Colo. (KKCO) – A new local wine is emitting a bouquet of success, after winning a double-gold medal at the Colorado Mountain Winefest in Palisade.

Two Rivers Winery in Grand Junction has mastered the art of cultivating vino. Chief Winemaker Tyrel Lawson worked his way up from the vineyards, and now, he’s pressing out his own label, Kahil.

“I’m making it different because I’m doing different varietals.”

“I’m making it different because I’m doing different varietals. I’m doing a Malbec, which Two Rivers is not. There are only a couple other wineries in the Valley actually doing that,” says Lawson.

But Lawson didn’t have to venture far to create his label. A law passed two years ago in Colorado allows wineries to share their facility with other labels, under a contract.


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  | by Kelly Asmuth, NBC 11 News