Julia Jackson was born in 1988 into a family that had a passion for growing grapes and producing wine. Her father, Jess Jackson, was the founder of Jackson Family Wines. She has memories of some of her time as a child involving picking and sorting grapes in the heat of the summer. One of the big lessons he imparted on her and her sister was to work hard and appreciate that is the way people find success. Now the Proprietor of Jackson Family Wines, Julia Jackson prepared for this role through her education. She obtained a bachelor’s degree at Scripps College in 2010. In that same year she also became a student at the Stanford Graduate School of Business where she completed a certificate program in general management. She is involved in many aspects of the company including marketing and international sales.
Jackson Family Wines sources its wine from several areas around the world. This includes California as well as vineyards in Oregon. Other nations they have vineyards in includes Australia, Italy, France, Chile, and South Africa. They have many brands of wine for sale across the world. Among these are the ones they produce in Napa, California. This includes brands like Freemark Abbey, Bootleg, Cardinale, La Jota, and others. In order to support other women who are trying to make a positive difference in the world, Julia Jackson and her sister established a nonprofit called Cambria Seeds of Empowerment. Each year they award one woman a $100,000 cash grant who is making a difference. Julia has said that the business world, including the wine business, is dominated by men in leadership positions. Julia and her sister want to support women who are both successful in business and are authentic.