New Franchise Partner of the Year Award!

CHARLOTTETOWN STORE OWNER IS WINE KITZ NEW FRANCHISEE OF THE YEAR. OTHER ATLANTIC CANADA WINE KITZ OWNERS ALSO WIN AWARDS

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – June 9, 2011

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Local businessman Darren Holt, owner of Wine Kitz Charlottetown was named New Franchisee of the Year at the Wine Kitz National Conference held in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario June 5 -7.

Mr. Holt opened the Charlottetown location at 155 Belvedere Avenue in March 2010 and has grown his business exponentially since that time. This award recognizes Darren’s efforts and success as a first year franchise partner.

5 of the 12 awards presented went to Atlantic Wine Kitz stores. Other winners included Mike Briggs, Moncton NB for Franchise Partner of the Year. Award winners in the Director’s Club for outstanding sales achievement included franchise partners Harry Turner, Quispamsis NB, Eric Tucker, Fredericton NB (2nd year in a row) & Mike Briggs, Moncton NB.

There are 72 stores in the Wine Kitz franchise chain.

Darren Holt attributed his success to having staff that treat the customer as one of the family, making the whole customer service process a fun event for winemakers & staff.

Wine Kitz Charlottetown offers it customers the opportunity to make their own wine on the premises in a clean environment with state-of –the-art equipment that automates much of the winemaking process.

For additional information contact: Darren Holt, winekitzcharlottetown@bellaliant.com or phone (902) 894-9403