Julia Jackson is the daughter of Jess Jackson and Barbara Banke and was born in San Francisco California in the year 1988. Julia is the proprietor of Jacksons Family Wine business. Julia comes from a wine making family and developed interests in the business since her childhood. Julia started picking and sorting grapes at a very tender age. Julia while still at school during the summer holidays would work at several of their family wineries. It is here that she met a French speaking daughter of one of the employees whom she became friends with. The friendship culminated in a trip to Bordeaux France where Julia learned to speak French, fell in love with the French people culture and also learned the French winemaking style.
Julia attended Scripps College in Claremont, California and pursued a Bachelor of Arts degree in Studio Art from the year 2006 to 2010. In 2010 Julia went to Stanford Graduate School of Business where she was awarded a Certificate in General Management.
Julia is also a philanthropist and in 2014 founded the Cambria Seeds of Empowerment. Cambria Seeds of Empowerment is a program that celebrates great women in the society who have been able to overcome life hardships and is a source of inspiration to other women in the community. The inspiration behind the formation of Cambria Seeds of Empowerment was her mother who was her role model and the brains behind Jackson’s family wine company. The empowerment program awards $100,000 annually in the form of grants to charitable organizations that support the programs pillar of equality, community, and spirit.
Cardinale Intrada Sauvignon Blanc is one of the best brands that the family wine company produces and was served at a dinner in 2016 at the Weinstein Company’s extravagant pre-Oscar party. Other notable brands include the Cambria and the Julia’s Vineyard Pinot Noir which was named as the wine of the year in 2010 by wine Enthusiast.