Julia Jackson, the self-proclaimed “Wine warrior” of the Jackson Family Wine Collection, says she has always had an interest in wine. It seems only natural since she has been around wine all her life. But the middle child of Jess Jackson says she has always had a deep interest in the business ever since she was a child.
Julia says she can still recall the hot summer days in San Francisco when she would pick grapes under the 100 degree heat. Her father always taught her and her siblings the value of hard work. Julia worked at several of the family wineries. Even today, she has a life-long friendship with one of the daughters of an employee who has worked with her family for decades.
Julia attended Scripps College from 2006-2010. She received a bachelor’s degree in studio art then went on to receive a Management Certificate from Stanford Business School.
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Julia has lived on and off in France for several years. “I love the culture and the people.” It was in Bordeaux where she learned about global markets, sales and distribution. Julia seems to be primed to follow in her mother Barbara’s footsteps. Her mother is the current Chairwomen of Jackson Family Wines.
Julia Jackson started her own non-profit Cambria Seeds of Empowerment. Her goal is to empower women and help them overcome obstacles that may have gotten in their way success. Julie encourages women to pay it forward by helping others succeed.
She is very proud of her family and grateful for their wineries and all the friends they have formed over the decades. Julie says her goal is to help her family business deliver the finest products in the world.