“It take a lot of beer to make great wine,” Paul Nunes, owner. With over 20 years of winemaking – that is a lot of beer. Throw in two brothers who between them have decades of expereince crafting, fermenting and perfecting beverage–making, and born is Taproot Brewing Co. Like their estate grown wine, and farm-to-table culinary experiences, Taproot’s hop-forward small batch beer is intended to be enjoyed immediately for the ultimate freshness.
The Taproot name not only represents the obvious nod to the Nunes family vineyard roots, but also symbolizes their history rooted in Aquidneck Island agriculture. The vineyard is situated on preserved farmland that has been in the Nunes family for over 100 years. Just as a taproot anchors a plant to the ground encouraging more roots to stem from it, the family’s rich farming roots have inspired other elements of the company to grow.