Our Story

Meet Greg & Darcie Loudon

Owners Greg and Darcie LoudonAfter spending decades in the time-intensive world of advertising and illustration, I decided to slow things down and re-evaluate what was most important. My wife Darcie and I had several soul-searching conversations and decided to find something that could nurture our spirits. We discussed starting a business together —

Something close to home that is both creative and fun. That something turned out to be Bottle and Bottega. After a fantastic night out at a nearby Bottle and Bottega, we fell in love with the experience and the possibilities for a new and exciting future.

Let us help you set up a private event that is sure to be memorable and fun! Or simply sign up for one of our public events. We look forward to creating an experience for you to remember!


  • Bottle & Bottega "Clean and pretty place to hang with friends!"

    - Delphine B.

  • Bottle & Bottega "This place is sooo nice and the people here are a lot of fun!"

    - Jahnera L.

  • Bottle & Bottega "Thank you for giving us a time we all will remember!"

    - Latasha M.

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Bottle & Bottega’s History

  • 2009 Founder Stephanie King-Myers creates her first masterpiece - the paint and sip concept was born
  • 2011 Franchise Executive Nancy Bigley partners with Stephanie and the concept that started as “Bottles & Brushes” gives way to the “Bottle & Bottega” brand that we all know and love
  • 2011 The Bottle & Bottega flagship studio in Lakeview opened. Then, the brand expanded through national franchising, giving us over 25+ locations nationwide
  • 2011 We innovate the “paint and sip” concept by focusing on all art forms (not just paint), to ensure we are always fresh & creative
  • 2011 We created and launched Paint Your Pet, glass painting, and nude male figure painting parties
  • 2012 MILESTONE! We hosted our 20,000th painter
  • 2013 We raised over $20k for local charities via our Bottle & Bottega Fundraiser Parties
  • 2013 We launched our electronic Loyalty Program to reward our VIPs
  • 2014 Launched black canvas painting parties
  • 2014 USA Today names Bottle & Bottega one of the best franchise concepts for Moms
  • 2015 Bottle & Bottega is named in Entrepreneur Magazine’s “Top New Franchises” list
  • 2016 Bottle & Bottega is named in Franchise Business Review’s “Best of the Best” list
  • 2016 We launch even more new product line initiatives, including mosaics on canvas, Illumin-Art, and art masking.
  • 2017 Bottle & Bottega launches our new painting on wood pallet parties!
  • 2017 Bottle & Bottega ranked in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500

Party with us!