WineWax @ BierWax

Vineyard Rooftop Reds, beer bar BierWax have one fruitful partnership

BierWax owner Chris Maestro didn’t know what to do with the wild grape vine in the bar’s back patio until Rooftop Reds came knocking.

From left, Village Vines director Malcolm Baker, BierWax

From left, Village Vines director Malcolm Baker, BierWax owner Chris Maestro and Rooftop Reds founder Devin Shomaker at BierWax in Prospect Heights. Photo Credit: Rooftop Reds / Mira Atherton

 

When Chris Maestro signed the lease on his Prospect Heights beer bar BierWax a year ago, the previous restaurant owner in the space warned him about the grapes.

“They said come September, they will start falling. It gets quite messy,” Maestro said. “I didn’t hear anything good coming of those grapes.”

Now, Maestro has found some good for the fruit growing on a vine in the bar’s back patio. He’s partnered with Rooftop Reds for the Brooklyn vineyard’s new nonprofit, Village Vines.

Follow the links below for more information.

 

https://www.amny.com/eat-and-drink/rooftop-reds-village-vines-1.21225546

https://www.bierwaxnyc.com/

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