This year we are celebrating our 23rd anniversary of the Julian Grape Stomp Festa. We are excited to be continuing the old-world tradition of kicking off your shoes, rolling up your pant legs and letting tons of blessed grapes squish beneath your feet!
Julian’s Grape Stomp Festa is a great way to spend a Saturday and this year’s is shaping up to be one of our best. With ten local wineries offering sips to sample, a wide variety of food and shopping opportunities, great Italian music provided by Roman Holiday, Bocce Ball Court, a little extemporaneous dancing here and there, this will be a party to remember!
Join us at Menghini Winery, 1150 Julian Orchards Dr., Julian on September 7, 2019
11 am to 5 pm.
Regular admission tickets are $15 for adults, children ages 6 to 20 are $5, and under age 5 are free. (Children must be accompanied by an adult). You may purchase tickets online or at the gate.
Regular Admission – $15.00 Includes Wine Glass (for those 21+) and Stomping.
VIP Admission – $75.00 Includes:
Reserved tent seating in the shade
Gourmet cheese platter and snacks in VIP Tent
Two drink tickets that may be applied toward Champagne in the tent or wine/beer Tastings from vendors
Dedicated VIP restroom
Free Wine Glass
Fast Pass to the Stomping at NOON on they day of the event
VIP Tickets Will SELL OUT!! Get those online ASAP.
Note: The VIP ticket experience is only available for Adults. Children will not be allowed in the VIP tent.
A new exciting addition, is this year the proceeds go to The Inner North Star PTSD Retreat Center, here in Julian. Through fundraising events like this Veterans and First Responders can go to a no-cost PTSD retreat to receive the support they deserve. You will be able to purchase a “Stomping out PTSD” T-Shirt, and immediately following your time stomping grapes in the vat, customize it with your own footprints!
Julian’s Grape Stomp Festa is a great way to spend a Saturday and this year is shaping up to be one of our best. With local wineries, breweries, and cideries offering sips to sample, a wide variety of food and shopping opportunities, great music and undoubtedly, a little extemporaneous dancing here and there, this will be a party to remember!
You may purchase tickets online, or, at the gate. VIP Tickets expected to sell out and it recommended that you purchase in advance online.
Treat yourself to a VIP experience that includes convenient reserved parking, event admission, a fast-pass to the stomping vat at noon, comfortable seating under the VIP tent in the shade, a free wine glass, two free glasses of sparkling wine or two wine tickets, a cheese and cracker plate, and snacks
All proceeds will be donated to their nonprofit, enabling veterans and first responders to attend the retreat at no cost.
You can also donate directly on their website at
All donations are tax-deductible and greatly appreciated.
Please join us in an effort to Stomp out PTSD.
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