Almost 20 years ago several winemakers in the Grand Valley got together and held a small wine tasting. Now 18 years later the Colorado Mountain Winefest draws crowds from across the country.
Lumberger grapes hang in thick bunches at Carlson Vineyards. For owner Parker Carlson growing grapes in the Grand Valley started as a hobby. “I just kept telling my wife how much fun it would be to have a win..