If you were to ask the middle child of the wine-making family, the Jacksons, about her passion for wine? She would tell you it’s been a lifelong interest, along with her love of the French language.Julia Jackson is the daughter of wine-makers Jess Jackson and Barbara Banke, who run Jackson Family Wines.From 2006 to 2010, Julia attended Scripps College, where she received a bachelor of arts in studio arts. Then, she obtained a general management certificate from the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2010. Julia also spent a great deal of time in Bordeaux, France. There, she learned the French language, along with studying winemaking from French winemakers.
Due to her time in France, she also taught it to a sixth-grade class for a period of time.Julia currently works for her family’s company, Jackson Family Wines.At the family company, Julia Jackson works hard on marketing and PR campaigns. She also works diligently to promote Jackson’s international wine brands, like the Italian wine, Arcanum.Julia Jackson has also founded a nonprofit. Her organization is called ‘Cambria Seeds of Empowerment’. This program is aimed at empowering women who are doing good for their community. It awards a cash grant yearly to a nonprofit that meets certain criteria.