Where did the idea of paint nights originate?

We’ve all heard of paint nights where you drink wine and paint with friends. Although some may be intimidated to go because they’ve never painted for, don’t fear, that’s what the wine is for!  In this event it doesn’t matter whether you’re a beginner or painting is your passion. There is no judgement whatsoever, the point of it is to just simply have fun, drink and relax. But where did this genius idea come from?

The business has rapidly increased since 2007. The first reported paint and wine studio was in Alabama. The first franchise was “A painting fiesta” in Miami, Fl, they catered to both kids and adults. Now, there is an estimate of 1000 wine and painting companies in the U.S. Many of these companies partner up with restaurants to throw paint nights weekly. Others open up their own franchise like Dan Hermann’s business “Paint Nite”. Dann and his friend Sean Mcgrail came up with the idea of after brainstorming one night. They wanted to find an inexpensive way to start a painting party business and they did. They only invested $6,815, Now they have 54 employees and they operate in 115 cities globally and are worth $30 million. Whether it’s a birthday, bachelorette, or a Tuesday, paint nights are a great way to bond with friends and it’s taking Long Island by storm.

What is great about the Farmingdale Wine and Paint Nights at Vintage Wine Bar and Bistro, is that you get to paint wine glasses! It is a functional and fun way to express yourself and bond with friends and family members. Next time you’re looking for something to do with your friends on a weeknight on Long Island, you should definitely plan a paint night at Vintage Wine Bar and Bistro in  Farmingdale. There are promotional codes and and various themes. Look forward to seeing you there!


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