Julia Jackson works at the Jackson Family Wines where she is a proprietor and a member of the International sales team. A middle daughter to Barbara Banke and Jess Jackson, she started having an interest in wine since she was young. Julia Jackson was born in 1988 at San Francisco, California. According to her, she was surrounded by wine making since she was young and she participated in picking and also sorting grapes. Julia Jackson worked at many different Jackson Family Wineries after school or during the summers where she got to learn more about wine making and the processes involved in developing great wine.
Julia Jackson formed a lasting relationship with a daughter of one of the company’s winemakers and who was a French speaker. This strong relationship between the two led to an influential summer in Bordeaux where Julia got to learn French and acquainted herself with the French culture. According to her, it has been a longtime passion to learn French and that visiting France and visiting the vineyards and understanding the French style of making wine became a highlight for her life. After learning French, Julia Jackson took up a teaching position while still in college to teach the language to sixth-graders.
At the Jackson Family Wines, Julia Jackson works hard to introduce a new generation of wine lovers from all over the world to the company’s wines. She graduated from the Scripps College where she acquired her Bachelor’s Degree in Arts and Studio Art. She also went to the Stanford Graduate School of Business where she got a Certificate in General Management. Julia Jackson has worked in the Jackson Family Wines for more than 7 years and has therefore acquired extensive expertise and experience in the process of wine making. She attributes her success in the wine industry to hard work, discipline, passion and commitment.