Julia Jackson is a successful woman who’s one of the proprietors of an award winning wine company. With her role in Jackson-Family Wines, she helps carry on the strong tradition of excellence that her family has established in producing top-quality wines that have an international reputation. The privately owned enterprise has become a global endeavor and they own wineries throughout the world.The example that Julia Jackson provides as a successful woman inspires other ambitious girls and young women who are seeking to fulfill their own potential. She has taken it one step further with the non-profit that she founded that is called Cambria Seeds of Empowerment.Her mother an accomplished wine industry figure, Barbara Banke, was the inspiration behind this effort. The foundation celebrates Warrior Women who have overcome life’s hardships. Furthermore, these women inspire others to do the same and are having a positive impact on their communities.
Jackson felt the need to highlight positive role models for girls and young women as she felt there was a significant lack in this area. It ultimately celebrates those who effectively manage adversity and the strength of women in leadership roles.The lifetime of experience that Julia Jackson has undergone has been a platform for her success. She grew up watching her parents develop a successful business in winemaking and it became her passion in life too. With that said, she has complemented her life’s experiences with formal education as well.Art and wine kind of go together and she has an artistic bent that she developed with her degree in Studio Art from Scripps College. She has also achieved a Certificate in General Management from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.Carmel Road is one brand that Jackson-Family produces which takes advantage of the unique growing conditions in Monterey’s Salinas Valley. Roughly midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, the Pinot Noir, and Chardonnay are noted examples of their high-quality productions.