Julia Jackson grew up knowing the wine business and what region produces the best brand. She currently works the proprietor of Jackson Family Wines, her family’s company. As a young child her father, Jess Jackson would make her and her siblings tend the vineyard fields during the summertime. Her father wanted his children to know that it takes very hard work to reach success in the real world and by doing so, the success that follows will be fully appreciated. In 2010, Julia Jackson received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Studio Arts from Scripps College, a liberal arts women’s college located in Claremont, California. Julia taught French to six-graders while she attended college there, her fluency in French came to be after she would spend her summers in Bordeaux, France and had befriended a winemaker’s French-speaking daughter. During the same year after her graduation from Scripps, she went on to receive a summer certificate at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Julia Jackson is also a member of the Jackson Family Wines international sales team. Their goal is to spread the word and introduce the family’s wine to wine connoisseurs from all around the globe and the future generations of wine tasters to come. In 2014, she created a non-profit program named Cambria Seeds of Empowerment. This program celebrates inspirational women leaders from all around the world, hoping to encourage and inspire women everywhere to take lead in the business world. She was very inspired to create this program especially after seeing how her mother ran the company with brilliance and savvy. The program awards $100,000 in cash grants to other non-profit organizations that share the same qualities and principles as their own. The Jackson Family Wines have produced well over 50 notable brands. Champ de Rêves Pinot Noir, is one of their renown brands that’s produce from their Anderson Valley winery.