Borvin Beverage vs D'Vine Wine Franchise Comparison

Below is an in-depth analysis and side-by-side comparison of Borvin Beverage vs D'Vine Wine including start-up costs and fees, business experience requirements, training & support and financing options.

Start-Up Costs and Fees

Borvin Beverage Franchise
D'Vine Wine Franchise
Investment $50,000 - $125,000$107,500 - $174,000
Franchise Fee $25,000 - $75,000N/A
Royalty Fee 5%-
Advertising Fee --
Year Founded 19852003
Year Franchised 19922006
Term Of Agreement 10 years-
Term Of Agreement 10 years-
Renewal Fee $2K-

Business Experience Requirements

Borvin Beverage Franchise
D'Vine Wine Franchise
  • General business experience
  • Marketing skills
  • Outside sales experience
  • -

    Financing Options

    Borvin Beverage Franchise
    D'Vine Wine Franchise
      In-House/3rd PartyIn-House/3rd Party
    Franchise Fees Yes/No-/-
    Start-up Costs No/No-/-
    Equipment No/No-/-
    Inventory No/No-/-
    Receivables No/No-/-
    Payroll No/No-/-

    Training & Support

    Borvin Beverage Franchise
    D'Vine Wine Franchise
    Training --
    Support Meetings, Internet, Field operations/evaluations-
    Marketing Co-op advertising-
    Operations 0% of all franchisees own more than one unit

    Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 3

    Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators)


    Expansion Plans

    Borvin Beverage Franchise
    D'Vine Wine Franchise
    US Expansion -Yes
    Canada Expansion NoYes
    International Expansion YesYes

    Company Overviews

    About Borvin Beverage

    Borvin Beverage Franchise Corporation (BBFC) was formed by Don Mikovch in 1992. Prior to forming BBFC, Don Mikovch served as CEO of several international high technology and broadcasting companies, where he received numerous awards and recognitions for his business achievements. In 1985 and after extensive worldwide travel, Don created Borvin Beverage (formerly Borvin Wines International), a wine importer and wholesale distributor located in Alexandria, Virginia.
    Borvin Beverage operated successfully which gave Don the additional knowledge, experience and incentive to franchise this business.

    About D'Vine Wine

    Wine has been an important part of history from its earliest development. It has a special place in our customs, diet and social gathering, both in ancient and modern history.

    Today, wine is more popular than ever. The wine industry has undergone a massive boom in recent years, with even more exciting times ahead. There has simply been no better time to be a part of one of the oldest and most sophisticated industries in the world, the wine trade. D’Vine Wine has long recognized the financial opportunities of wine and is offering an exciting opportunity to savvy entrepreneurs, D’Vine Wine franchises!

    D’Vine Wine is committed to creating franchise systems that have profitable operations through offering extensive support, innovative services and quality products.

    Our franchisees operate boutique mini-wineries where customers may make and/or custom label wine. They also sell their own bottled wines, offer wine tastings and wine by the glass, and carry decorative and gift items along with the specialized products and services.