Julian Distilling

Julian, California

the julian distilling company project

The Julian Distilling Company project will offer a relaxed, rustic resort destination that celebrates the historic gold-rush charm of Julian, while bringing a local sustainable offering to the community and its patrons. Stunning scenic vistas and mountain views will be the backdrop to ranch-house inspired architecture, on-site orchards, local commissioned art, community collaborations and rural design features. These are the touches that define the new Julian Distilling Company project and reflect the history and magic of Julian.

Full-Service Restaurant and Bar

The mutli-purpose development will feature a full-service restaurant, grain-to-glass distillery, indoor/outdoor events center, on-site lodging, common area gathering spaces, hospitality center and barrel-aging warehouses.

The Julian Community

Community collaboration with local businesses to embrace sustainable practices will be the basis for the Julian Distilling Company operation.

Key elements include:

  • Site area is comprised of commercial and agricultural land
  • Chef-driven restaurant and bar, offering catering services for on-site events weddings, conferences and tour groups
  • Tasting room with full views of distillery operation. Guided workshops and distillery tours
  • Sustainable practices will be embraced including the use of solar and wind power, batteries, water recycling, mulching and reuse of grains and other materials use in facility operations
  • Common area gazebos for guest to socialize, unwind and star-gaze at the expansive night sky
  • Events space hosting up to 350 for weddings, conferences, tours, and performances
  • Lodging will include 20 mini cabins, tepees, RV access and tent sites
  • Hospitality welcome center providing guest check in and porter services for overnight stays
  • Distillery will produce handcrafted artisan spirits such as Apple Brandy, Whiskey, Gin, Vodka, Elderflower Liqueur and more
  • Storage warehouses for barrel-aging
  • Approximately 200 new parking spaces
  • Local collaboration with business and residents for sourcing products and labor

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Visit Us

111 Main St.

Julian, CA 92036

Contact us

(858) 627-0727


Open Hours

Mon-Thurs: 11am – 10pm

Fri-Sat: 11am – 12am

Sun: 10am – 9pm