8 New Studios coming soon!

Pinot & Picasso is raising the bar because we’ve officially reached the 50 studio milestone! We are doing it in true Pinot fashion with our BIGGEST studio announcement for 2021! 

We’re welcoming 8 NEW STUDIOS to the Pinot & Picasso family over the next couple of months! The best part? All of these new studios are all interstate! Pinot & Picasso is undeniably proud to also be expanding into TWO NEW STATES! When we say we are Australia’s #1 Paint & Sip experience, you better believe it, baby!

Check out where we are launching these new studios!

How incredible are these territories? We cannot wait to bring Pinot & Picasso to these wonderful communities! These studios will be opening over the next couple of months.

AUGUST
BENDIGO
NORTH BRISBANE
BRUNSWICK 
MELBOURNE CBD
WERRIBEE
HOBART

SEPTEMBER
FREMANTLE
FITZROY

 

Our new Franchise Owners cannot wait to bring Australia’s #1 Paint & Sip experience to these exciting communities! 

Pinot & Picasso has landed in New Zealand!

It’s time to share some news to your pals in NZ… Pinot & Picasso is going INTERNATIONAL! We are bringing our iconic Paint & Sip experience across the ditch to NEW ZEALAND!

We could not be more excited about this giant step for our company! We really think our Kiwi neighbours are going to LOVE this experience just as much as our Aussies do! 

Find out where we are opening in NZ next month!

We are opening THREE new studios in NZ next month! We’re excited to be operating in the amazing locations of Hutt Valley, Albany & Parnell! We are hoping to have almost 10 NZ studios serving up our incredible paint & sip experience by the end of this year!

Be sure to follow our Pinot & Picasso New Zealand Facebook and Instagram pages to keep up with all our exciting updates!

Welcome to the Family, Broadbeach!

Pinot & Picasso is one studio away from raising the bat for our half-century! We’re welcoming Broadbeach to the team as Studio #49!

The opening date is:
Broadbeach – 10th July

We’re so thrilled to be bringing another amazing studio to the Gold Coast, joining our thriving locations of Southport and Palm Beach!

We’ve got a total of 9 studios now in Queensland, and many more wonderful territories available! Thinking of owning a studio in the Sunshine State? Here are some locations that may spark your interest: Townsville, Cairns, Mackay, Rockhampton, Morningside, Caboolture, and more!

If you’d like to find out more about our studios, available territories or our brand – please book a call with Alyce today!

FOUR Artworks Added To The Gallery

Here’s something for you to look forward to this July! We’ve just released FOUR new artworks to the Pinot & Picasso gallery – our biggest yet this year!

Your requests have been heard by our Creative Council, and we think these new paintings are absolutely awesome! So, what are you waiting for? Scroll down to see the new artworks now!

Brissy Bikes

Harbour City

Lost in Japan

Dragonfire

Here are the our latest artworks for this month!
 
Brissy Bikes
 A great artwork of the colourful Brisbane cityscape! Created by Dominique O’Leary from Fortitude Valley studio.
 
Harbour City
The city of Sydney on show! Paint the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House! Created by Jacqueline Spinoza from Surry Hills studio.  
 
Lost in Japan
What could be better for celebrating the Tokyo Olympics than with the iconic Cherry Blossoms! This beautiful artwork is perfect for all groups! Created by Bryce from P&P HQ Creative. 
 
Dragonfire 
Get lost in your inner eye when you look into the Dragon’s eye! Created by Jacqueline Spinoza from Surry Hills studio.  
 
There’s nothing better to do this winter than paint & sip all night long at Pinot & Picasso! Fire up the group chat with the gals and book now at your favourite studio!

Franchisee Focus: Kress & Dave Laguidi

Pinot & Picasso Franchising

Kress Laguidi was a proud and hard-working artist at Pinot & Picasso. Last year, she took off her P&P apron and put on her business woman cap and joined the Pinot & Picasso family as a Franchise Owner!

We chatted with Kress about what her experience as a Franchisee has been like since opening Pinot & Picasso South Coast! 

 

What convinced you to join the Pinot & Picasso as a Franchisee?

“I was working for the Pinot & Picasso Camden team as an artist for a year (since it’s opening in mid-2019) and I loved every minute of it. Everyone always had a good time, whether it was because of the painting or because of the sipping, it didn’t matter! If they had a bad day, that was left at the door and was always such a good vibe.

In 2020, after the COVID lockdown, so many new Pinot & Picasso studios started opening and Dave decided we wanted to be a part of the family.” 

 

What was the process like becoming a P&P Franchisee? 

“It was really quick for us. We had a phone meeting with James on the last day of August and by the end of October, we were trading.”

What’s been your favourite thing about Pinot & Picasso?
“The thing I love about Pinot & Picasso is that it is a big family – everyone from HQ, the Franchise owners, and even the staff hosting in the studios. Everyone wants to help everyone out as much as they can and are happy to share ideas. If there is a problem, there is always someone willing to give advice.”

 

How has your studio been received by your community?
“The South Coast loves having us down there. It is something different for them and something (cultural/entertainment) they don’t have to travel to the cities for. We also have a lot of city folk who are on a weekend escape or holiday who will come to a session.”

 

Since becoming a Franchise Owner with P&P, what benefits have you seen in life and business?
“Working with Pinot & Picasso is great because there is flexibility with work house. I have 2 small children so I can work early or late to make sure I have time in the day for the,. I am working mostly from our home office and when I am working the sessions with my staff doing pop-ups, we are usually by the beach or looking over rolling hills. It’s pretty hard work… wink wink!

 

If there was one reason to join P&P, what would it be?
“Pinot & Picasso is creative, fun and flexible. Most importantly, the team is growing and improving as the business is, so HQ has refined operations and expanded even since we started down the coast 8 months ago!”

 

Does the Pinot & Picasso lifestyle sound like a dream to you? Enquire about becoming a Franchise Owner today!

New July School Holiday artworks!

P&P July School Holidays

The winter school holidays are almost here! We’ve released TWO new artworks that are fun for the little ones and perfect for keeping the kids occupied these school holidays – talk about a win-win!

Our Creative Council have worked tirelessly to bring new concepts to our Kids gallery and we think these new additions are super fresh and exciting! Take the kids off your hands and bring them to one of our Pinot & Picasso studios these school holidays!

Penguin Pat

I Scream

Introducing our NEW kids artworks for these school holidays!

Penguin Pat: A playful penguin braving the cold like all of us this winter!
I Scream: Who doesn’t love a tripe scoop cone? This artwork allows for the kids to choose their own flavours to put on their cone!

The sessions are bound to sell out fast, so if this sounds like the perfect activity for your kids these winter school holidays – it’s best to book now ahead now!

Happy Pride from Pinot & Picasso!

Pinot & Picasso Pride Month
We’re wishing all our LGBTQI+ friends a very happy Pride Month!

Pinot & Picasso is celebrating Pride Month the best way we know how – our incredible Drag Queen hosts! You can now release your inner Drag Queen at sessions & functions at selected studios!

Don’t be a drag, just be a queen! Did you know you can have a Drag Queen host at your Pinot & Picasso function? Bring the glam and shazam to your paint & sip experience with these fabulous ladies! 

 We can guarantee there will never be a dull moment at your private event or session with a Drag Queen host! They will guide you through your artwork alongside our P&P artist. They will take your night to the next level!

Party with our Drag Queen hosts all year round at Pinot & Picasso! Enquire with us today!

Franchisee Focus: Team Orange

Pinot & Picasso Orange

Best mates Clinton, Adam and Daniel took a leap and decided to open a Pinot & Picasso studio in a popular rural destination – Orange! We have said countless times that the P&P business models gives potential Franchisees the opportunity to operate a studio from afar, and the Pinot & Picasso Orange team is a prime example of this! 

Clinton chatted with us on behalf of the team to tell us what they have loved about their experience so far as Pinot & Picasso Franchise owners!

What convinced you to join the Pinot & Picasso as a Franchisee?

“We have always been looking to start a business or invest our money in something for our future. Pinot & Picasso had some appeal because of the market access it provided as a first-time investment compared to other franchise brands. The set-up looked affordable and straightforward, and we also had some mutual friend who already invested in the brand. They highly recommended the business model during our initial decision stages.”

What was the process like becoming a P&P Franchisee? 

“The process was exceptionally smooth and straightforward. Whilst having business experience meant we needed less help getting our business off the ground and running, the Pinot HQ team were always ready and able to help when we needed their industry knowledge and expertise.”

What’s been your favourite thing about Pinot & Picasso?
“Having fun, hands down the most enjoyable business we have been a part of. Not only do we enjoy ourselves, but we also sell a great service that is second to none and the bottom line is, our customers have fun too! It really is a lifestyle that Pinot & Picasso sell to their franchisees.”

What’s it been like operating a studio from a distance?
“Challenging and rewarding all at the same time. The biggest challenge has been injecting ourselves into the local community and being accepted. This also meant long drives, time away from home and away from loved ones. However, we have met some amazing on this journey and made some good friends throughout our adopted community. On top of this, we have a sound understanding of our region and can quite confidently call it a second home.”

Since becoming a Franchise Owner with P&P, what benefits have you seen in life and business?
“We have seen an increase in our work life balance for the better. We have more time to do the things we love. Besides this, going to work for Pinot does not really feel like work when staff and customers all want to be there. After a few months of hard work setting up and pounding the pavement, the benefits have really paid off and the ability to now work from home is fantastic. We can see the opportunity to expand and pivot our entire lifestyle towards solely running Pinot & Picasso.”

If there was one reason to join P&P, what would it be?
“A new lifestyle.”

Does the Pinot & Picasso lifestyle sound like a dream to you? Enquire about becoming a Franchise Owner today!

TWO New Artworks have been released!

P&P New Artworks

It’s a new month, which means NEW ARTWORKS! We’ve added two masterpieces to our Pinot & Picasso gallery this June!

Our Creative Council have been listening to your requests and feedback, and we think these new paintings are absolute knockouts! We don’t want to keep you waiting – scroll down to see the artworks now!

Here are the our latest artworks for this month!

  • Femme de Fleur: This pastel minimal artwork is one that we can see hanging in people’s houses! Stun your friends with this creative masterpiece.
  • Rosé Getaway: From where you would rather be! A beautiful coastal vibe matched with a glass of Rosé.
There’s nothing better to do this winter than paint & sip all night long at Pinot & Picasso! Fire up the group chat with the gals and book now at your favourite studio!

Our First South Australia Studio is here!

Pinot & Picasso Norwood

Pinot & Picasso is expanding into a new state this month! We’re bringing Australia’s #1 Paint & Sip experience to South Australia! 

The new studio is:
Norwood – 11th June

We’re closing in on a total of 50 studios nationwide, which is mind-blowing! We’re so excited to be opening a studio in another fantastic location, and we hope to open more in the great state of South Australia very soon!

Our Norwood studio is ready to roll as our first SA studio! Like the idea of owning a studio in Adelaide? We do have many locations still available in this exciting state!

If you’d like to find out more about our studios, available territories or our brand – enquire now at our Franchise page!

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