Julia Jackson is the owner of Jackson Family Wines, a vintner which was established by her father Jess Jackson. She took over the company in 2010 after finishing her college education. She graduated with a degree in Studio Art and also earned a Certificate, General Management, from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. View Julia’s full profile at LinkedIn.
Ever since the company’s founding three decades ago Jackson Family Wines has been family-owned and operated, a tradition which Julia Jackson continues. She works at all levels of the company and serves as the company’s spokesperson. The company’s estate is called the Cambria Estate Winery and they grow a variety of grapes for wine. Julia Jackson says that the area their estate is in, Sonoma, is home to some of the best Cabernet in the world. They make a variety of award-winning Cabernet blends at Jackson Family Wine.
Julia Jackson and Jackson Family Wines have a wide variety of wines for sale. Some of their popular brands include WindRacer, Liberated, Fortress, Arrowhead, and Cenyth. They are also widely known for one of their longtime most popular wines, Kendall-Jackson. Cenyth is one of the wines that Julia Jackson is personally credited with designing. The images on the bottle and the overall sensibilities were her design which is based on the colors found in Sonoma County all year long.
Along with her sister, Katherine, Julia Jackson founded a nonprofit they called Seeds of Empowerment. This organization grants $100,000 each year to “warrior women”. She are women who have both overcome adversity and have served as an inspiration to other women. One of the winners of this award was Dr. Victoria Kisyombe in 2014. Dr. Kisyombe had helped more than 200,000 women in Tanzania by improving the traditional micro-finance system they had developed in order to support women opening businesses.