FAQs for Private Parties & Classes!

Q: How does Wine & Design work?

A: We are THE paint & sip studio who puts the ART in pARTy! At Wine & Design, we provide a 2-hour instructional  painting class led by one of our professional artists! All in-studio events include complimentary Wine or Beer. You are always WELCOME to bring snacks and any non-alcoholic beverage you would like. Our artist will teach you step-by-step through the painting while you get to sip on your favorite beverage. By the end of class- you get to take home your finished masterpiece! We provide all the painting materials you need.


Q: Do I need to reserve my seats in advance? 

A: Yes! To reserve your seats for an upcoming class, please visit our online calendar and click on the painting class you would like to attend. Please add the number of tickets you need to your cart & continue to check-out. Payment is required at the time of registration. If you are unable to complete your payment online, please call the studio to register over the phone. 540-381-6964 | Click here to view online calendar & register for upcoming classes  https://www.wineanddesign.com/calendars/christiansburg


Q: Do I have to be 21 to come to Wine & Design?

A: Absolutely NOT! You only have to be 21 to enjoy the wine or beer. Painting is for everyone. Our Evening Public Classes are for ages 16 and up, but call us if you would like to bring someone younger and we can talk about it. Our ArtBuzz Kids classes are for children ages 4 and up - BTW many adults come to our ABK classes! Shhhhhh - we won't tell anyone!

Q: Can I pay at the door?

A: If you would like to pay at the door, please call the studio to make arrangements. Your seats are not guaranteed or secured without payment. We MAY hold your seats if you would like to pay at the door; however if the class sells out, payment is required in advance. Please arrive 30 minutes early prior to class for check-in and payment.  540-381-6964


Q: How do I sign-up for a class using a Gift Certificate, Credit, or Frequent Painter Card?

A: Most of our Gift Certificates can be used Online. If you have any difficulty, please call the studio to register your seats over the phone. 540-381-6964


Q: How do I use a coupon/discount code?

A: Please create an account with us online during registration. Coupon/discount codes are not valid for specialty classes or pre-discounted classes. If there is a question see the description for the class you would like to sign up for or call the studio. Click here to create account: https://www.wineanddesign.com/christiansburg/customer/account/login/


Q: How many people do you need to have for a private party?

A: There is a 10 person minimum for an Adult Private Party at our studio ($35 per person, $350 - Ages 16 and Up). There is a 10 kid minimum for an Art Buzz Kids Private Party ($25 per child, $250 total, child MUST select from our ABK paintings). There is a 15 person minimum for an On Wheels event at your desired location. If the minimum number is not met the night of your party, you are still responsible for payment of those seats.  We now have a small private party room that will accommodate 6 which is also the minimum and the price is $35 per person Child or Adult.

 


Q: What if I have less than 10 people for a party?

A: See the information above about our Small Private Party Room,  or if you have a small group under 6 people, it is recommended to join a class on our calendar, open to the public! We are happy to seat your group together at one table. Please advise all guests to put your name/group name in the Comment Box, so we know to seat you all together. Click here to view online calendar for upcoming classes: https://www.wineanddesign.com/calendars/christiansburg


Q: What is the cost?

A: The cost is typically $35 per person for Adult Wine & Design classes & parties. The cost $25 per child for most Art Buzz Kids classes & parties. The cost is $45 for a Paint-it-Forward Fundraiser ($20.00 per paid participant donated to your cause). The cost is $60 for Paint Your Pet/House classes. Some specialty classes (bottle painting, wreaths, wood cut-outs, wood pallets, etc) range in price $35-$55+ and up. We sometimes offer $25 & $30 Special classes on our monthly calendar. Sign up with our newsletter and like us on social media to learn more about our upcoming specials!  Facebook , Instagram, and  Twitter


Q: Any other charges I should know about in advance?

A: To book & secure your private event, please complete the Private Party Agreement that will be sent to you via email. We will then set up your event on our calendar and send you a link to choose your painting and pay for your event. If you are having each guest sign up individually, your reservation is not confirmed until we receive a minimum deposit payment of $70 (2 seats) for adult party; or $50 (2 seats) for kids party. We are happy to customize a new painting for your event, for a reasonable artist customization fee ranging from $50-$75.


Q: How long is the party/class?

A: All events are 2-hour long instruction class. We also recommend a 30 minute social/arrival time, for everyone to check-in, pour themselves a beverage, and mingle before we begin painting.


Q: What does the ticket price include?

A: Wine & Design provides a pre-traced canvas per person, artist instruction, music, all painting materials, and for In Studio events ONLY, up to 2 glasses of complimentary wine or 1 beer. Our professional artist will teach you step-by-step how to create your own masterpiece!


Q: Do you sell alcohol, wine, beer, or food? Is wine included?

A: No we do not sell any type of alcohol. We provide 2 complimentary glasses of wine or one beer for public classes. Private Parties have the option to have our house wine or make their party a BYOB (bring your own beverage) pARTy. Per ABC Law, you cannot do both house wine and BYOB. If you select BYOB, you may bring wine, beer, champagne, non-alcoholic beverages, along with your own food. NO hard liquor is permitted at our location. There are no restrictions on food. You may bring your own finger-foods, snacks, or choose to have your event catered. ALL of our off-site location "On Wheels" events at restaurants do not include any wine or beer, but you may purchase beverages/food at the location, depending on the venue.


Q: What is your cancellation policy?

A: Cancellation policy: In order to receive a full refund you must call 48 hours prior to the event. If you cancel the day of class/event, we will gladly extend to you a 90 day credit to use towards an upcoming class. If there is a threat of inclement weather or if the event has low attendance, it may be subject to cancellation. In this case, you will be given a credit to attend a future class of equal value. 

For Private Parties, We have an 10-day cancellation policy. If you cancel outside the 10 days, we are happy to reschedule your event or cancel altogether. If you decide to cancel your event within the 10 days, there are a few options for you! 

  • Reschedule your event to a different date.
  • Open your Private Event to the public, so anybody can join! We can still seat all friends in your party together at one table.
  • Join a class on our calendar, and we can seat your group together at one table.

Q: How do I book an event?

A: To book & secure your private event, please call our studio to confirm event details, contact information, and complete deposit payment of $70 (2 seats) for adult party; or $50 (2 seats) for kids party. Once the party is booked, we will add your event to our calendar and email you a contract going over party details, registration link to send out to your guests, and paintings link to view our Wine & Design gallery. 919-535-8695 | cary@wineanddesign.com


Q: Can I pick the painting?

A: Yes! As the organizer of a private event, YOU get to choose the painting. Once your event is booked, we will email you a link to your event where you will be able to view our Wine & Design paintings. The paintings are listed from newest designs to oldest, but you can use Keyword filters to narrow your selections. You may pick 1 painting for your event, the artist can teach 1 painting at a time in the class. We will be in touch closer to the date of your event to confirm your painting selection. We also offer Open Studio Style Private Parties, but those will incur an additional charge.


Q: Do you have kids paintings?
A: Yes, we have hundreds of kids paintings! These paintings are simplified, bright, and colorful for kids of all ages. Popular paintings for kids are animals. Once you book your child's party, we will email you the Google drive link, specifically the Art Buzz Kids folder. You & your child may look together to pick the best painting out for their event!


Q: Can my party guests pay separate? Can they pay at the door?

A: Yes. Once your event is on our calendar, we will email you the registration link and Private Event Code, that you can give to your friends to access your event to complete their registrations & payments online. If they would like to pay at the door the night of the event, they must call the studio to register over the phone, and arrive at least 20 minutes prior to the start of your event to complete their registration and make their payment 540-381-6964


Q: Do you have Kids Camps?

A: Yes! Art Buzz Kids is a Kids Division of Wine & Design. We offer Summer Camps, Teacher Workdays, and Holiday Workshops. All events are listed on our online calender, under Public Events & Art Buzz Kids section.


Q: Do you have group discounts?

A: Sometimes! For larger parties over 20+ people, please call the studio to inquire about a party for your event and elaborate on details of your event.


We are looking forward to painting with you & celebrating your private event! Contact us to book your Private Event! 540-381-6964 | christiansburg@wineanddesign.com