Friday, January 31, 2014


Visit our tasting room to sample these luscious wines!
Or, visit our wine shop HERE

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Private Winery Tour and FREE Chocolate!

Click to contact our Group Tour Manager and make your reservation.
Less than 9 tour slots are available with winery proprietor Patty Brower, so contact us today for a fun
Wine Adventure!
Chateau Julien is the only full operational winery on the Monterey Peninsula open to the public so don't miss an opportunity for a unique experience! Perfect for you and your sweetheart & large groups alike!

Private Tours of the Wine Estate 

THE WINEMAKER'S TOUR (approximately 1-1/2 hours)
Winemaker Bill Anderson will be your personal tour guide during a behind-the-scenes tour of the Wine Estate. Taste hidden gems, favorite library wines and Proprietary blends with a barrel tasting of red wine aging in the Chai. Guests finish at the Château with a generous artisan cheese and fruit plate and a taste of Quinta Port or Carmel Cream Sherry. $100 /guest plus tax
THE GRAND ESTATE TOUR (approximately 1-1/2 hours)
Guests taste limited production Private Reserve wines with a special sampling of aging wine from a barrel. We conclude the tour on the Garden Cobblestone Courtyard with an array of cheeses, fruit, and crackers. Guests take home a keepsake wine glass. $35 /guest plus tax
THE CHATEAU TOUR (approximately 1 hour)
A tasting of limited & specialty wines will be offered during the tour of the Wine Estate, including a Winemaker’s choice of aging wine from a barrel or tank. Guests take home a keepsake wine glass.
$25 /guest plus tax
LE PETIT TOUR (approximately 1 hour)
Your winery tour guide will share the history of Château Julien Wine Estate, fun wine facts and local wine country information while tasting a selection of wines throughout the tour. $20 /guest plus tax
In addition to the above Group Tour options of the Estate, we offer several different options for personalized tours including   grape stomps, team-building activities and cooking demonstrations. Pricing upon request.

Friday, January 24, 2014

Barrel Tasting and Futures Open House.

The wines have been selected for our Barrel Tasting and Futures Open House.
2012 Private Reserve Merlot and
2013 Private Reserve "Sur Lie" Chardonnay!

Join us as we savor two of our most highly acclaimed Private Reserve wines direct from the barrel with winemaker Bill Anderson.
Step through the French doors of our great hall and enjoy a fun afternoon in our glass covered conservatory and cobblestone courtyard.  

We will be offering incredible savings that day and that day ONLY!! Purchase tickets in advance by calling 831-624-2600 or on our website here:

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Silver Medal!!

Congratulations to the Brower Family and Winemaker Bill Anderson on the recent Silver Medal from the San Francisco Chronicle 2014 Wine Competition. This was awarded to our 2009 Private Reserve Merlot - our flagship 100% varietal produced by the wine estate since 1982! Stop by the tasting room to sample this rich and delicious wine or order from our website here.

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

Château Julien welcomes Candice McMeans!

Carmel, CA (January 2014)… Château Julien Wine Estate is pleased to announce the appointment of Candice McMeans as Manager of Events. Candice brings her experience, strategic planning skills and passion for event planning to the Château Julien team.

As a seasoned event manager, Candice has an impressive planning background with exceptional knowledge of event logistics and onsite event coordination. Her experience includes events & catering with the 5 star luxury resort Breakers in Palm Beach as well as event management for The Fish Hopper in Monterey, California. Château Julien is thrilled to welcome Candice to our family of staff.

Château Julien Wine Estate is family owned and operated by Bob and Patty Brower in Carmel Valley, California. Nestled in the oak studded hillsides amid vineyards and gardens, the exquisite Château Julien Wine Estate blends old-world sophistication with the natural beauty of wine country. For over 30 years, Château Julien wines have graced the palates of numerous guests and wine enthusiasts worldwide. Sixteen acres of manicured Estate grounds fuse state-of-the-art winemaking facilities with stunning event venues, highlighting the area’s most majestic views, personalized service, and authentic wine-country ambiance.. For more information on Château Julien wines or the Wine Estate, please visit

Thursday, January 02, 2014

Free Concert at Chateau Julien

Let's kick off 2014 with a fun FREE concert at Chateau Julien. We are so excited that KRML Radio will host their next pop-up concert with us. Mike Beck and the Bohemian Saints will be live on our cobbleston courtyard from 2:30-4:30pm. We will be serving wine by the glass for only $5 so we hope to see you all there! Get ready for fun music and fabulous wine!