TOUR #1723- For the Birds! Eco-Friendly Winery Tour – November 4, 2023


Go where only tour participants may venture! Turner Road Vintners has created a bountiful habitat for a variety of bird species. Enjoy a glass of complimentary wine and join resident manager John Devine on an informative walk around the grounds and the innovative eco-friendly water reclamation ponds. Bring your binoculars and your camera (this is a go-to destination for bird photographers!). Participants must be 21 years or older.

Tour time: 1:50 pm – 3:45 pm

DIRECTIONS: Turner Road Vintners has two locations. This tour is located at the site closest to Interstate 5.  From Lodi, drive West on Turner Road. When you see Turner Road Vintners East Cellars, you need to continue driving West over the railroad tracks. The entrance to the tour at Turner Road Vintners West Cellars is on your left.  Check in at the guard shack at 1:50 p.m. and then meet your guide on the grassy area to the right.

Adult: $30.00

Book this tour beginning September 5, 2023

Tour guides will receive a list of customers who have registered by October 28, 2023.

Customers who register online for a tour after that date must show the guide a hard copy or phone display of the email receipt. The receipt may go to your spam folder.

Unsold tickets will be available during the festival and can be purchased on this website.

This map can be used to search for the best route to your tour from your current location. Drive time from Hutchins Street Square in Lodi, California to this tour is approximately 15 minutes.



Turner Road Vintners West Cellars is located on Turner Road between Interstate 5 and the railroad tracks. Do not go to Turner Road Vintners East Cellars which is east of the railroad tracks.  Check in at the guard shack at 1:50 p.m. and then meet your guide at the grassy area to your right.

QUESTIONS REGARDING REGISTRATION: Contact the Registration Coordinator at or leave a message at (800) 581-6150. Notify the Registration Coordinator in advance if special accommodations are needed. Expect a response from the Coordinator within the week.




Cancellation Policy: Full refunds (minus a 3% processing fee) are available prior to a tour upon the customer’s request at A full refund is automatically issued for any events cancelled by the festival organizers.

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John Devine

Meet your guide at the grass area just past the guard shack at 1:50

Turner Road Vintners West Cellars departure.

It is best to dress in layers.  The delta can be very cool in the morning and evening, but quite warm in the afternoon.

There is no food or water available on this tour, so participants are encouraged to bring a snack and a bottle of water if they like.

No, this tour does not require a Lands Pass.

There is not much use for binoculars and spotting scope on this tour.

You might want to bring a camera.

There may not be any restrooms at this site.

Participants will take a short walk on generally level ground or grass. Standing for an hour or more is required.

The tour site is generally not handicap or wheelchair accessible.

In general, it is not acceptable to bring dogs to the festival or on tours because they may interfere with other participants or disturb wildlife. Service animals must be handled so as not to disturb other people or wildlife.

There are many insects, including mosquitoes in the area, so long sleeve shirts and long pants are recommended. Insect repellent is recommended.

Yes, participants will be able to try several different wines.

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