where’s your happy place? For Val Franchel of Dulles, Virginia, it’s her local Pinot’s Palette studio in Herndon. In June of 2015, Franchel, who has no previous painting experience, took her first class at Pinot’s Palette with her mom and from then on she was hooked. Franchel has since attended at least one Pinot’s Palette event a week- and now has more than 155 paintings to show for it. “I keep going back, because I enjoy the challenge of painting [...]