Julia Jackson was born into the business of wine. As a daughter of wine icon Jess Jackson and industry innovator Barbara Banke, Julia grew up in the family vineyards. Jackson Family Wines is renowned for producing a multitude of wine brands with it’s many wineries around the world spanning six continents. Arrowood, Calina and Copain to name a few.
Julia attended Scripps College from 2006-2010, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art. Subsequently earning a Certificate of General Management from Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2010. Julia spent a summer in the family’s winery in France which influenced the way she approaches the business at home in the United States, and created a passion for all things French. She became a proprietor at Jackson Family Wines in 2010, and still holds this position currently. Julia is also the spokesperson for Cambria Estates.
Together with her sister Katherine, she founded the non-profit Cambria Seeds of Empowerment in 2014. The foundation awards $100,000 to “warrior women” that have overcome adversity and inspired. Honoring positive role models for young girls and women everywhere.
Jackson Family Wines practices sustainable farming and a commitment to the environment while maintaining family traditions. Despite being typically known for its Pinot Noir and Chardonnays, Julia strongly argues that Sonoma County creates some of the best Cabernets out there.