Julia serves as the proprietor at the Jackson Family Wines. Jackson Family Wines was founded by Jess Jackson, Julie’s father in 1982 and it currently has more than 30 different premium wineries. Apart from Kendall-Jackson, which is the most famous brand, Jackson Family Wines produce other brands such as La Crema and Anakota. Julia, who hails from San Francisco, was born in 1988. At a young age, Jess Jackson would make Julia and her siblings pick up grapes as he explained to them the significance of hard work. As a result, when Julia got older she dedicated more time to work in her family’s wineries where she gained experience in the wine industry. According to Julia, Chardonnay goes hand-in-hand with Pinot and therefore it is placed as one of the best wines in Sonoma.
Julia Jackson’s Education Background
Julia attended Scripps College between 2006 and 2010 and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art. In 2010, she participated in the Stanford Summer Institute of General Management where she obtained her Summer Certificate from Stanford’s Business School. After graduating, Julia worked in some of the Jackson Family wineries and ended up forming a strong bond with one of the winemaker’s French-speaking daughter. Julia traveled to the city of Bordeaux, France where she learned about French vineyards, distribution, and sales. Julia became fluent in French and landed a French teaching position to sixth-graders.
Cambria Seeds of Empowerment
Julia is the founder of the non-profit organization known as Cambria Seeds of Empowerment. The wine industry is dominated by men making it difficult for women to fit into the corporate world. The program aims at celebrating women warriors who have the determination of conquering the obstacles and hardships of life. Cambria Seeds of Empowerment usually awards 100,000 dollars annually to other non-profits that align themselves with the values and morals of the program.
At Jackson Family Wines, Julia works hand in hand with the international sales team to introduce her family’s wines to a new wine generation of drinkers globally.
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