It is essential for guardians and parents to show their children the significance of hard work. Jess Jackson and Barbara Banke did exactly that with their kids. As part of that lesson, the kids have childhood memories colored with days of picking grapes in 100° weather. Julia Jackson has never forgotten the lessons she learned from her parents to date. She speaks of her mother’s genius and her father’s vision with pride. Julia attributes the success of Jackson Family Wines to these qualities. She says that her parents’ ability to perfectly complement each other made them quite the dynamic duo.
Julia the French Lover
Julia worked at the family’s wineries over the summers during which she became friends with an employee’s daughter. This led to her spending her summertime in Bordeaux where she immersed herself in the French culture. Learning the language and French style of wine-making was the highlight of her life. So fluent in French that Julia got a job teaching it to 6th graders during college. Born in 1988 the middle child of Jess and Barbara possesses a spirit that lights up every room she walks into.
For Strong Women Everywhere
Julia Jackson speaks of her mother with pride and admiration. Her mother’s authenticity inspired her to start Cambria Seeds of Empowerment. This is a program for strong women whose lives have dealt them a lousy hand but have emerged winners against all the odds. The aim is to provide a roster of role models for young girls all over the world. It donates $100,000 annually to charities that embody the same spirit. Julia is an alumnus of Scripps College and Stanford Graduate School of Business. Visit cambriawines.com for more info.
In her expert opinion, Cabernets have a place in Sonoma. The Jackson Family Wines Sonoma wine, La Crema, was acquired in 1979 before it was the household name it is today. La Crema Pinot Noir and Chardonnay are pure, accurate and genuine to their origin due to their traditional process. Jackson Family Wines banks on quality and preservation of the environment.