Joanie Turkovich — Mom/Owner
Prior to marrying Tony, Joanie had no previous agricultural exposure. She was raised in Marin County, CA and graduated from Cal Poly with a degree in Nutrition. After college, Joanie went to work as a Registered Dietitian for a hospital and then as a Consultant in several skilled nursing facilities. Before motherhood intervened, Joanie enjoyed owning horses & pleasure riding; now she fills her time working and decorating the tasting room.
Tony Turkovich — Father/Farmer/Owner
Tony has been a sustainable farmer in Yolo County for over 35 years. He received his BA in agricultural engineering from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, and completed an MBA at USC before returning to Winters to work for the Button Family on their farm. Since then, Tony has managed the farming operation at Button & Turkovich Ranch which produces crops such as tomatoes, alfalfa, sunflowers, prunes and oranges, and now, wine grapes. He is constantly working but when he finds time for a break, he enjoys hiking and fly fishing.
Norberto Moreno — Argentine Winemaker
For the last 25 years Luciana’s father, Norberto, has specialized in the production of sparkling wine in Argentina. Currently, Luciana and Norberto produce three different sparkling wines under the Turkovich Family Wines brand. Norberto owns his own sparkling wine company and acts as a wine consultant for many different Argentinean and Uruguayan wineries.