Julia Jackson is a vintner with a mission. To bring her family’s wine to the new generation of wine drinkers. With her charm and vast knowledge of wine, she easily wins over anyone that she speaks to. This includes celebrities and everyday people alike. She even was photographed with everyone’s favorite British Royal couple, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Julia was born in the foggy city of San Francisco, California in 1988. She grew up working in the vineyards, alongside her siblings and father. She recalls that he had them work in 100 degree weather picking grapes and sorting them. In those formative years, she learned what hard work really meant, and not to take success fro granted. Her education as a young adult consisted of classes at Scripps College where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Studio Art. After that she received a certificate in General Management at the prestigious Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Not only is this brunette beauty educated, but she’s also got a kind heart. Her philanthropic desires manifested in a program she founded called Cambria Seeds of Empowerment. Cambria Estate Vineyard & Winery is a female owned and operated winery. Julia runs the business with her mother and sister. Cambria Seeds of Empowerment is program connected to the winery. They give away $100,000 annually to nonprofit organizations to celebrate and embody the programs values which are community, spirit, and equality. Cambria Seeds of Empowerment celebrates the strong women leader in life that walked through fire, and are now mentoring others to do the same thing. Jackson Family Wines, another winery of Julia’s family business are growing exceptional grapes to produce only the best wines in the world. They have vineyards in 6 different countries in the world including North America, France, Chile, Italy, South Africa, and Australia. One of their best-selling wines Cambria Winery produce is from their North American winery and it is Cabernet Sauvignon, a deliciously savory wine that pairs well with lots of foods.