Julia Jackson is the youngest daughter of Jess Jackson, the Founder of Jackson Family Wines. Those close to her describe her as an enthusiastic and strong-minded person. Julia harbors a unique personality that amazes those who meet her for the first time. Undeniably, Julia is exceptional and has broken many a glass ceilings. Her interest in the wine industry grew way back before she joined her father’s company. At a tender age, Julia was introduced to wine-making by her mother, Barbara Banke, and this marked her entry in the wine business. Armed with vast knowledge and experience, Julia has helped transform her father’s company into a giant in the wine sector.
She is the current spokesperson of Cambria Estate Winery and represents the next generation in the wine industry. Julia understands that the world is changing and the new generation is becoming more and more disloyal to particular wines. For this reason, she has been in the forefront ensuring her company employs brainy strategies to lure more customers. However, she is cautious and tries as much as possible to stick to what made her father a success.
Apart from wine, Julia loved French and spent most of her early life learning the language. She familiarized herself with the culture of the French people and even spent time learning the French style of wine-making. What’s more? Her fluency in French secured her a teaching position during her college years.
Julia strives to honor her father’s legacy and is always cautious to emulate his emotional intelligence. Additionally, Julia believes in women empowerment, and she always advocates for equality. In 2014, she founded Cambria Seeds of Empowerment to celebrate women who have overcome hardships and are encouraging others to do the same. The program awards $100,000 annually to non-profit organizations the embody women in the community.